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All In A Days Work

Late spring and early summer have been extremely busy on the farm. In May 700 new chicks (baby girls) arrived while our current flock of hens (the big girls) turned a year old. 527 more words

This & That

A Week of Game Changers

CSA pick ups going strong, first tomato harvest of the season and pastured pork, need I say more? It was meat week and the farmer and I had a nice long conversation over kielbasa, pork chops, and bacon. 875 more words


Pasture-raised Pork

The time has come to reserve your half or whole pig from Faerie Willow Farm! The pigs are growing beautifully and should be ready for processing in late October. 818 more words


Guns don't kill people, chickens do?

I spend the next few weeks in a financial safehouse (my parents house) free from the evils of rent and transport costs. Don’t let that sentence fool you into thinking it’s all goody gumdrops however. 969 more words

Roasted Portobello Mushrooms with Skellig Cheese Breadcrumb Topping

I found this delightful recipe on the Kerrygold website today. After reading about the benefits of consuming cheese and butter from pasture raised cows, I decided to make a trip to my… 199 more words



We are two weeks into our Real Eats Challenge!  I feel great, and I’m learning more about myself and my habits.  Too often, I was grabbing and going.  704 more words

Real Eats Challenge

Garlic Scape Pesto

Spring is here and that means we have chicken again! There is also lots of spring goodies that are only around for a very short time in the farmers markets like garlic scapes, flowering pea sprouts, just about anything flower I love, and also spring onions which taste good just cut in half and drizzled with oil, a sprinkle of salt and cooked for a couple minutes on the grill or under the broiler. 315 more words