Here are a few pictures from around the farm.
Category archive for ‘About the farm’
11.04.14 Kidding Season
One of the biggest joys — at times, the most stressful thing — about raising animals such as goats is seeing new animals arrive at the farm. From watching for signs of labor to watching the new kids dance around the barn in that funny sideways-half-kick that they do, we try to take a moment […]
Bitter cold has put an end to the growing season for vegetables at Red Tractor, but we have plenty to keep us busy. There are goats to keep warm and chickens to look after — especially the ones that like to fly over the fence to find something tasty on the other side. In January, […]
05.10.13 Ready for the farm tour!
The tractors are ready for the Kaw Valley Farm Tour, and so are we. We’ve mucked out barns, moved chickens, mowed fields and picked tomatoes, lined up volunteers and just about anything else we can think of to prepare for the tour, which is this weekend, Oct. 5 and 6, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]
23.07.13 Screen Time
One year ago, the Kansas Rural Center hired a film crew from One Tree Films to come to the farm to film our farm and tell our story. They arrived in August, before Hurricane Isaac, and after months of frustrating drought. We felt like the farm wasn’t looking its best, and that we were a […]
28.03.13 Lulu, Reba and Claire
We’ve been spending a lot more time in the barn in the past two months as we have moved does and their kids through. Today we noticed something we haven’t seen in the five years that we have had does and kids there: a list of names. For many decades this large building was the […]
11.03.12 Countdown to Hoop House Happenings
Temperatures are forecast to be in the 80s this week, but not every transition into spring will be this mild (we hope). To get a head start on the growing season — and help us keep growing into the fall and even the winter — we plan to put up a hoop house this year. […]
26.01.10 First day at market
We’ve been busy planting spring vegetable crops, tending to the new chicks and making sure the goats stay out of trouble. That means this web site is a little thin. But check back after May 30th — we’ll have lots more for you, including more photos. Our first day at the Lawrence Farmers Market is […]