Monthly Archives: July 2017

Deep Roots

In mid-May, I started some okra seeds in our greenhouse, and then when they were large enough to put into the aquaponics system, in they went. I was sort of amazed at how quickly they grew — like weeds! But things got busy, and all during June I totally meant to get them out of […]

Wild Piglets

Feral or wild pigsĀ have a long history in Hawaii, and we’ve written about them here on our farm before (Pigs in Paradise). We have traps set up in the fields where they do the most destruction to our fields, and yesterday caught a bunch of the cutest piglets! It’s hard to remind myself exactly how […]

Wait. A donkey?

We’ve had two horses for almost a decade now, Mocha and Kai. Mocha is a 12 year old registered quarterhorse mare and Kai is a 14 year old gelding. We came out one morning a few weeks ago and had a new member of our equine herd, a donkey! We are pretty sure that he […]