Each winter, we use down time to tackle much needed renovation projects around the property. In keeping with our commitment to being green, we work to use sustainable products, practices and solutions. This winter, three bathrooms were completely renovated. We used bamboo floors, a rapidly renewable resource & made a point of considering our paint options. We chose Mythic paint, supplied by Ethos – a local store that specializes in healthy paints & wall coverings; it is a non-toxic, ultra low odor, zero VOC paint! We also painted some of the bedrooms…the living room…and the library with the Mythic paint. We’re happy with the outcome and feel good knowing we have created a healthier environment for our guests.
Though we’ve had two large goats for some time, we added three new little guys in the Spring. They’re fantastic garbage disposals – eating leftover food scraps, and brush that is cleared from around the property. When the goats’ palate proves to be too discerning, then the hungry chickens tend to take care of whatever […][more]
Composting is a simple step that leads to gardening success. Each winter we make sure we tend to the composting. Throughout the year, anything biodegradable goes into the compost, which mainly includes kitchen scraps, animal by-products (like egg shells), and brush or garden debris that the goats or chickens won’t eat. When you are working with 20 […][more]
Our inaugural maple syrup produced nearly 1.35 liters of pristine, golden syrup all from sugar maple trees on the property.[more]
Pig roasts are an unforgettable summer tradition and a cause for celebration in many different cultures. They are also the perfect way to wow your guests at a rehearsal dinner or wedding. While popular in many different cultures, pig roasts are typically associated with Hawaiian, Caribbean, Philippine and Southern families and traditions. They usually involve a […][more]