Wind's Four Quarters Farm

Biodynamic, Sustainable, and Regenerative Farming for the 21st Century

Author: windsfourquartersfarm

  • What Is Self-Sufficiency?

    What Is Self-Sufficiency?

    My allergies have been so bad the last couple of days that I’ve been hiding inside to avoid aggravating them further, so not much has been happening on the Farm. Featured Image: Swallowtail butterfly on my lilacs this spring (May 2016).

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  • Quietude


    Some days, I don’t have much to say.  Some days, I don’t have the energy to say much.  Some days, it’s both. Featured Image: W4QF booth at the Fridley Farmers’ Market, September 10th, 2016.  Despite a forecast with a lower wind speed than last weekend, the wind was much stronger this weekend.  I’m glad I…

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  • Allergies. Lots of Allergies.

    I’ve always had typical allergies to plant secretions and pollen.  Nothing surprising there. But in high school, I developed an allergy to chlorine, the kind of chlorine they put in swimming pools and bleach.  This came about due to several years of frequent, repeated exposure to bleach in the sinks at the animal shelter where…

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  • I’m Itchin’ Like a Man in a Fuzzy Tree

    But I’m not all shook up.

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  • New Skills

    New Skills

    Another rainy, dreary day today. Featured Image: Squeak was displeased with not being allowed outside this afternoon after the rain let up.

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  • Flash Flood Watch

    Today has been a quiet day on the Farm.  The thunderstorms rolled in around 10pm last night and woke me up periodically all night.  When I got up this morning, civil twilight should have started, but it was still dark as night outside.

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  • Who Needs a Gym…

    Who Needs a Gym…

    …when you have constructive labor to do? Featured Image: Gardens #1, #2, #3, and #8 (fallow, potato towers, carrots family veggies and herbs, and cole crops and brassicas).

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  • Blogging Time

    How am I going to get from a 3/7ths acre urban lot in Minnesota to a 120-acre farm in Idaho? Well, first I have to sell the house…

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