Artistically styled lunch bowls are everywhere, full of colorful fresh + roasted vegetables, sprinkled with sprouts + topped with an over easy egg. Who says they are only for us? With these super cold temperatures + snow, our chickens need help getting the nutrients they would normally get scratching around in the yard and garden. We put together a giant sized bowl packed with protein, warm oatmeal + fresh berries to treat our hens!
Considering function is the most important aspect of designing housing for animals, yet adding that touch of pretty is what brings it all together, makes it personal and lends a hand in that feeling of nostalgia. Choosing to build within the trees adds a challenge, but the finished barn looks as if it was built years ago.
Juggling our small herd of goats and 4-H projects within a couple of make shift buildings was making our lives more difficult than it needed to be.