What Is A Safe Haven Hobby Farm?


I grew up hearing the term ‘Hobby Farm’ describing many small local farms nestled in the kettles of Wisconsin. Maybe its a Midwestern thing, or maybe its old fashioned. Either way, people are asking what that means so I thought this may be the best place to describe our version of Hobby Farm. My Farm Is My Hobby I have…

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Ms. Wiggins


From the day her hooves hit our pastures, Ms. Wiggins and I had a special bond. As if it was a shared secret, we both knew instantly she was where she was meant to be. She is very matronly, reserved  and quite. Therefore, it’s startling to hear her baritone baaa’s ripple out across the country air. You can’t help but…

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Daphne


The mascot of our farm and the queen of the pasture, let me introduce you to Daphne, the spicy ginger Scottish Highland cow. If cows ever start landing super model runway contracts, this girl would be the most sought after. From her stylish red toenails and black tipped curly horns Daphne has it all. Sure there are plenty of red…

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Get Addicted To Something New


This past week we welcomed a new little life to the farm. We are so excited to introduce you to Puddin! Vanilla went into labor on the cold windy morning of Monday October 15, 2018. This was her second calf, Nutmeg had been born almost exactly a year ago. The entire family is doing well. Nutmeg is a little jealous…

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How Hobby Farming Found It’s Way Into My Heart

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I have never felt more joy from anything like I do with hobby farming. Yes, it can be dirty, smelly and a lot of sweat, but hobby farming is worth every piece of extra laundry. This princess has finally found her castle. It just happens to be a barn. The ironic part – I didn’t even know that hobby farming…

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Bee utiful!!!!


I have only been stung once in my life.  It was at Long Lake State Park on the North beach which is more grass than sand. Bare footed I started running to the waters edge, but my little piggies never got wet.  I was stopped short by a honey bee hard at work that did not appreciate being stepped on.…

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