Farm Blog

Join us as we chat all about the FARM – goats, chickens, bees and all the homestead DIYS

Farm Blog

Join us as we chat all about the FARM – goats, chickens, bees and all the homestead DIYS

Build a Greenhouse on a Budget

Build a Greenhouse on a Budget

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.

Grow Potatoes in a Potato Tower

Grow Potatoes in a Potato Tower

Spring is the perfect time to grow potatoes from seed in a potato tower. This method is simple and takes up minimal space. You can use whatever varieties your family likes.

How To Grow Your Own Food From Seeds

How To Grow Your Own Food From Seeds

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...

Winterize the Chicken Coop & Goat Pen

Winterize the Chicken Coop & Goat Pen

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.

How to Host a Farm to Table Outdoor Fall Dinner

How to Host a Farm to Table Outdoor Fall Dinner

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.

Building A Chicken Coop

Building A Chicken Coop

Building a chicken coop is the ultimate “She Shed” for the ladies. The Stenner Farm flock was expanding, and it was time for a new addition to the existing coop.

Goat Yoga On The Stenner Farm

Goat Yoga On The Stenner Farm

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.

Building a DIY Garden Gate Trellis

Building a DIY Garden Gate Trellis

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.

Welcoming The Baby Goats To The Stenner Farm

Welcoming The Baby Goats To The Stenner Farm

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.