Spotted! Animal Tracks

Spotted! Animal Tracks

After a fresh fallen snow, it’s a delight to see tracks indicating our furry and feathered friends have been passing through. Not sure what you’re...

The Christmas Shrew

The Christmas Shrew

The morning of the blizzard was the first time we saw the shrew. My fifteen year old son was in the living room admiring the warmth of our much needed masonry heater when a very fat toy like creature bounced and zoomed through the room.

Holiday Traditions at South Pond Farm

Holiday Traditions at South Pond Farm

I’ve just finished making a grocery list for the holidays. All the girls are coming home and we love doing some of the cooking and baking together....

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Boreal Forest Facts

Boreal Forest Facts

Spreading over continents and covering many countries including Canada, the Boreal forest plays a significant role in the planet’s biodiversity and its climate.

As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

No doubt about it, the crow is the smartest bird on the farm.

Boiling the Bees

Boiling the Bees

The plan was simple: Sneak into the house and boil a large kettle of water. Haul the kettle over to the Bow Club and dump it inside the wall, and the bees would be scalded to death in a matter of seconds. Simple, effective, low cost, and, we believed, possible.

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