Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sloggin' On The Farm

Now that Spring is here, you probably want to trade in your knee-high muck boots for something else.   I've always been a big fan of Sloggers, unless it's been raining for days and I'm wading mud puddles.   These shoes are not only comfortable, but they are easy on/easy off and have decent support.   We have a dowel shoe rack mounted on the wall just outside of the back door that hubby made a few years ago and we keep all of our garden, barn and coop shoes there.

These shoes last quite a few seasons and are reasonably priced for a decent working shoe (as long as the dogs don't get to them -- then they become pricey chew-toys).   One of the major selling points for me is the "Made in the USA" label.  I also keep a second pair in my car for when I visit my cousin to prevent any cross-contamination from my farm to her farm, or vice-versa.  Our livestock/flock health is a major concern even though we both have extremely healthy animals.  It's always better to be safe than sorry.
Slogger/Tractor Supply
[per the Tractor Supply website - copied]
Made in the USA, the slip-on Sloggers Women's Waterproof Comfort Shoe is perfect for working in the garden or running an errand on a rainy day. They are easy to slip on and off and are a breeze to hose off, so you can leave the "Great Outdoors" where it belongs - outside!
  • Plush "All Day Comfort" insoles
  • Deep lug tread for trekking in water or mud, or mucking out a stall
  • Made from 100% recyclable material and the soles contain up to 90% recycled material
  • Sloggers are a "true fit" - meaning that for most people the fit is true to size
  • Half sizes or wider widths should size up
  • Made in the USA
If you're looking for a good, hard-working shoe for the farm, check these out.   If you have a different shoe that works well for your farm needs, share about them in the comments below.




To A Life Of Simplicity
Happy Homesteading!
~ Susan & Rick
Celtic Acres Farm


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About the Author:
Susan along with her husband, Rick, are the owners of Celtic Acres Farm, an organic, self-sufficient, off-grid farm where they raise chickens, ducks, goats and a pig, rescue dogs and cats, grow their own heirloom, non-gmo produce, create handmade crafts and home décor items, and strive to live a self-sustaining lifestyle while attempting to carve out that little piece of paradise where they can live free, breathe free and commune with nature.
Celtic Acres Farms is committed to healthy animals, a greener planet, recycling-reusing-repurposing, while maintaining our rural heritage and sharing it with others. We believe that we must all lead the way to a more sustainable future while never forgetting the things of the past. 

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