Kept fat and happy on a diet of scraps from Fruition’s kitchen and leftover whey from cheese making, the pigs main concern for the day is how dirty to get in their mud hole.
Keeping the animals watered is one of the most important jobs at the farm, especially for the lactating ewes.
A few chickens found their way into the barn.
The ewes return to the barn after their evening milking.
Anything that is upright and sturdy becomes as a scratching post for the sheep.
Bags of wool fill the hayloft.
The resident Russian boar enjoys the breeze at the top of the hill.
The farm is not without a sense of play.
The grass of the upper pastures grows tall. It will eventually become prey to the grazing sheep.
The barnyard and greenhouse fill with evening light as the ewes return from the milking parlor.