Each Sunday – we publish our “Sunday Weekly Farm Update”. The topics vary from week to week and season to season. Planting the garden, raising our chickens, the progress of our little wine vineyard and apple orchard – or the latest building project on the farm.

Quite simply, it’s our way of telling the everyday story of building our dream – Old World Garden Farms

The Building Of The Farm And A Simple Life – Following A Dream

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This past week - Mary and I had the opportunity to sit down with a local feature reporter for a story about the growth of our little farm and website, and our goal…

Building Beehives, Collecting Rain Water – And Why You Should Always Listen To Your Wife!

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Although the weather still struggles to warm up  - it has been a busy week with much to finish up before the planting season arrives. Indoor Seedlings: [caption id="attachment_14390" align="alignright"…

Preparing For Gardening Season – A Little Work Now Pays Off Later!

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There is really no way to describe the incredible feeling that a new gardening season brings. It wont be long until we can enjoy fresh sugar snap peas from the…

An Old Fashioned Barn Raising At The Farm. Well….Cabin Raising.

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"When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade"  One of my favorite quotes of all time from Dale Carnegie. The cabin project - inspired by a…

Using Pallets To Build A Farm And A Dream

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In a way, it's comical that a simple, common, disposable item such as a pallet could be responsible for creating so much at our little farm. To most, pallets are…

The Completed Garden Plan For 2014 – Gearing Up For Vegetable Season!

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As much as we love the holiday…

Home-Grown and Home-Made Christmas Gift Baskets – Creating Gifts From The Heart

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There is something so special about a homemade Christmas gift.  It gives those traditional gift exchanges among friends and families an extra dose of special meaning. In fact, some of…

The Cabin Project – Creating A Quiet, Self-Sufficient Place To Stay At The Farm

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The "concept" cabin. This is a shed project completed by Sean, a blogger from Minnesota. We are adapting the plans to be a comfy get-away cabin…

Growing And Harvesting Popcorn – Popcorn Picking Time At The Farm!

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This week was popcorn harvest time at the farm!  We have waited all year for our little crop to…

Growing Simple…How To Keep The “FUN” In Gardening…And Maybe Life!

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!I thought I would take a moment to answer a question we seem to be asked almost every day by someone – How do you keep gardening and your projects…

What To Do With A Banner Crop Of Peppers – The Sunday Farm Update

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The pepper crop in the garden has come to life in the last few weeks. Thankfully - every year - the majority of the peppers seem to come on about…

Tomato Season At The Farm – What To Do With All Of Those Tomatoes

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It is here.  Tomato season has arrived at the farm and like every year - it becomes…

The Farm Hits 1,000,000…And Exciting News With Hometalk!

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Our garden - one of our favorite places to…

The Honey Bees Arrive At The Farm! The Sunday Farm Update

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The bees are shipped…

The New Chicken Coop Is Completed – Building Security For Our Chickens

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Finally!  The new coop is complete. With just a few small finishing touches to make this week - it will be ready to house our chickens for years to come.…

The Garden Plan For 2013

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There is nothing quite like planning the garden to make…

The 2013 Goal List Is Up On The Fridge!

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It's hard to believe - but tomorrow will mark the final day of 2012.  With the…

Building Our Farm One Pergola At A Time

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It's a bit funny how it all started.  I would love…
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