We are praising the Lord for his goodness and mercy in allowing us such a perfect day for the Open House/Field day! He enabled the right people to come and everything to get set up and done exactly how He wanted!
Here are some of the pictures that were taken of the fun day!
We are thankful to everyone that made the effort to come out and visit us for the day!
With about 300 attendants, lots of sales, lots of fun and lots of learning! The day was a great success!
Above: Peace at the baking table while we were setting up.
Elise, Sheila and Lydia at the bake table.
Joy did a great job playing with all the little children that came!
Below: The chicks were so cute and fun!
The Garden and Bees:
The Broiler Chickens:
A hay ride around the farm viewing all the animals and how they live!
A great learning experience for everyone!
The main key of our natural farming is
“Imitating Nature and Trusting in the Lord!”
The Dairy Cows:
Josh moving the dairy cows to fresh grass.
The Laying Hens:
Sheila at the registration table
Sarah and Kyra worked hard in the kitchen baking! Enabling us to provide fresh baked goods! Yum Yum!
After things calmed down all the girls gathered to talk under the bake table tent.
It was so fun to work with friends
Timmy’s wood work! If you would like to order click here
It was good to see so many friends at the open house!
Left to right back row: Sarah Engle, Peace, Kyra Marken, Olivia Meggs, Hope, Lydia Meggs, Kim/Mom, Elise Meggs, Sophia Meggs, Sheila,
Left to right front row: Joy, Josh, John David, Adam Hall, Elijah Meggs, Danny, Timmy, Jack/Dad, Joshua Meggs, Sam,
Thank you all so much for your support! We hope to see you all soon!
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Date: May 3rd 2014
Time: 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Tour Times: First tour, 11:00 Second tour, 2:00
Where: Our Father’s Farm
2664 Deer View Road Gretna, VA 24557
Rain Date: May 10th 2014
Directions! Click Here.
There is an Our Father’s Farm sign at the top of our Drive way also there will be a sign that says Open House. If you need any help please Call, 434-656-1188.
Come out and see the farm! See how it works, see the animals enjoy a bit of country time with your whole family and friends! Be hear for a farm tour! To view the whole farm life! Hold little baby chicks, pet cows and feel the coarse main of a horse, collect fresh eggs straight from the chicken house, snuggle fluffy 8 week old puppies and more!
Learn more about our father’s farm and enjoy what great things the LORD has done for us!
Come and a have a great day in the country on a farm!
What is there to do?
See touch and learn about the FARM and ANIMALS!
There will be 2 farm tours in the day
The first tour will be held at 11:00 and the second will be held at 2:00.
You will see and learn about:
The milk cows, calves, chicks, broiler chickens, laying hens, the horse, dogs and maybe puppies, cats and kittens!
Bonus! There will be a milking demonstration and milk samples.
What kind of animals can we see?
There will be Cows and calves! Laying hens, broiler (meat) chickens, chicks, Our chocolate lab puppy 2 big great Pyrenees Dogs and great Pyrenees puppies!, Cats and maybe kittens! A horse, a donkey and more!
A FARMER FOR THE DAY DRAWING!
A bed for the night, Breakfast Lunch and dinner if you choose to stay!
If your name is drawn you and one other person can come to Our Father’s Farm! Spend a comfortable night in the farm house wake up in the morning with the cocks crow come out and milk cows, feed chickens, collect eggs, herd cows, tend to chicks, and more! Than enjoy a hearty farmers breakfast!!!
Enjoying the rest of your day how ever you like sitting by the still pond enjoying the scenery, or giving a hand with what ever is going on, if you would like you can work in the house baking fresh bread making pies and more!
Come and enjoy a farm life just for 24 hours! It will be the best time you have had in a long time!!!!
More about the drawing!
Come to our open house and put your name in the drawing by:
Buying $15 of products in our store, we will offer you to put your name, phone number and address on a paper in the drawing basket! The name will be drawn at 4:00pm assuring that everyone you wanted to join the drawing have had a fair chance to do so. The name which is draw will be contacted. And we will plan intuitive dates for the day!
Late spring, Summer, or early fall are the best times of year!
Bring a pick nick and hang out on the farm!
There will be picnicking areas and we will be selling baked goods and some snack bars, candies, and cheese.
Will the store be open and what will be able to buy?
Yes the store will be open to all who come! There will be fresh whole chickens, and chicken parts, leg thigh packs, tender loins, breast, and wings, There will be ground beef, steaks, roasts, stew meat and bones, Eggs, and all the other things will sale in the store (a small health food store type). Also there might be baked goods! Such as whole wheat bread, cakes and cookies.
How do I contact you if I have questions?
