This Spring it was finally time to build a greenhouse on a budget. For years we’ve been dreaming of extending our garden growing season and supplying the farm table with fresh veggies. Growing your own food is a trend that is not going away any time soon.
Are you tired of the crowded produce section of your grocery store? It is time to grow your own food from seeds. You can quickly grow nutrient dense, yummy food with minimal space and time. Although we have a large outdoor garden, you can grow your food indoors,...
Winters can be tough on the homestead. Whether you have a small backyard farm or a large ranch, there are a few simple steps you don’t want to miss before the temperatures drop. Here are six steps we are taking to winterize the chicken coop and animal pens. This will ensure the goats and chickens stay happy and healthy this winter.
As the summer temperatures cool off and the leaves begin to change colors, Fall is the perfect time to gather your friends for a Farm to Table dinner party. There is something special about breaking bread outside with your favorite people during the harvest season.
My daughter, Sophia, has been my yoga partner since she was three years old. Now she has replaced me. She has a new yoga partner… a baby goat! This was our first shot at goat yoga on the Stenner Farm. Bonnie and Clyde, our newest twin goats, were born just three short weeks ago.
A garden gate trellis is the perfect addition to any farm or neighborhood yard. This spring we tackled the DIY garden gate trellis, and you can build one too! As you know the Stenner Farm Herd grew this winter. In February we were blessed with triplet baby goats. Our herd grew from three to six goats overnight. It was time to build another goat fence and add a walk through gate. We have the perfect spot for the trellis gate at the end of our grape vines.
We are welcoming baby goats to the farm this month! The Stenner Farm raises mini nubian goats as well as chickens and bees. Gloriann is our oldest goat at three years old, and she is a trooper! After a long and cold winter here in Kansas City, she gave birth to three sweet little angels. After 20 hours of active labor, momma delivered one baby girl and two sweet boys.
The first time I laid eyes on our mini farm was 17 years ago. We were preparing to build a new home on a few acres we had purchased down the road. Our neighbors mentioned that a nearby older couple was planning to sell their 100 year old farmhouse on 4 acres. As we...