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First set of bacon bits on the way

Meet our beautiful gilt Ruby.  Pregnant by our Tamworth boar, Pork-n-Beans. Rubys mother is Tamworth/Red Wattle and her dad was Old Spot/Duroc/Berkshire.  She will be one year old on May 2nd, 2016. 117 more words

On The Farm

If Eggs Are So Healthy, Why the Bad Reputation?

Over the years, there’s been a lot of controversy over the healthfulness of various foods. Eggs are in that group. Are they good for us or are they bad for us? 926 more words

Health Coach

My Pigs

Note: The Author of this story is my husband, Ryan. Although ever-present in my stories, this will be the first time he has contributed a full piece to the Walkerland blog. 2,401 more words


Fair Farms Maryland Launches

A network of nonprofit organizations, farmers, consumers and businesses launched a campaign earlier this month aiming to reform Maryland’s food system that lacks adequate fairness, transparency, and accountability. 613 more words

This & That

What are "Natural Flavors"?

Unfortunately, “Natural Flavors” aren’t as “natural” as the name would imply. Since the FDA doesn’t currently monitor the term (like it does with “Organic”), “Natural Flavors” has a very broad definition. 454 more words


Using The Beef For The First Time

If you don’t follow my blog, that was probably a very odd statement. For those of you who don’t know, I just bought 1/4 of a cow from a local cattle farmer. 331 more words


Grass fed and pasture raised- the fat facts

You are what you eat- a cliché never more true than when discussing the fats in our diet. You’ll have heard a lot about essential fatty acids- specifically omega 6 and 3. 835 more words