• Bullet Journaling Workshop

    Bullet Journaling Workshop

    This Thursday, we’re excited to host a Bullet Journaling Workshop with Wendy Gassaway at Beth Woolsey’s home in Newberg, Oregon. You may have heard about bullet journaling recently — it’s been taking the internet by storm — but what is …Read More »
  • TRYathlon Workshop Series UPDATED

    TRYathlon Workshop Series UPDATED

    Welp, as the saying goes, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” In our case, it was the best laid plans of skunks and humans, but we’re not quibbling about the underlying truth of the matter. …Read More »
  • Outhouse Down!

    Outhouse Down!

    Pulling down the ancient, Leaning Tower of Toilet (aka, the outhouse) was one of our MANY projects during Spring Break. We’re pretty sure, if it hadn’t been nailed to the fence, it would’ve fallen decades ago. As lovely as it …Read More »
  • TRYathlon Workshops ANNOUNCED & Registration Open!

    TRYathlon Workshops ANNOUNCED & Registration Open!

    ***UPDATED: Workshop Availability has CHANGED***Please see the April 7th blog post here for more information. Our desire at Cairns Farm is to always — always! — provide ways for people to connect, to learn, to recreate, and to be part …Read More »
  • The Little Red Barn Project

    The Little Red Barn Project

    We have a lot of projects happening simultaneously at Cairns Farm these days. After working through the winter during some bitterly cold Saturdays, we’re excited to see what we can accomplish during nicer weather so we can prep the farm …Read More »
  • Cousin Planting School

    Cousin Planting School

    DO NOT TELL, because it’s a secret, but not all parts of the farm are currently gorgeous. Many are. Many are stunning. Just not ALL. See, Cairns Farm is a nut-free property. No ground nuts. No tree nuts. On purpose. …Read More »
  • Spring 2019 Workshop Series

    Spring 2019 Workshop Series

    Cairns Farm is proud to present our Spring 2019 “TRYathalon” workshop series, with 26 introductory-level classes available in three “event” categories. Our desire at Cairns Farm is to always — always! — provide ways for people to connect, to learn, …Read More »
  • The American Guinea Hogs Have Landed!

    The American Guinea Hogs Have Landed!

    Nine acres is a lot of acres. I mean, obviously not as many as 20 or 100 acres, but still, for new farmers and land managers, nine feels like a lot to steward well. One of our conversations early on …Read More »
  • Meet Clyde

    Meet Clyde

    This is Clyde. That’s what I call him anyway. Clyde has kept watch from one of the red barns at Cairns Farm for an unknown number of decades. Pretty soon, Clyde is going to come down. He’s getting a little …Read More »
  • Work Day: Bricks for Days

    Work Day: Bricks for Days

    Bricks for days! That was our project all weekend. First, we needed to find a way to get all the dismantled chimney bricks out of the Uncles’ House attic, a problem solved after Cael (12) and Aden (17) rigged a …Read More »