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Bella the Cow is stealing the Little Farm Show!

 We are in love with Bella our new cow! She is very tame – was in a petting zoo -and so loves kids ( and they love her). We are planning to breed her in a few weeks – hope … Continue reading

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New Addition to The Little Farm – Bella the cow!

 We are so excited to add to our menagerie – Bella the miniature cow. Here she is in all her glory with Farmer Clive who bought her at an auction. It is not easy to find a mini cow and … Continue reading

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Goat babies -kids- tough for one little one who almost didn’t make it

 We were very busy this week with our goat mommy’s and their litter. Julia had two kids, and ignored both of them. Finally we got her interest up and helped her let them suckle. Then the next morning we found … Continue reading

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Its Kidding Time at The Little Farm – seriously – that is what it is called – 5 new baby goats

Yesterday 5 new baby goats were born at The Little Farm – two of them at midnight – and their mommy  Julia, didn’t want them so she kicked them, tried to stand on them – and so we had to … Continue reading

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Max Arteaga Blue Cheese Pineapple Sauce -truly – its amazing!

 Max Arteaga  Blue Cheese Pineapple Sauce   Max is our farm manager  – and is an amazing cook, florist and handyman – and he and his family are friends since he has worked for us for 34 years. A beautiful … Continue reading

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Little Farm Mango Chutney

 We have lots of mangoes growing in our farm – and with the recent storms we found 6 of them on the ground in the mud. We washed them off, peeled and cut them and VOILA! MANGO CHUTNEY!  Here is … Continue reading

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Stuffing – anytime not just for holidays!

 I love stuffing. I must admit that I do not wait for holidays to make it – and I do take the short cuts that are offered – instant stuffing on the stove – but I add a bunch of … Continue reading

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A Central Asian Shepherd Dog – called Ovcharka – huge but so so sweet

According to Wikipedia: This is an ancient breed from the regions of Central Asia. It is not the result of artificial selection: the native breed called alabai historically common among Central Asian peoples. Used by shepherds, as well as to … Continue reading

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Wonderful times with the family

We had a wonderful holiday with our family. Here are some pictures of the children of the family ( grandsons and grandnieces and grand nephews in the USA) without the family in other countries unfortunately. But we sent photos and … Continue reading

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New baby goat kids – so cute! And the nights after they were born were so cold that we made them little blankets ! An earlier post showed one in denim. They have quite a few changes of outfit – adorable!

Twins ( two sets) were born to two of our Alpine goats. Here is one set of twins. Are they cute or what? And they were shivering at night so we dressed them in little blankets – adorable!An earlier post … Continue reading

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Baby goats in denim

Our goats are kidding – seriously that is what they call it when goats have babies – and since there have been some cold nights our farm manager made them blankets – our grandkids love the idea – are they … Continue reading

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Tough Workouts….

My husband and dog both worked out with our trainer Mike – and were both pretty pooped after it. Guess what happened? They both fell asleep on the floor of the gym. So cute. The white mark on Goldie’s leg … Continue reading

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Persimmon Bread – we have a huge crop this year so we make and freeze this to enjoy all year long

This is adapted from a James Beard Recipe. Higher amounts of sugar make the bread more moist. I left out the walnuts and the liquor since we prefer our bread without both. Persimmon Bread Little Farm Style Ingredients 3½ cups … Continue reading

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So wonderful to give back – here is our Larraine Segil Scholars Family Holiday Party – parents, children and siblings of many of our 13 scholars joined us

We are so blessed to have these outstanding young women in our lives – and here they joined together for a holiday party at The Little Farm – it was such fun! Our son James and daughter in law Donne … Continue reading

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Its Banana Time at The Little Farm! YAY~

We grow our own bananas – and make banana bread. I have also adapted the recipe for banana bread to make papaya bread, and persimmon bread and banana date bread and more – and we do not like nuts in … Continue reading

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A recent board retreat at our Little Farm – of course all board members left with goody bags!

Recently we held a board retreat at our Little Farm for a board on which I serve. It was productive and fun too! I made sure that all board members left with goody bags filled with cheese, jams, papaya and … Continue reading

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A lemon guava tree – the perfect gift for the Urban farmer – from his kids and grandkids!

Our children and grandchildren gave us the perfect fathers day gift – a Lemon Guava tree to add to the Little Farm! We had a planting ceremony – so adorable! And a lovely weekend together. So much fun!

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Our newest workers at The Little Farm – four little boys! Don’t they look adorable?

I buy my Little Farm shirts and clothes for all our staff at the farm from Lands End – with logos and all. So our newest workers of course must have shirts as they get bigger! Here the four newest … Continue reading

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Blueberry Jam

It is that season again – and our Little Farm is bursting with blueberries. There is nothing as tasty as picking and eating them right from the bush. We are completely organic and it is amazing to taste the flavor … Continue reading

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Our Goats are having babies ! Kids galore – triplets last night!

Spring means baby goats – kids – all over the little farm. They are adorable and last week our middle grandson Jonah had the joy of seeing the actual birth of three little baby goats. He named them – Cream … Continue reading

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