Mefford Endeavors Farm Projects 2020

2020 – Its about time for an UPDATE       Hello and welcome! A new decade is a great time to forge ahead to make difference. It feels almost like a new beginning. As we reflected on this past year, it was obvious that 2019 was one of those odd years where time flew by and the…

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Our adventures in videography!

The Video’s I found a free book about how to make money on you tube, So I downloaded it to my kindle. It was a really quick read, even for me… but I will save you the time. The book said to post videos. Lots of videos, about whatever it is that you do. You can have multiple…

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Designing an outdoor run for the ladies

The Chicken Run! or   The truncated elongated icosahedron poultry exercise facility!  or   The Chicken Run! I sometimes like to build scale models of my upcoming projects. This is especially true if it is a complex first time project like we are going to build here. I have always been intrigued by geodesic domes.  They…

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Newly Released “Not Your Typical” Stuff

New ” Not your Typical” Products for the Fall of 2014 This has been a great Fall here on the farm! I was able to spend some time in the shop working on some exciting new projects! First is our “Not Your Typical” Salad tongs! An all wood design that uses the flexibility of the…

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A New Home… For the Chickens

When we decided to enlarge our barn, we had decided that all the animals should be under one roof. That sounds pretty smart right? I thought so, but doing that put all the animals several hundred feet away from the garden, Again, sounds good…I mean we do have goats and goats are generally not overly…

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Fall Craft Fair Season and NEW WEBSITE STORE!!

Good Evening! Fall is definitely in the air.  Our family has been hard at work this year working on expanding our garden, developing new wooden products and preparing for the fall Craft Fair season. Let us first highlight our newest products: 100 % Hand Made in the USA Clothes pins! These began as a standing…

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Garden Harvest Basket

Handmade Garden Harvest Basket From The Mefford Endeavors Woodshop We have had some questions about our Garden Baskets, so I figured I would post a blog about how we make them right here on the farm. It all starts on our Portable sawmill. We use the sawmill to cut logs into 1″ thick slabs that…

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Simple, Cheap, Hydroponics on the farm

Hydroponics…is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite, gravel, biochar, mineral wool, expanded clay pebbles or coconut husk. Or at least…

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Making Butter on the Farm

We try to teach good stewardship of everything we are given in life to our family. Our family milk cow “Dolly” Gives us just one of these teaching moments! Dolly gave us a heifer (girl) calf  last fall and we started milking her at that time, It is a really BIG commitment to be at the barn…

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