Email or call us!
We have been really busy getting ready for the spring and summer! For our farm this is the busiest time of the year! We’re also busy getting ready for our
Annual Open House/Field day, May 3rd 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm there will be two really fun farm tours at 11:00 and 2:00. If you would like to learn more or if you have questions click here!
This season is full of Hard work, fun, Hot sun, swimming, having homemade ice cream, and so many other fun and hard things that come!:) But one of my favorites is that this is the season of New Birth!
So with Birth in mind look at the rest of this post:)
Earlier on the web I posted about Great Pyrenees Puppies. We had a litter in February so I am going to show you some pictures we took of them a few days ago they are about 5 weeks old.
(Click on pictures to them larger)
Above: Is the only female great Pyrenees puppy:)
Above, Is one of the adorable Great Pyrenees Puppies!
They are so fun to have!
All eight of the Puppies are living up with there mother in a dog house that is next to the chicken house. They love it!
Above: It is so fun to watch them play!
They are growing so fast! All of them enjoy fresh raw milk as often as it is available.
Me and Josh organizing the “Litter” shoot.
We took lots of pictures but this was on of the best:)
Puppies having a fun time together! Growing up in a healthy happy environment.
Three of the cute boys!
Baby things are the cutest sweetest and my favorite things in the World!
From my baby brothers and sisters, to kittens, puppies, calves, foals and colts, chicks, ducklings, and all the other baby things they all give so much joy!
If you would like to come out and see the puppies and other farm animals your self this is a perfect season! Just give us a call (434)-656-1188 or email us email@example.com.
Posted by: Hope Fuhrmann
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Hope and Daisy May.
by A.A. Milne
She wore her yellow sun-bonnet,
She wore her greenest gown;
She turned to the south wind
And curtsied up and down.
She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbour:
“Winter is dead.”
Above: Timmy and Dad’s brother, Uncle Alain getting ready to move the chickens.
Above: John David enjoys standing in the feed can and giving tiny handfuls of alfalfa to the sweet cows. They love him!
Above: Pretty Daisy!
I have been blessed
song: author unknown.
“When He moves among us, all that he dos, all of his goodness, and all of his love;
if the pen of the writer could write every day, even this world could never contain how I have been blessed.
The warmth in the winter the flowers of spring, the laughter in summer; and the changing of leaves, oh I have been blessed!…”
Above: Clover, one of the sweet healthy heifers.
Above: Kefir and Honey, two of our wonderful cows
Above: Timmy enjoying the water!
Spring is in the air!
by Sheila Fuhrmann
It’s what chases off the cold,
It’s the season of new birth;
It makes the colors bold,
And brings life from dismal earth.
All earth is full of light,
And grows without a care;
Life sing with all your might,
For… spring is in the air!
May our God richly bless you all as you enter this beautiful season!
wishing you a…
With love from the team at ‘Our Father’s Farm’
Jack & Kim
and John David
Posted by Sheila
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Our Father’s Farm
Great Pyrenees Live Stock Guarding Dogs
We have 10 Great Pyrenees puppies 8 males and 2 females
Born: March, 10th 2014
The dogs are raised on our farm with chickens, cows, cats, other dogs, and our family. They are being raised on a very healthy, mostly raw diet during the weaning process.
They will be ready for pick up at 8 weeks. May 4th, 2014.
To reserve a puppy, a $50 deposit is required
If you have any questions please call or email us
Tel: 434-656-1188 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The great pyrenees puppies are so cute and sweet! They were only born a week ago!
These are great live stock guarding dogs! Our chickens can prove to it!
Before we had Great Pyrenees dogs we were losing so many chickens to predators such as raccoon, opossums, foxes and the worst of all Owls and hawks! The owls & hawks were worst because it is illegal to kill or hunt them!
When we got our first live stock guardian dogs named Bear and Bella. These big dogs simply have to let out a BIG bark to scare away most animals. And even better, these dogs love what they do! But you have to be careful to make sure from when they are puppies to keep them working with your animals so that they can create the great bond that is necessary!
Pictured above: Bella! We got Bella as a little 8 week old puppy!
Pictured above: Bella Now!
Pictured above: We got bear when he was 2 years old. He is a great guard!
Now here are some pictures from Bella and Bear’s 2013 Litter.
Pictured above: Bear and Bella are so sweet! Bella is the best great Pyrenees mother!
Above: The puppies at about 3 weeks. Their eyes are just opening!
The first year of a puppy’s life is full of eating sleeping and growing! These great Pyrenees grow so much in the first 8 weeks we have them.
Above: Hope Holding two of the great Pyrenees. They are so adorable and fluffy!
