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Farm Name: Sundance Farm

Year Farm Established: 2006

Years I’ve been farming: 8 years

Animals I raise: Sheep, chickens

Crops I grow: crabapples, cauliflower, broccoli, beans, onions, garlic, beans, tomatoes, eggplant, broom corn, sweet corn, Indian corn, potatoes, spinach, lettuce, brussel sprouts, carrots, blueberries,pea- s, gourds, luffas, pumpkins,

Hobbies I enjoy: fiber arts
reading
woodworking


The proudest moment on my farm: Stepping on the property where the dirt and the gravel and the asphalt all meet, walking through the dirt to the creek and knowing that this was the beginning of a dream come true

Farm Motto: Lord, please give me the persistence of a weed!!


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  In an effort to improve our website for our visitors, we will be changing some of our service providers. We do not expect to experience any technical difficulties. However, if you are unable to access our website, please be assured it will be temporary as we transition to the new service. 10/19/2013 12:00.00 AM  
  Hi
You have a beautiful farm.

Come visit me, The Garden that Nayomi Likes.

12/15/2011 09:38.58 AM Report This Comment  
  Love the pics of your farm. Did you say you were previously from Louisiana. Louisiana folks here too, our dream is to move up north and have a bigger farm. We are currently on 10 acres, and dream for a more rural area to be, and live out our dreams. Check out our other blog at www.cypresshillfarm.blogspot.com

Come visit me, Sicard's cypress hill farm.

09/26/2011 06:25.41 AM Report This Comment  
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  Thanks! They are like weeds here. I love your farm and pictures, so pretty. The motto is great too, haha

Come visit me, One Acre Wonders( Farm in Progress).

03/26/2011 11:00.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Love your motto. How true.

Come visit me, Shellie's Shire.

03/22/2011 09:49.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Urban
Hi again,

I am more suburban than urban but I do long to be out in the country with a small house and a lot of land, but right now I am happy with what I have while I am saving for "The Dream"

Have a nice evening!

Come visit me, The Dream.

03/18/2011 05:05.23 PM Report This Comment  
  Proverbs 16:24
Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. (ESV)

Come visit me, Sundance Farm.

03/16/2011 11:45.49 AM Report This Comment  
  Turkeys
Hi,

Funny you ask about wild turkeys, my husband and I took a drive in the country last night and saw 4 hens in a corn field. We watched for a few mins then were on our way. Very cool!

Have a nice night,
Missy

Come visit me, The Dream.

03/15/2011 04:39.34 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello
What a beautiful farm!

Come visit me, Bentwillow Bunnies & Pittsboro Peafowl.

03/15/2011 01:45.49 PM Report This Comment  
  Yes, your place is beautiful! Love your motto as maintenance tasks are not my strong suit... Grace, grace and more grace.

Come visit me, Sunset Kinders.

03/15/2011 06:49.57 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi!
Your place is beautiful! I envy you your sheep - I'm a weaver, and am wanting to learn to spin. Since we live in NW Louisiana, we're trying to find a sheep breed that can withstand our hot humid summers. We also have chickens -- and the predator problems. My hubby accuses me of building the Fort Knox version of a coop, but at least I'm not losing my chickens to predators. It was about the only way I could figure out how to protect them. We also have Banties, but for my eggs I have New Hampshire Reds, Red Sex Links and Barred Rocks. I have others as well, but those three breeds have been the best egg layers for us. I chuckled when I read what all you grew in your garden. I've been accused of over doing mine, but now I have room to say that I'm not the only one! We're now in the process of building a raised bed garden that will also include a few fruits, as well as all the veggies. Good luck on your farm!!!

Come visit me, The Farm Wife & Paradise Plantation.

03/15/2011 05:02.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi
Thanks for "visiting" my farm. As to your question about which animals that I was thinking about adding, it was chickens, turkeys, and ducks. Unfortunately, I don't have room for sheep. Your pics look great!

Come visit me, The Dream.

03/14/2011 04:18.17 AM Report This Comment  
  We're in Western North Carolina...north of Asheville and tucked in between the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountains. The mountains in the picture are the Blue Ridge. I must confess that we are quite spoiled for we take the Blue Ridge Parkway back and forth to the grocery for all seasons but winter!

We have banty chicks now...A present from one of the best farmers we've ever had the pleasure to know...Mr. Charles, WWII vet and life long farmer, and recently deceased.

Unfortunately, we had an episode with predators and lost a number of eggs just getting ready to hatch and a hen. It was devastating to me. We thought we had a very secure chicken coop and even Mr. Charles thought so! So, now we are bringing in reinforcements!! Any suggestions would be appreciated!

We also want to add other chickens but we don't know much at this point. Again, any suggestions would be appreciated! These would be for eggs only.

I really want to open the farm to abandoned roosters (those taken as chicks for people who want to do urban farming and then learn that that BIG chick is a male and can't stay in the city!).

Our love is our sheep. All were destined to be Gyros or lamb chops or moms to future lamb chops. They are now great friends and protectors. Most people think sheep are clueless and shy. Not so! Our Black faced suffolk, Loo, won't let any human or animal around me that he doesn't know! He's an incredible guard sheep!

I hope you'll enjoy the pictures!

Come visit me, Sundance Farm.

03/13/2011 09:31.51 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome
It looks like a beautiful farm place.

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03/13/2011 06:18.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!
What a beautiful picture! What kind of chickens do you raise?

Come visit me, Larkshire Farm.

03/13/2011 07:33.32 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome
Beautiful place. Where is it?

Come visit me, My Wyoming Home, Santa Sara Ranch, WyoCowgirl's Santa Sara Ranch & Santa Sara Ranch (Coming Soon).

03/13/2011 06:11.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Thanks! How's the weather down there now? Fl had a pretty cold winter. We have a friend in your neck of the woods who raises sheep and herding dogs. Good luck with your crop this year!

Come visit me, Sundance Farm.

03/13/2011 06:08.08 AM Report This Comment  
  nice picture

Come visit me, Brent & Kim Wessel.

03/12/2011 05:58.07 PM Report This Comment  

 



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