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Kale Days

Greetings from the farm! Isn't this cooler weather great! I am not trying to cover so many topics with this post - just a couple of...

August Ends

Wow, it has been thirty days since our last post here! As you can imagine, there has been a lot of activity here at Ole Lake Farm. We...

Ready or Not, August is Here!

The end of July also was the end of our haying season. Compared to last year, the harvest was plentiful; the hayshed contains more than...

Mid-July Update

July 13th already - this summer is just flying by! I thought it was about time to get another post done. Since our last post at the end...

Chicks and Pigs

Our last post included a little detail of what was going on in the chicken coop with Mamma Hens Two and Three. They had chicks hatch at...

More Chicks and Spring Weather

What do you get when you put three hens and two batches of hatchlings together in one room? A little bit of chaos. I will come back...

Spring Things

I've heard more than one person say that since spring got off to a late start this year, we might just jump right in to summer. I hope...

Entering May

I have a brief update on farm happenings; brief because there just isn't too much going on! Local readers know all about the less than...

Waiting

I am beginning this blog with an image that makes me smile; daughter Kori and Aster, one of Daisy's triplets. You would think that now...

Spring Is Really Here!

It's been an exciting (and tiring, and a little stressful) week! A week ago today (Monday) Belle started off the kidding season with a...

Doe Update

The view from the milking stand is still pretty snowy but it's going fast! I only have a couple of doe photos for this post - when we...

Snowy February

For a short month, this February has seemed like a long one in some ways. Mainly it's been the cold - we are so over having below zero...

The Power of Kitty Treats

Welcome to the Ole Lake Farm blog - we are glad you stopped by! If you viewed our last post from January 1, you know we have two new shop...

Happy New Year - Welcome 2022

Happy New Year! I will begin this post with a view from the milking stand: Beautiful and COLD! As you can see, we've had a fair bit of...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wow, it has been a long time since we have posted a farm blog! The last was before Halloween. This edition of the blog is written by...

Finally Feels Like Fall!

As the days and weeks passed with no frost and with sunny warm days, Kevin and I experienced a growing sense of unease. Other folks said...

Spot - A Memorial For A Much Loved Cat

Written by guest blogger Kori Flowers The front deck is so empty now. Spot has moved on to sunnier locales and warmer haylofts, to...

A Visit to Ole Lake

Mild weather continues - we have had some rain and still no frost. Many people are reveling in the warm weather but it just seems wrong...

Another Fall Project

In the two weeks since our last blog post we have had some truly beautiful weather. We have had no frost yet although we have had a...