soaps!

we have a soap shop! while everybody was learning how to bake banana bread as their pandemic project last year, i was learning how to make goat’s milk soap. (well, and also how to back up a trailer, but that’s still a work in progress.) it’s twice as...

a wedding, and suddenly autumn

Last month, Sunflower River had the pleasure of hosting the wedding of our friends Victoria and Logan. It’s been some years since we’ve hosted an event like this, and it was an unexpected delight. The farm is clean and clear, with a fresh-scrubbed feel...

turkey time!

It’s that time of year again – Sunflower River has farm-fresh turkeys available! Our birds are cage free heritage birds, rich and juicy and, if we say so ourselves, delicious. We’re raising Narragansetts this year, a beautiful heritage bird with a...

bat houses

Using designs provided by our neighbor, who has had bats in her bat houses for many years, our wwoof volunteer Adam built and installed these lovely bat houses. We’re prone to naming things around here, so they are Nectar House, Agave House, and Ocotillo House....

work parties

We have four volunteers working with us on the farm for a couple months – something that hasn’t happened in quite a while. This past work party on Sunday there were 8 people on the farm for all or part of the day, and we: de-mousified all the stored...

racing into autumn

We have been keeping extremely busy around here since the Harvest Festival. The Festival itself was, as always, a lovely day spent in the excellent company of friends old and new. Many farm tours were had, many people met the goats, much good food was eaten, and as...