Thursday, March 18, 2010

jackson farm update

For those of you interested in how the new home of Cold Antler is coming along, all I can share is the mortgage was approved and is being underwritten. All the paperwork is filed and I am waiting to hear from the lawyers when the closing date is. Right now all I can really do is clean, pack, carry loads of stuff to the dump and start planning the move. My Sister and my friends the Snyders (homesteaders and future farmers) are coming up from PA to help me get the flocks settled and build shelters and fences. I'll let local folks know when that is and we'll have a work party at the farm.


Blogger erislaughs said...

That is so exciting! Good luck and good work!

March 18, 2010 at 4:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am so excited for you. Just gives me hope that someday i'll have it too. :)

March 18, 2010 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger RenĂ© said...

Wish I could be there to help! I've still got years to go before I'll be able to buy my own place but it's good to see you getting yours. You've had enough bumps and set backs along the way. You've really earned this for yourself.

March 18, 2010 at 4:30 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hiya, just found your blog today and have to agree with the others - it's so cool to read about your adventures and see how this is coming together for you. Looking forward to my chance at all of this! Cheers!

March 18, 2010 at 5:07 PM  
Blogger Bri said...

I am so freaking excited for you!

March 18, 2010 at 5:46 PM  
Blogger Cathy said...

So exciting! It was meant to be!

March 18, 2010 at 6:33 PM  
Blogger Lil said...

I keep waiting for the "I signed the loan docs" post and then the "I funded" post and finally the "It recorded!!!!!!" post. Seeing you get past the "I was approved" post was awesome but I'm still biting my fingernails, crossing fingers, lopping lucky feet off of rabbits (well, not so much on that one) and all that other good luck type stuff. *goes back to quietly yet obsessively checking Jenna's blog*

March 18, 2010 at 6:36 PM  
Blogger SouthernHeart said...

Good for you! I applaud the courage it must have taken on your part to get all these balls rolling...that's great. I'll look forward to reading all about it. It I weren't on the OTHER corner of the U.S., I'd come help you! I'd bring my macho logger tree farmer with me. He'd enjoy Vermont, that's for sure.

(my main blog:

March 18, 2010 at 7:56 PM  
Blogger Denise said...

Say hey to those Snyder folks from PA. I'm a Snyder from PA myself up Brookville way. Hope the move goes smoothly!

March 18, 2010 at 8:40 PM  
Blogger aromatic said...

I am so glad to hear the wonderful news, finally a much needed and well deserved happy ending!!
Jane xxx

March 18, 2010 at 8:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

*SO* glad to hear it's all working out, Jenn. Good luck and I can't wait to hear more about the new (and permanent!) Cold Antler Farm!

March 18, 2010 at 10:59 PM  
Blogger LindaSue said...

So glad it is all falling together for you. You will get Finn back won't you?

Take care and don't hurt yourself with all the work you have to do.

March 18, 2010 at 11:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is the sale totally 'in the bag'? I sincerely hope that there are no unforseen glitches. Here in the UK we cannot be sure we own a house until the moment we physically get the keys in our hands and we step through the front door.

I have been reading and watching your progress for so long now Jenna, that I feel the tension with you (it seems so anyway).

Oh the suspense and the excitement...!

Warmest wishes.

March 19, 2010 at 4:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey--I check in here every day or two, to see how both farms are coming. You chase dreams as well as you write. Make sure you post that work party. I'm in upstate NY--not too far away to come lend a hammer and a hand. -Eric

March 19, 2010 at 10:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm with Lil...I've been waiting for the "OMG I own a farm!" post. ;-) I'm so looking forward to doing leaps of joy around my computer desk when we hear the confirmation, but for now it all looks good. I'm SOOOO happy for you (and your animals!!).

March 19, 2010 at 11:52 AM  

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