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New Site for Villa Pacis

As our farm and market grows, we’re stepping up in 2018 to a full-service online home to provide our customers with more info and a variety of payment options.  New blog posts and all prouct info will be found at … Continue reading

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Summer Project Completed

This summer, we added a new 3 acre pasture, cleared and well-fenced.  Big project for a family, but we got it done and it looks great.  We put up a 39″ woven wire fence, an inch or two off the … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Sour Dough Bread Recipe

Sour dough bread baking is divided into 2 sessions, making preparation ideal for the busy woman.  The night before, the starter is mixed with a few other ingredients to create the sponge.  The sponge sits overnight in a warm place, allowing the starter to work its magic.  In the morning, the sponge will have risen […]

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Old-Fashioned Sour Dough Starter

The foundation of a simple diet begins with homemade bread.  Beginning bread with a sour dough starter is the way to go for daily, reliable and affordable breadbaking that can even be handled by young (responsible!) daughters from the age of 8 and up.  Here is our recipe that is used daily in our kitchen. […]

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Dania’s Herb Garden

Beside the house last year, we started a new herb garden for Dania.  This Spring, it’s exploding: Should be very interesting in another year or two, as Dania’s growing and adding more herbs by the day.  If we can just … Continue reading

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Milking Goats Again

Our first dairy animals were a pair of Nubian goats we bought from a friend in 2007.  We started a herd of Jersey cows in 2010 and haven’t milked dairy goats since.  Today, I decided to start milking goats again, separated … Continue reading

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Building Fences

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be putting up some new field fencing to create a 3 acre pasture for our sheep and dogs and a 1 acre garden area behind our (private) home. We’ll probably be using 48″ (high) sheep/goat high-tension woven wire fencing … Continue reading

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