Let the Season Begin – Good Morning Elf Leaf Farm!

  • Farm Life
  • March 23, 2018
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Our farm is beginning to come out of its winter slumber.  The first flowers have emerged, the leaves are beginning to unravel on the trees and we are seeing more animal activity.  Deer, Turkey, Bears and Coyotes are all on the move and beginning to forage.  Spring is in the...

Since we last visited…

Hello - My apologies, but this has been a very hectic month and a half.  Lots going on with more coming. We finalized the Barn Drawings and have been working with Arthur Ruttenberg Homes Designers to get them in shape to be reviewed and stamped by a local Engineer.  The...

Progress is catching……

I'm working in Arkansas, but coming home every other weekend to work on the farm.  In the evenings and early mornings, I manage to make phone calls and line up folks to help while I am away.  In my last missive, I talked about the well permitting process.  Well (no...

Hurry Up, and wait………..

Forgive me, friends, another two weeks has passed since my last missive...... Welllllllll We received our Well Drilling Permit from the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC).  I sent it on to my Well Contractor who immediately filed for an exemption to use a different lining than that...

Progress, Water, and Bees

  • Bees
  • July 20, 2016
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Progress….. We tend not to think of “Infrastructure” when we jump in and buy a really special piece of property, or at least it was a fleeting thought. When the dust finally settled we were asking “Where is the electricity coming from?”, and “Where is the water going to come...

Another Weekend at the Farm………

One of the things I love about Farming is the challenges it presents.  We are constantly challenged to get this done or that with limited time and financial resources.  Kind of like putting a 1000 piece puzzle together, it takes time and effort to find the right piece and to place...

Weekend 2 of the clean-up…

February 26th, 2016 One of my many failings is that I tend to underestimate the effort it will take to get things done, so my lovely wife suggested that we get some help to clean out these barns.  At the suggestion of a neighbor, we found a gentleman to help...