Why Communication is Key on an Urban Farm

That one time when I took the animals to an evening event, but did not tell Rick. Poor Rick searched all night.

Why Communication is Key on an Urban Farm

Animal Harvest Day at Mezzacello

This one is a bit grim, but super important if you want animals in your ecosystem and not just pets. Everything matters.

Lesson: Animal Evolution Body Puzzle

Lesson identifying different parts of three distinct species of animal and finding commonalities and needs among them.

Lesson: Animal Health and Safety Puzzle
Parts of the Chicken Species

Lesson: Animal Babies and Health

Students will learn the basics of vet tech, like treating wounds, medicated feed, and identifying illness in small animals.

Lesson: Food From Waste and Ash

Students will learn to make soap from waste products and ash as well as fire starter kits from lint, wax and soap.

Lesson: Food from waste and ash

Fall Spa Day For The Ducks on the Farm

The ducks enjoying a spa day on the engineered pond that works to keep the ducks healthy and alive.

Shenaniducks! Those Ducks Are At It Again!

It takes one duck to override a safety mechanism on a robotic coop door. Never underestimate a duck an it’s love of chaos.

Care and Instructions for a Parterre Garden

The parterre garden has a long and storied history. It is a good system for gardening and is quite effective.

Care and Instructions for a Parterre Garden

Life Below Water and Fostering Sustainability

Part of a series of blos detailing my work at Mezzacello to meet UN 17 SDGs. This is life below water and my pond.

A love shot in the pond at Mezzacello. Three generations of fish in one shot.

Life on the Land and Systems Sustainability

Part of a series of blogs regarding the UN 17 SDG and my work on the farm. This one is goal 13 life on land.