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Amazing crop of tomatoes this year – pears too -some of our animals passed while a new animal joins the family – sweet rescue
After our beloved Central Asian Shepherd puppy of 1.5 years Smokey, died suddenly in her sleep a month ago we have been searching through rescue places for another rescue who could get along with our three cats. We found one … Continue reading
Every year we endow a young adult to become a Segil Urban Farm Fellow at the Shalom Institute Children’s camp in Malibu. My husband Clive trains them with his deep knowledge of farming in an urban environment ( although you … Continue reading
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
We have been bottle feeding three goat kids this year – and they are now so tame that they follow us around like puppies! Such fun for the grandkids! And us too! Also three new baby kittens – no more … Continue reading
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
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
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!
We grow multiple exotic fruits – one is this amazing cherry – Cherry of the Rio Grande – isn’t it beautiful? Tastes amazing too! And here are Surinam cherries – an entirely different taste but also delicious!
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
Hanging out with the grandkids is the best thing that I do in my life. The twins Noah and Gabriel decided that face painting was what they wanted. So at a recent farmers market – they became ‘skeleton’ and ‘monster’. … Continue reading
Camp Grandma – what my grandkids call our Little Farm – how I love that! Broiled Broccoli and Kale too!
We try to make our Little Farm the most wonderful place for kids – especially our grandkids and their friends. Certainly there are lots of jobs to do here – picking up the eggs from the quails ( 30 of … Continue reading
Cooking with Kids – Planting, Growing, Picking the produce, Cleaning, Cooking and Eating with family – what could be better!
Here are my grandchildren helping to plant peppers and tomatoes at our Little Farm along with Max Arteaga and their grandpa whom they call Zayda ( my husband Clive, the farmer -orthopedic surgeon is his day job) . Max has worked with … Continue reading
This article is Reproduced from United Caprine News (US) March 1989. The reason I am publishing it here is that it is one of the best descriptions I have found for the topic – and because we use a … Continue reading
Source: Uploaded by user via Larraine on Pinterest What could be better than planting, watering, waiting, growing, picking and eating your food! And snow peas are a wonderful healthy snack. The next best thing is cooking with kids – and … Continue reading