Author Archive: ThroughtheLookingGlassFarm

Strange New Beginnings

Well, it’s been almost a year since I first was hit with the devastating news that I was losing the farm and my future on it. At the time it was the worst thing that could have happened to me and I was in utter shock and horror which was followed by anger and sadness …

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New Projects – Moving Forward

Although I am “between farms” I still am very much involved with the community – this take taking photos of other people’s livestock and hopefully rallying support.

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Farmer’s Market Season has Started!

Setting up at the season’s first farmer’s market, lamenting about gardening, and aspiring to the future homestead.

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The Advancement of Homesteading Technology

There is a happy balance between Old School Sustainable Farming and new and upcoming technologies. We CAN have the best of both worlds!

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Continuing Forward Despite Adversity

I haven’t updated this blog forever and I know I should – people are wondering, did I fall off the face of the planet? Not quite but pretty close. I am back to living with my mother and it’s been a month and hasn’t been easy. This house is hoarded to the hilt and there’s really …

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Goodbye Farm

It’s a sad day but Rindle Ridge Farm is no longer a thing. I moved off the farm a whole month before I was scheduled to because things were getting hostile and I didn’t feel safe there anymore. I did what I had to do. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life …

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The Struggle Continues

As my living situation becomes intensely more tenuous I am finding it difficult to get everything done I need to get my fundraising campaign off the ground. I was able to make a bunch of magnets but all the other donation prizes I have conjured up have had one issue or another – from making …

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Shipping Containear Homes & Campaign Update

Starting a homestead on a shoestring – should I make a house and a barn from a used shipping container?

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Snow, snow, a creative outburst, and more snow

It’s been a rough few days! I have been trying to work out my fundraising platform and create donation prizes but life keeps getting in the way. This time around it was a familiar nemesis- snow. This winter has been freakishly warm, with freezing rain and almost no snow, which has been great for me …

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Fundraising Stage One – Working on Donation Prizes

Well it’s been a little bit since I announced my plans to try and do a crowdsourcing campaign for my next big project. I have been wandering around in deep reflection trying to figure out what I was going to use as donation prizes. Could I use some of my old art work? I thought …

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