Summer 2020

Summer 2020- Social Distancing! Summer 2020 was my (Kelly’s) first full season living primarily at the farm. What better place to social distance is the farm. That’s a LIE! The Rice farm has been a haven for people looking for outdoor retreat! Bon fires, hiking, biking, sledding. We even showed up for Christmas. Garden Our Read more about Summer 2020[…]

Tiger Moth

Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)

Pearls magic Princess Moth is actually a Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica). We found it in the garden and fell in love! Excepts it didn’t grant any of her wishes, DANG! Spilosoma virginica is a species of moth in the subfamily Arctiinae. As a caterpillar, it is known as the yellow woolly bear or yellow bear caterpillar. As an adult, it is known as Read more about Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)[…]

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 is in on a confusing roller coaster ride With Covid19 we all started the season early. The more we could get out to the farm the better. Whether Malcolm’s fixing the truck, Tania’s family is out hiking or Kelly’s recluse to her camper the farm acted like a getaway for all of us. Read more about Spring 2020[…]

Garden 2019

Garden 2019 was huge in spite of lack of water! This year we planted the entire Garden plot! In the Garden 2019 we grew cucumbers, corn, raddish, (yellow, purple, green) beans, soy beans, swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, (yellow, green) zucchini, (heirloom, orange, purple) carrots, (green arrow, sugaranne, sugarsnap, mixed)peas, (red, yellow, mixed)potatoes, dill, cucamelon, garlic, Read more about Garden 2019[…]

Farm Jam 2019

FARM JAM We had burgers, weenies, trout, salmon, potato salad, Mexican street corn salad, baked beans, amy’s dip, veggie, fruit and cheese platters and more! Cold water and juice machines! Sunday we had a few people come out for breakfast. We have 4 dozen farm fresh eggs, hash browns, Toast (done on the Rollertoaster courtesy Read more about Farm Jam 2019[…]

Farm Jam 2018

Farm Jam 2018 was smaller than usual but more fun than ever! There was a small group at Farm Jam 2018 this year, but a  lot of newcomers! We were happy to see Beth and Laurier(Sp?), Auntie Kate(from South Korea), Billie, Kendra, Cousin Danielle and family, cousin Gerry and family and of course all the regulars. Read more about Farm Jam 2018[…]

The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm

The surprise swarm that took Jeffs grainery by storm! In just 2 days honey bees had created a swarm on Jeffs exterior wall of his grainery. This isn’t the first time bees have been around before but never a swarm like this.  This time it was more of an adventure. Wanting to get rid of the Read more about The Little Neighbour Boy Gets a Surprise Swarm[…]

We Have Chickens!

We finally have our chickens! We drove to Chamberlin, Saskatchewan to get chickens and they stunk the whole drive back. I (Kelly) honestly didn’t realize they smelled so bad and all they do is poop! They have just finished molting So they look like garbage. We’ll see how the dogs get along with them. The Eggs May Read more about We Have Chickens![…]