Egg-straordinary Information

Egg-straordinary Information

What’s the difference between store-bought and free range eggs? Mostly, it’s in the diet of the chicken who laid the eggs. The commercial chicken’s diet is controlled by its owner in the feed it eats; most commercial chickens have a very restricted, vegetarian diet. On the other hand, the free range chicken is allowed to […]

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

It all starts with a pumpkin! Lets begin this adventure to our seeds!! Get all necessary materials. As shown in the photo above, you will need a pumpkin, a sharp knife, a sturdy metal spoon, a baking sheet, seasoning/salt and Wesson Oil. Step One Cut a circle around the stem. I find it works best […]

How to Carve a Pumpkin!

How to Carve a Pumpkin!

Pumpkin Carving!!! Step One Pick out a pumpkin of your choice at the store. Remember to grab a pumpkin carving kit to have all the necessary tools that you will need. This is what we got: Step Two Trace your face using a permanent marker or use your cut out and poke holes in the […]

To Bee or Not To Bee

To Bee or Not To Bee

Meanwhile on the farm, We have come to realize on of our bee colonies has become africanized!! This is alarming for several reasons. Once this happens to a colony, the bees become extremely aggressive. This consequently increases the difficulty of obtaining apiary sites. An agitated Africanized colony can release around 50% of the hives bees […]

Spring beauties

Spring beauties

Things may not be blooming outside but look inside the greenhouse!

It is almost Valentine’s Day!

It is almost Valentine’s Day!

Our candles make great gifts for your sweetie!Breakfast in bed with recipes from Fredericksburg Farms!

Fergie sees her shadow amidst the blu...

Fergie sees her shadow amidst the bluebonnets!

Fergie did indeed see her shadow today while sitting in the bluebonnets…grilling time!!

Pennsylvania Phil or Fredericksburg F...

Pennsylvania Phil or Fredericksburg Farms’ Fergie

Start thinking spring garden!

Start thinking spring garden!

Our tomato seedlings are coming along nicely in the greenhouse and we can’t wait for that first ripe tomato of the season!And our bluebonnet crop is right on schedule, in about 6 weeks we will have a carpet of bluebonnets that will be ready for market and the sweet scent will permeate the air all […]

Saying hello and saying goodbye

Saying hello and saying goodbye

We have two new Barbados lambs born this week… and we took our 6 calves to market yesterday so it was goodbye to some ranch babies and hello to the newborn lambs who join our 2 Blackbuck antelope babies. It looked like this over the weekend but the weather has turned WINTERY again so instead […]