Monthly Archives: November 2015

Another Frosty Morning

Brrr! The season has definitely shifted! Have you seen any frost yet? I harvested the rest of the tomatoes and eggplant yesterday afternoon before the plants completely freeze. Look closely at the fountain and you can see a little visitor getting … Continue reading

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Acorns and Figs for the Pigs!

The pigs loved the light rain this week! They dig big holes with their strong snouts and then roll around in the mud. Here are some reasons why: The benefit of a mud wallow is that: Allows pigs to cool … Continue reading

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Chicken Update

Wishing we were with our little family this week! Here is a chicken video update from Harchut Farms. Love, Grandma and Grandpa Afternoon bug search and stretching of wings. We still are not certain if our three newest hatchlings are hens or roosters. … Continue reading

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Fall in Sonoma County

East coast family will probably chuckle but fall is in the air and beautifully putting on a show here in Sonoma County! Kailyn and Ellie, Look where the little piggy is now! He has moved around the orchard since you … Continue reading

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Our First Frost

We woke up yesterday to the first day of frost at Harchut Farms and today as well! The chickens haven’t laid any eggs for weeks! Crazy when you have to bring “strange” eggs home from the grocery store! Here’s a … Continue reading

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Almost Four Months Old!

   We check on our “little” piggies early in the morning and in the evening. I think they enjoy these visits because they get to sniff at Percy and eat their acorn treat!

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More Fall Abundance

      The eggplants, Anaheim chilies, tomatoes, onions, strawberries and figs have been abundant this season. Grateful for these harvests and the opportunity to share them with family and friends! Special thanks to Nana for all of her help tending … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch Visit

Loved spending the day with all of you and Grandpa Frank at Garber Farm. Finding the perfect pumpkin is always an adventure!                  

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Acorns for PorkButt and Acorn

I will need to catch up here with photos and videos of our new Heritage Old Spot pigs! We did adopt one of your suggested names from your summer visit: PorkButt! His sister’s name is Acorn. We thought that would … Continue reading

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