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Author Archives: urbann7_wp

Melissa’s Blog

Well guys and gals… I started blogging a little bit over at: The honey bee queen blog It’s sort of just a personal journal/blog at this point, because I really wanted to have a place to share more family/home/whatever I want that doesn’t necessarily have to do with farming although we are still farming over … Continue reading »

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To Move?

Evicted!? Now moving?! What in the world are the Williams’ doing? Was 5 moves in the last 5 years not enough for them?! Oh friends, 5 moves in our short marriage is way more than enough. We don’t have a clue when our next move will be, for now, we are truly enjoying this little … Continue reading »

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Evicted

Okay, so we are still living the dream over here on this neat property where Andy is working diligently to manage the farm and all things that come with it… But, our honey bees were recently evicted from their favorite yard. Sad, but true. We’ve had our hives on the Savannah River for the last … Continue reading »

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brainstorming

I was talking with a friend the other day about her writing hiatus and how she wanted her writing to have purpose, depth, and meaning. I agree with her. It should, no? Do we really need another person writing about how to butcher chickens or make homemade laundry detergent or dry their own mint for … Continue reading »

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Testing.

Y’all!!!! Our website was recovered!!! This is huge news!!! HUGE!!! Our brilliant P.O.T.B.O.D. (president of the board of directors) here at Urbanna Farm worked forever and ever and ever and then some to find the deep black hole where our website had gone… And he found it and he brought back from the abyss and … Continue reading »

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A boy and his duckling

We picked up 15 Pekin ducklings a couple of days ago and our oldest farm boy is just crazy about them. The ducklings are in a brooder in the barn/shed/workshop next to our house and he asks to see them and hold them quite a few times a day. There is a little barricade in … Continue reading »

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Bursting with life

I was sharing some photos on our Facebook and Instagram and had this awesome realization that this place is really bursting at the seams with new life. The fields are all green and quite a few acres are soon to be sprigged with grasses for more pastures. The brooder in the barn has 200 soon … Continue reading »

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Starting from scratch

We’ve been at our current location for a little over 5 months now. It’s hard to believe so much time has gone by, because it almost feels like we just moved here. We decided to renew our business license another year and to start remodeling our business since we are no longer CSA farmers. We … Continue reading »

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where we’ve been

Seems like blogging these days has taken a backseat to living. The daily ins and outs of maintaining the place are easier shared in teeny glimpses on facebook and instagram, but we think about blogging. We really do. The hoophouse is going up and we are VERY excited to utilize every inch of it. We … Continue reading »

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Hugel Hill

So I’ve been working on designing and building what hip people call a food forest. In this case it will be the side of a terraced hill covered with fruit and nut trees, shrubs, and vines. The terraces are filled with buried wood. This provides long term moisture and fertility to the food crops and … Continue reading »

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