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Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Beef and Blues

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, August 11, 2012,
This is a great event hosted by the Province of PEI and The Cattle Producers of PEI. Attend if you can!

Check out the PEI Fall Flavors website for more information and other events.


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2012 Drought

Posted by Tim Dixon on Saturday, August 11, 2012,
It has been the driest summer since 1964.

This is a water hole in one of our pastures.

This field was cut 5 weeks ago. Normally there would be close to 2 feet of regrowth.

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And so it begins.....

Posted by Tim Dixon on Wednesday, August 1, 2012,

We started feeding hay on Monday. The pastures are toast here as we have had very little rain here since May. It is raining as I type this but the 10 mm they are forecasting won't make a dent in what we need.

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Community Supported Agriculture

Posted by Tim Dixon on Wednesday, August 1, 2012,
For the past three years we have partnered with Jen and Derek Campbell in their CSA (community Supported Agriculture) subscription program. Interested families sign up for several months of vegetable and/or beef boxes delivered to them and in return they are informed of the progress of the crop and animals thru the growing season and know they are getting excellent quality local and healthy food for their families. Yesterday was the second day of beef deliveries and here are some pictures of ...
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