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Gretchen Stuppy Carlson
Attended Middlebury College
Lives in Ballston Lake, ny
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Happy Holidays and a Wonderful New Years
See you back here after the New Years for more blog hops and posts!  Have a safe and happy holiday!
See you back here after the New Years for more blog hops and posts!  Have a safe and happy holiday!
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Just as I headed out last night to snap some photos, it started pouring buckets, but luckily I was rewarded with a tremendous view after the rain cleared out.  The garden seems to be in a bit of a lull this week - the copious...
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The Backyard Farming Connection Hop #91
This week we're just keeping up with the harvesting while we begin to can and preserve food for the months ahead. One of the easiest and rewarding foods to store for the winter is garlic. This week's feature from Lady Lee's Home: Cleaning and Storing Dry Ga...
This week we're just keeping up with the harvesting while we begin to can and preserve food for the months ahead. One of the easiest and rewarding foods to store for the winter is garlic. This week's feature from Lady Lee's H...
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Shearing a Llama
 Today we finally got Cocoa his summer haircut!  After seeing animals sheared several times and shearing our own goats, I thought I knew what was coming, but this was a whole different ball of wax. We started off getting the llama in the barn and all brushe...
 Today we finally got Cocoa his summer haircut!  After seeing animals sheared several times and shearing our own goats, I thought I knew what was coming, but this was a whole different ball of wax. We started off getting th...
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Garden Update: barely growing
 This week's garden is growing ever so slowly.  But still, there's green and life out there which is a vast improvement over a month ago.  No we're starting to watch the weather for signs that the last frost is behind us, although it does seem a little earl...
 This week's garden is growing ever so slowly.  But still, there's green and life out there which is a vast improvement over a month ago.  No we're starting to watch the weather for signs that the last frost is behind us, alt...
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As a parent I am constantly hunting for meaningful, relevant, and inspiring books to share with my children - especially books that deal with topics that I'm passionate about. Just over a year ago, I heard about a local autho...
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The Backyard Farming Connection Hop #106
This month we still enjoying so many things out of the garden: kale and brussel sprouts that are still growing, as well as tomato paste, jellies, frozen veggies, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, syrup and a while assortment of other goodies.  After several years...
This month we still enjoying so many things out of the garden: kale and brussel sprouts that are still growing, as well as tomato paste, jellies, frozen veggies, potatoes, pumpkins, squash, syrup and a while assortment of oth...
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I want to know what's happening, in your garden, on your homestead, in
the barnyard, and in the kitchen.  Whatever is in your backyard farm and home, I
would love to hear about it. Each week I will share some of my favorite posts on the Backyard Farming Con...
I want to know what's happening, in your garden, on your homestead, in the barnyard, and in the kitchen.  Whatever is in your backyard farm and home, I would love to hear about it. Each week I will share some of my favorite p...
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Garden Update
This week we started filling up our pantry with jams and other treats from the garden all ready for the winter: cherry preserves, strawberry jam, radish relish, rhubarb sauce, frozen fruit and juiced kale, hung and dried garlic, and black raspberry jam.  It...
This week we started filling up our pantry with jams and other treats from the garden all ready for the winter: cherry preserves, strawberry jam, radish relish, rhubarb sauce, frozen fruit and juiced kale, hung and dried garl...
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Garden Update: GREEN
 Ok - now that the gardens are starting to come in, I finally have a post full of green photos to share instead of just some dirt.  Already most of the seeds are starting to peak through the dirt, and the cold season crops are looking bigger by the day.  Of...
 Ok - now that the gardens are starting to come in, I finally have a post full of green photos to share instead of just some dirt.  Already most of the seeds are starting to peak through the dirt, and the cold season crops ar...
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Garden Update: Getting started
 Today I am starting back up one of my favorite series from last year: the 'How Does Your Garden Grow?' series (now called simply Garden Update).  Each week I'll share the happenings in our own garden and I invite you to share your own experiences either by...
 Today I am starting back up one of my favorite series from last year: the 'How Does Your Garden Grow?' series (now called simply Garden Update).  Each week I'll share the happenings in our own garden and I invite you to shar...
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Keeping Rabbits
This post is part of the series: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your
Homestead.  If you missed the other posts in this series, you can get
caught up here . If you're looking for some great resources for planning your homestead, check out some of the books...
This post is part of the series: The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Homestead.  If you missed the other posts in this series, you can get caught up here. If you're looking for some great resources for planning your homestead...
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Education
  • Middlebury College
    english/geography
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Geography: climatology
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Gretchen Stuppy
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I'm Gretchen ... mom, farmer, artist, blogger
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I am inspired daily by the natural world,the unending creative spirits of my children, and the animals I share my days with. 
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Ballston Lake, ny
Previously
belfort, france - york, me - Bainbridge Island, WA - Durham, NC - Boulder, CO - Middlebury, VT