Find Out What 2017 Has In Store For Our Little Farm!

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Howdy! Hope the winter blues aren’t getting you down. Winter is always prime for one very important component of farming… goals and planning! Though the growing season is months away for us, it is never too soon to start thinking about what’s ahead. I always find January to be the worst of the winter months, but when this month is over it feels like spring isn’t really that far away, and it’s important to be prepared. In today’s post I would like to share our 2017 goals and plans for Willow Lane Farm. Our aspirations for the coming year are certainly ambitious. We hope to achieve most of these things, but we are also prepared to accept that some of them might have to wait until 2018 and beyond depending on variables such as weather and our other time commitments. Continue reading

Getting Started: Setting Effective Goals

Welcome to Little Farm in the Alberta Foothills’ first blog post!

I will be sharing more specifically our 2017 personal homesteading and farm goals in my next blog post, but today I would like to talk a little bit about goal setting and planning in general and how you can get started with yours! I bet I know what you’re thinking when you see the words “goal setting”! You are either thinking “that sounds like a pointless exercise, why bother!” or “goal setting is difficult and I’ll never end up doing the things I said I would do anyway!” I know this because I used to feel this way myself. Just hear me out…. Continue reading