Many regions across Canada and the United States are looking into wind power as a viable source of energy, and now Vancouver Island is jumping aboard the bandwagon as well. A brand new, $ 280 million Vancouver Island wind farm was recently given the go-ahead by the British Columbia government, and will provide significant amounts of energy to the province’s power grid.
The Vancouver Island wind farm will be located on the island’s northern tip, and will include 47 wind turbine generators on 10,000 hectares of land. The turbines will be able to create up to 100 megawatts of… Continue reading
There is that time on the farm every year between winter when it’s too cold to work outside and spring when planting season comes around and takes up all of your daylight time. But usually in between, there’s unseasonably warm weather…sometimes it sticks around for days, sometimes weeks and then comes another frost. In the meantime, being outside is a must because the past says that it will definitely get cold again before the spring warmth officially sets in for good. It is during this time that it is a great opportunity to start some spring cleaning… Continue reading
Do you love animals but cannot take care of them in as you are never at home? Then this may be the right solution for you to have your own animal farm without having to take care of it 24X7.
The animal products have now gone beyond coats and furs and entered into home furnishings! Don’t worry. They have no animal parts involved in their making. There are many products available that are sure to remind you of your favourite furry creature.
This is a great place to stop off on your way up to the Lake District if you have a young family. We’ve just come back from a brilliant day at Greenlands Farm. Situated about 5 minutes from Junction 35 on the M6 motorway, just before you reach the Kendal and Windermere turnoff at Junction 36.
The farm itself is small and it was easy to keep an eye on nine children (we were four adults though to be fair). There were pigs, several varieties of sheep (with their lambs), horses, chickens, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice… Continue reading
Delhi, the capital of India is probably one of the best places to live in, the summers may be a little hot, but the winters are absolutely glorious. The warm people, the beautiful culture, long and open roads make Delhi one of the most ideal places to live in. If you have been considering buying property in Delhi and do not want to settle for anything less than a farm house, then there is nothing to worry about as you can find affordable farm houses in Delhi without too much stress.
There are a few things that you will have… Continue reading
Farm holidays in the South West are becoming very popular for those who want a unique and authentic experience of farming. It provides the perfect place for those who want to escape the stress of everyday life and immerse oneself in the nature and rural countryside of the South West.
Devon is a great place to experience a farm holiday. In addition to experiencing the farmer’s way of life you can also explore the vast countryside, quaint villages and country walks in the area. Choose from one of the many walks Dartmoor National Park has to offer, from hiking for… Continue reading
It is great to live on a farm as you can reap the local farm produce throughout the year. That is, if you put in the equal amount of hard work with lots of prayer for the right weather conditions; all else you can have a hand of control to some extent.
Start the New Year Farming
January and February may be the first two months of the year but they usually come cold with heavy frosts, snow and very little sunshine. The winter sun is low to create a chilly work environment.
Cattle have been feeding throughout the summer… Continue reading