Stupid Animal Tricks

Hello Farm Friends,

In continuing my theme of "what the animals do when the farmers are away"…here we go! This week when I returned home from the market it was the sheep and milk cow that had misbehaved. Immediately upon getting out of the car I heard a baby lamb in distress. Since the dogs were not barking, I deduced that the baby lamb was simply misplaced instead of in danger. What I found upon entering the barn was a lamb in a very far away pen (I have NO idea how she got there), a distraught mother ewe, a milk cow that had gotten into the forbidden stall and several other sheep that had followed her. It wasn't too hard to right the cow and sheep, but the little lamb and I had quite the tussle with me running around the wagon parked in her pen and her doing her best to avoid me. Finally, I decided I would not be able to catch her so I opened a gate we had tied shut…big gaping hole in the side of the barn and the little girl still could not find her way out. UHHHH, finally she stopped to tinkle and I grabbed her up and helped her and her mom to reunite. What is so much different from last week? Well, this week there were no revelations. I didn't sense God was trying to tell me anything through this ordeal…this time it was simply a case of "Stupid Animal Tricks" for sure!!! Have an awesome week…absolutely anything is possible you know!

God Bless You all!

Franklin Farmers' Market
The Franklin Farmers' Market will be open this Saturday from 8am until 1 pm. Rocky Glade Farm will be located in the same booth as last season, which is on the food court/music end of the market shed. We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday Nights On-line Farm Market is now OPEN
Place your order on our Market Page Monday through Wednesday of this week and pickup your veggies at our farm on Thursday night from 3-6 pm. You simply place your order on line and pick it up on the farm on Thursday night! Just park in front of the house, come to the front door, and ring the doorbell if we are not there to greet you. Once we have received your order, you will receive a confirmation email letting you know we received your order. Any questions? Feel free to email us.

Photo of the Week
Baby chicks in the brooder! Ellen, one of our farm helpers, is in charge of "chick chores" on the days she works here. This week Ellen found out that the chicks had developed their wing feathers since she last saw them…they can FLY!

To see the photo of the week use this hotlink Photo of the Week

Have a great week!


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