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Peter the Dog

It's been hot, it's been cold, it's been rainy but we've been working hard and have the beginnings of our kitchen garden in place. Beds are formed, hoop house is up, and some plants are in the ground. Our Buff Orpingtons and Silver & Gold Laced Wyandottes have moved from the barn to their summer home. Looking forward to a summer filled with farm fresh eggs and veggies.

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