S: Shed, Barn and Solar Project Construction
FC: John & Linda Donkers 6388 Line 53, Monkton, Ont. | Shed, Barn and Solar Project Construction
1: Construction of a 60' x 100' shed began in April 2010, by James Bauman Construction
4: At 2 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 24th, 2011, we were awaken by a passerby and were told that our barn was on fire!
6: Thanks to many of our friends, neighbours and family, the majority of the clean up was completed on Dec. 27th & 28th.
9: After dealing with insurance, building permits and plans, construction began at the beginning of Feb. 2013 by Middlesex Concrete.
18: First pigs in the new barn were brought in in mid May, some coming from our own nursery.
19: Raised to market weight by the end of Aug. when the first were shipped on Aug. 30th. The rest of that group were out by the end of Sept.
20: To replace the workshop that was lost in the fire, we put the insurance money towards a workshop in the drive shed.
25: Once the shop was done, we could get back into butchering pigs!
27: Construction of our 90 KW Solar Project began in early Apr. by Sashaan Solar. Eclipsall Panels & SolarEdge Inverters
33: Project was completed by June but had to wait for hook up. Onto the Grid Aug. 30, 2012