Farming with Habitat – Kissing the Mistletoe

Farming with Habitat – Kissing the Mistletoe

ANCIENT TRADITIONS Do you remember those old Christmas movies where unrequited lovers are finally ‘requited’ under a bough of mistletoe? There is a bit of strategic positioning and a knowing glance above the leafy branch. A quick kiss ensures and Christmas Day unfolds...
Farming with Habitat – Wombats

Farming with Habitat – Wombats

A QUESTION TO PONDER Last week a Facebook friend of Highfield Farm and Woodland came for a visit. I showed her and her little boy around, visiting the sheep, the laying hens, and the meat chickens. We looked at eggs in the incubator and talked about eggshell colour....
Farming with Habitat – Embracing the Wild Irishman

Farming with Habitat – Embracing the Wild Irishman

WHAT A STRANGE NAME Early in our time at Highfield, we were asked by our welcoming neighbours what we were going to do about the Wild Irishman. David and I looked at each other, wondering who they may be referring to – the young man who lives down the creek a little...