Pond and barn repairs completed in October

October 31, 2014 Tom Salzer 0

In October we made repairs to the pond drain and to the barn roof. Pond drain unplugged The overflow drain for the upper pond keeps the pond from overflowing into the adjacent field. (The upper pond is fed by underground springs that constantly refill the pond.) Unfortunately, that drain became […]

New life for the old barn

July 16, 2014 Tom Salzer 0

100 more years of life for the old barn!  That’s what we may have accomplished with the replacement of a rotting corner post in June and July 2014. The corner of a building is a critical component in the structural integrity of the building. In the first few photos, you […]

The farm is waking up from a winter rest

February 21, 2014 Tom Salzer 0

It’s February, and we’re seeing the farm start to wake up from dormancy. The fields are greening up, robins are searching for worms, and the pussy willows are popping. A cold snap in December challenged us to keep the pipes from freezing as a bitterly cold east wind blew against the […]