The Great Potato Harvest 2016

Never grew potatoes before! Should’a been growing them all along. . . they are super easy! Late this winter I took some compost from the chicken coop and heaped it on the ground, in rows, where we wanted our potato […]

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Poison Ivy

      Goats love to eat poison ivy.  This is true! To eat said poison ivy, a fence needs to be built. True again. solution: a goat grazer A beautiful plan . .   Did I win? . . […]

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Pellet-Free Rabbits

I had the opportunity to share about my natural feeding system for my rabbits at the 2016 Spring Gathering put together by Lisa Matthews of Modern Missouri Pioneers  it was a great time (even if a bit chilly for mid-May!)  Posted here […]

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Kids Garden Planner

This will be my kids second year to have their own gardens.  They really enjoyed getting to decide what they would plant themselves, planting the seeds, then watching them come up. Weeding was a little iffy, but who likes that […]

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We bought a goat!

Yes! We are the proud owner of a 3 year old Nubian goat who will supply our family with good,wholesome, delicious,creamy, raw milk! When you have 3 kids at home- one who happens to be a 14 year old milk […]

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Hello world!

You have reached the Bean Post Farmstead site. This is our brand new blog so there isn’t anything on it yet! We hope you will check back periodically to find articles on our pastured chickens,ventures into broilers, our first attempt […]

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