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TAG : Farm Work

Concrete Work Helps 100-Year-Old Farm

It's been an incredibly busy week at Farm on the Hill here in Wisconsin's Driftless Region! After watching the barn form frozen waterfalls inside this past winter, where the water was pouring into the place we plan to have sheep, and seeing the floor of the room in the barn that we planned to ...

Use Fall Months for Winter Preparation

The vivid colors and scents of autumn are refreshing after the sultry dog days of summer. It’s definitely not, however, a time to be lazy. We have to labor like busy ants to complete our chores before winter’s chill hits.Most of the work is pleasant because the weather is pleasant. ...

Stories of Autumn Farm Work: The Best and Worst Chores

Fall months bring with them the need and/or desire to get things done after a long, hot summer and before winter sets in. From basic farm work and chores for kids, some activities on the chore list can be fun and exciting, while others might be the types of things folks approach reluctantly. ...

Story About Grandma and Grandpa and Their Family Farm

When I was a child and would visit Grandpa and Grandma on their farm, we'd have fun, but I noticed that while we were having fun, the farm work they had to do got done. We would pick green beans, gather pears, or hunt the cows that had calves.Times don't change very much. Our granddaughter, ...

Capper's Farmer - Your Hub for All Things Handmade

Get step-by-step instructions, DIY projects, upcycling tutorials, and more!