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Plan B

One of the products that we produce here on the farm is meat. The animals that are not ‘register worthy’ for pedigree purposes are fed and conditioned to be meat producers. 377 more words


The Root of all things


“The butcher becomes my friend. All day he bashes up the carcasses of dead things, and I’ve never seen the smile off his face. 2,418 more words

Baby Girl

Our Experiences

Hi Fellow Farmsteaders,

We were initially very hesitant to get pigs however we all enjoy pork and really wanted our own quality pork. After over a year raising pigs we have certainly learnt a lot and very quickly fell in love with these quirky animals. 671 more words

Tips And Tricks

No Refrigerator? No Problem!: Preserving and Storing Meat in the 1700s

It’s easy to take our refrigerators for granted.  There they sit in our kitchens quietly keeping our food safe to eat and making our lives quite easy.  1,062 more words

George Washington's Ferry Farm


A few nights ago, some critter got our chickens.  The coop latches had been chewed off, the door pulled down. 

Bobcats are neat and artistic in their massacres. 332 more words

The Boat

Rugspek, Kyljysselkä and Other Choice Pork Cuts

I’ve had the itch to cook ribs the last few days, which is frustratingly at odds with this week’s meal plans. So to scratch that itch, I’ve been doing some research into ribs to fill the void. 260 more words

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