A few months ago, I planned and coordinated a spring client event for my husband’s business. My idea combined four of our interests: historic homes, locally sourced food, wine, and farm animals. The farm animals featured were Scottish Blackface sheep, hence the “Baaah” in the title of the event. The affair was held at Pharsalia, an historic home near Charlottesville, […]
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On Green Hill Farm, we have a menagerie of sheep, chicken, cats, and dogs, and it’s my goal to make sure that everyone is healthy and happy. That includes our injured hen, a Buff Orpington called Honey. When she became lame, we started putting her outside everyday to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine.…
Hamish in the corral on shearing day. This is Hamish, one of Green Hill Farm’s most entertaining and beloved sheep, just after he’s been sheared: “OMG Farm girl!! WHAT HAPPENED to my other ear?!” No worries, Hamish. It’s just tucked behind your right horn. 😉 ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Day 3 of Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge for which I was nominated by […]
These photographs were taken in the spring a few years ago. I especially love that Clover, one of my favorite sheep, seemed to enjoy watching the chickens scratch in the grass and chase bugs.
A number of years ago my husband and I had the great pleasure of meeting Carla Dirlikov, a mezzo-soprano and world class opera singer, at a dinner event for our local opera, Opera Roanoke. A performance of Bizet’s Carmen was planned with Ms. Dirlikov in the lead. Not only is Carla Dirlikov an amazing talent, she is also a humanitarian, animal lover, […]
What is a fiber festival you may ask. A fiber festival is a wholesome, fun event for the entire family that seeks to educate and entertain, while also highlighting the beauty of an industry in which few may be aware exists. The presentation of fiber-producing animals, such as sheep, and their products allows the public to develop their interest and […]
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! With love from all of us at Green Hill Farm, Scott, Tonya, Maud, Dash, Clementine, Finn, Olive, Honey and all the sheep ********* Thanks so much for following Fourth Generation Farmgirl!
No more BAAAH HUMBUG….just some BAAAH and a little CLUCK, CLUCK, because the Green Hill Farm Christmas tree is FINALLY up! I’ve been collecting sheep and chicken ornaments for a while now, but I finally have enough to decorate a full length Christmas tree this year. Oh Joy! 🙂
“For flowers that bloom about our feet; For tender grass, so fresh, so sweet; For song of bird, and hum of bee; For all things fair we hear or see, Father in heaven, we thank Thee!” –Ralph Waldo Emerson “God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.” –Izaak Walton