Summer of 2017 was a summer of next to no rain. It made for a difficult first year of gardening for us on our new property. We got a soil test done last year which told us what our garden was lacking. One of them was organic matter. Back in September 2017, we plowed theContinue reading “Preparing the Garden for a Successful Year”
We’ve been told that spring is coming, but we beg to differ. We’ve had alternating days of wonderful weather, with clear skies and reasonable temperatures, and complete garbage. This morning, I woke up to snow dusting the entire yard. Luna wasn’t super impressed with it when I took her out to do her business andContinue reading “New Kids In The Flock: Recent Additions to Our Farm”
Today, February 23, is National CSA Sign Up Day. We would like to take this opportunity to announce our Egg CSA! Our eggs have been in high demand since we started selling them. We have several customers to tell us how much they and their children love our eggs. Because of this, we decided toContinue reading “Announcing the Frontière Farm House Egg CSA”
Eleven months ago, we posted an introduction, briefly explaining who we are. So much has changed since then. We purchased our home in December 2016. We are located on a nine acre parcel in Calhoun County, Michigan. In 2017, we acquired many, many chickens and ducks, as well as a trio of geese. We keptContinue reading “What We Want To Do, 2018 Edition”
Chickens and ducks have a wide variety of foods they enjoy eating. There are several human foods that are given to them because they are higher in certain vitamins or minerals. Ducks need extra niacin (or vitamin B3) when compared to chickens. Cheerios and green peas both have higher levels of niacin, and they areContinue reading “Our Birds Love Cheerios”
Last weekend, we took our ducklings out for a walk. The only way we could get them all heading in the same direction was leading them with their drinker. It’s basically their favorite thing in existence. We had to remove the sound, as we didn’t really expect this to be posted. Future videos will haveContinue reading “Leading the Ducks to Water, and Making Them Drink”
Hello and welcome to Frontière Farm House! We are Robert and Nicole Goetz, and we’re happy to have you here. There is still a lot of work going on behind the scenes with the website, but it’s coming along. We wanted to introduce ourselves and share a little of the work we’ve done at the farmContinue reading “A Brief Introduction”
We’ll have more stuff soon!