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Fellowship of the Pig

The day that I got Frodo I was pretty excited to see him. Frodo is a baby kunekune boar that weighs around 20 pounds and has very gritty nasty hair. 239 more words


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Moonlit Meal

September 30, 2015

September comes to a close with a list of successes for us. We had a nice Vermont vacation. We have our gardens all cleaned up and ready for fall. 145 more words

September 2015

I Guess This Makes Us Pig Farmers

It’s been an ongoing joke in my family to end our list of chores with “slop the hogs.” We would say things like, “I’ve got to go feed the dogs, put the goats in the barn, lock the chickens in the coop, and slop the hogs..” 995 more words


Is there anything cuter...

There are many things in life I find delight in, good food, beautiful art, nature, quiet time… to name a few.  However, there isn’t much that comes close to watching newborn piglets scamper about. 52 more words

Farm Life

Out of the nest

Lets talk about farming.

“Once you decide on your occupation you must immerse yourself in your work. You have to fall in love with your work. 853 more words

visiting the Salatins at Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia

I have applied to be a Polyface Summer Intern with Joel Salatin and his family for two years in a row. The first year I did not make it past the first round of questions, but the second year I did, and was invited as one of 45 “check outs” for a two day visit this last December. 1,229 more words