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Virtual Egg Incubation- Day #4

Here is the “zoomed out” version of what is going on today.  Still using the MRI you can see the different layers of the egg. We still can’t see any difference in our eggs. We’ll be candeling them at day 7 or 8. Candeling is basically holding up a high powered flashlight up to the […]

Virtual Egg Hatch = Day #3

Look at how much the circulatory system has developed since yesterday!  This is what’s developing today.  The head begins to turn onto its left side. The tongue begins to form. The amnion completely surrounds the embryo. The tail has appeared. Wing and leg buds are visible. Soon other organs such as the liver, kidneys, and […]

Virtual Egg Hatch – Day #2

Welcome back! Here is what is going on inside those eggs today.  25 hours: The heart begins to form. 33 hours: The ears begin to form. 42 hours: The heart starts to beat. So in this picture you can see the darkest spot in the middle is the beginning of the embryo. There are the […]

Virtual Egg Hatch- Day #1

Welcome to our virtual egg hatch! I receive emails all the time asking if we have an egg hatching program, and we do, but many times the school is too far away from us or there is not money in the budget for the entire program. I hope this will be fun for kids (and […]

Our New Aviary

We are so excited to have finally finished building our huge aviary right in the middle of our farm. We have moved our peacocks and ducks in here. The ducks are loving their new pond, click here to see a cute video on our Facebook page.     

Cranberry Brie Bites

Cranberry Brie Bites Makes 24 small bites Ingredients: ½ box frozen puffed pastry (one sheet) ½ lb Brie cheese 8 ounce jar Sakonnet Farm Cranberry Apple Relish Directions: 1. Thaw one puffed pastry sheet according to directions on package, preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Roll out sheet on floured surface until aprox 12 inch […]

Carrot Cake Bites

Carrot Cake Bites Makes 24 desserts Ingredients: ½ box frozen puffed pastry 1 jar Sakonnet Farm Carrot Cake Jam Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows) Directions: 1. Thaw one puffed pastry sheet according to directions on package, preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Roll out sheet on floured surface until aprox 12 inch square 3. With […]

Hot Pepper Jelly Recipes

We love hot pepper jelly at our house, right out of the jar with cream cheese and crackers . But sometimes you need to mix things up. I found two recipes on the Stonewall Kitchen website that I modified a bit and tested with our family and friends. Big Hit!! Please try them and then […]

All Natural Herbs to Help Repel Mosquitoes

We are excited that spring is finally here after a long and cold winter. But with spring & summer comes those annoying mosquitos and other bugs. I have been doing some reading about natural bug repellants, with four kids of my own I don’t like having to spray everyone down with chemicals every day before […]

Chicks, Chicks and More Chicks!

                   We gave eggs to Sakonnet Early Learning, here in Tiverton, last month for hatching. They had three cute little chicks for me to take back to the farm last Friday. They always come with names when kids hatch them so they are from left to right- […]