Adjusting our work for our age isn’t easy. Our minds want to do one thing, but our bodies rebel. At the same time, it is our work and goals that keep us going and interested in life.
What goes into the making of an old timber-frame, post-and-beam handmade barn?
The masons worked hard to repair the crumbling and leaking barn walls at Wisconsin's Farm on the Hill ... could Farmer Bryan build the brooder room fast enough after they were done to have it ready for the turkey poults?
We finally hired a mason after seeing the problems with the 100-year-old stone foundations ... join Bryan and Lori for a look at the before and afters in the 100-year-old house and barn!
I worked alongside my dad to build our goat shed.
With a new front, new beams, and a complete steel roof, the barn was saved!
We discovered you can take the sag out of a barn roof without machinery and very little money.
When space is at a premium, creating a multi-use structure is a must.
A visit to an old barn that brings back memories and reveals many treasures.
The farm was a disaster, but we were out to save it - one weekend at a time.
We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.
We married young and moved to the city, where jobs and responsibilities to our four children choked out dreams of any other lifestyle.
The story of my chicken addiction.
My carefully planned new shipment of chicks came in today . . .and brought an extra adventure with it!