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We waited a long time for this. I dreamt of the day our kids would ride with me and enjoy my love of horses. I rode competitively for 20 years before giving it all up to be a mom. It’s a choice I would make all over again but this new stage of life is […]

Farm Kids, Horses

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I said goodbye to my best friend a week ago and all of us sobbed. Patty Cake was the heart of our homestead. She greeted me at the gate every morning, rain or shine, excited to see what goodies I had for her from the kitchen. Patty taught countless people to milk and tolerated anyone […]

Home Dairy

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I was going to title this: How to Tell Your Husband You Want a Milk Cow. But, that wouldn’t really be accurate either. You see. I occasionally get a wild hair and I’m really thankful I married someone who supports my crazy on the daily. (Thank you Jesus for this patient man. Amen.) We had […]

Home Dairy

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Bringing Widnor Farms directly to You! We are excited to kick off our shipping of our ranch meats directly to your doorstep. Beef, Pork and Lamb are available to all 50 states. Our Chicken is sold within Washington State only at this time. What to expect: Our meats are shipped in airtight boxes with dry […]

Farm Store

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Icelandic sheep weren’t our first choice. But, they ended up being the ideal, triple purpose homestead animal that we have come to love on the farm. Meat, milk and fiber, they are exceptional, efficient producers.

Livestock, Sheep

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Shearing our sheep twice per year keeps them in better health. I was up before the sun this morning, mentally preparing myself for shearing day. The checklist of what I needed to gather was long but my mind was racing more as it’s the day that reveals how successful our summer feeding program was. This […]

Livestock Husbandry, Sheep