Farm Work

Maintaining eight acres is a good workout year ’round. ¬†Fighting against invasive species such as Himalayan Blackberry, Canadian Thistle and Scotch Broom is a perennial project, though the alpacas will eat tender blackberry shoots.

Strong winds flipped steel pipe frame loafing sheds. A tractor, chain and farm-style ingenuity soon righted them.

Maintenance on loafing sheds, fences, automatic waterers and storage shelters keeps us busy during vacations from off-farm jobs.

Horses are had on fences!