The puppies at about 6 weeks.
Above: Sweet little things!
Above: Peace keeping all her ducks or puppies in a row
Above: When the puppies got older we would take a few at a time and bring them in with the little chicks we were raising at the time. Teaching them to not chase or bite them. They had a good time.
Posted by: Hope Fuhrmann
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We have been enjoying sledding in the snow! But chores are a bit tougher for the animals and us
Here is a little glimpse of what
“Our Father’s Farm and the Fuhrmann Family” have been doing!
Snow is beautiful and we have enjoyed it so much! All the seasons are so wonderful and God was so kind to make them for us. Just as soon as you get tired of one another comes! One of my favorite parts of winter is the Snow! As it spreads out over the land and trees white and pure and clean, it reminds us of God’s love and forgiveness that He spreads abroad in our hearts and lives.
Here are a few pictures
Click on pictures to see them larger.
Great is Thy faithfulness, oh God my Father;
There is no shadow of turning with Thee;
Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail not;
As Thou hast been, Thou forever wilt be.
It was snowing so hard for almost 2 days! Above the hens are trying to weather the storm:)
Above: Timmy (along with the rest of us) are getting ready to start morning chores.
God has made all things and with out him was not anything made!
I got a shot of a cute little bird! Enjoying the snow from the tree tops)
The good old red roofed farm house!
The snow is starting to melt and slide of the rooves.
Four of the milk cows waiting there turn for milking
The Lord liveth and blessed be the rock of salvation!
And the Glory of the Lord Shall be revealed!
And His name shalt be called “Wonderful!, Counsaler!, The Mighty God the everlasting father the prince of peace.
Above: Lady (the horse)
Now the FUN of snow begins!!!!!
We went out to a hill in one of the fields and really enjoyed our selves!
For the Lord God omnipotent raineth! Hallelujah!
We packed the snow and made a little jump! It went so fast and was really fun! We had a great time making memories with some of the best people in the world “Family”!
Josh and Timmy built an igloo sort of thing:) And it is just the perfect size for Danny!
Little “Daisy May” (the new puppy) Had a fun time with us all. But it was hard for her to plunge through the snow! she kept on falling through and getting stuck.
SLEDDING JUMPS!!! Now we are going to show some of the crazy jumps we made!
Danny is coming…..
And he is still smiling!
He is about to go for a crash landing.
Ouch! But fun:)
We were having a brothers weekend hosted at our house. Dad/Jack has three other brothers they all came down with our cousin Emily.
Pictured above. Left to right: Jack/Dad, Uncle Alain, Grandmere, Uncle Tom, & Uncle Henri.
Pictured above: Timmy is taking Uncle Tom for a fast ride!
Pictured above: Uncle Henri flying over a jump! It was almost more fun than sledding yourself to see all the uncles’ faces and how crazy their rides were!
Pictured above: Dad had a ride on the saucer:)
Pictured Above: Uncle Henri and Dad/Jack sledding down the hill! It was so funny to see “men” playing/sledding:) They were so Great!
How wonderful it is to be with family!
And the Lord’s generations shall spread the gospel and their seed shall be for Him!
Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness!
Morning by morning new mercies I see.
All I have needed Thy hand hath provided;
Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!
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We are praising the Lord for allowing us another litter of healthy beautiful chocolate lab puppies! It is really a fun time for all of us. We enjoy so much having nine little cute pups on the farm! It’s so fun to go out there and play tug a war or just let them sleep on you. It’s fun to have new little baby things to show family and friends when they come. Every move they make is so cute! We are very excited because this litter we are going to keep one of the females. That means we will have a little puppy all its growing up! SO FUN! But also lots of work:) Like everything else:) The little children are really enjoying getting to play with them. Here are a few pictures
Pictured Above: Peace holding one of the cute puppies. Peace is growing into a sweet little girl.
Pictured Above: One of the puppies giving a little bark. They try to sound like the big boss but it really does not work:) So cute.
Pictured Above: Two of the puppies touching noses:)
Pictured below right: Danial (we call him Danny) loves sitting with the puppies and holding them while they sleep. He is getting to be really helpful around the farm and house!
Pictured Above: The puppies are getting so big and healthy, they love drinking raw milk.
Pictured bellow left: “Tom” the little kitten loves having the puppies for friends. You will always find him in the pen with the puppies, eating, drinking, sleeping and playing. They really love each other!
- EXTRA INFORMATION.
Feel free to come out and visit the farm, and see the puppies. You can come out on one of the days the farm store is open, Wednesday and Saturday.
All puppies of this litter are already spoken for, but if you would like to be put on the waiting list for a future litter, then please email email@example.com
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