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Daphne gets ready to farrow

Nice…Genevieve sends me an email today–“uh…today marks 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days since Henry (our boar) got in with the sows…”–so we discuss snow, paths, gates, piglets, farrowing hut, etc. 151 more words

07 - The end of our urban farm?; The Year in Review at 7HH-G

The last couple of years here at our urban farm have been eye opening for our family. Raising our own fruits, vegetables and herbs that were nourished from compost we produced from site generated materials and tending to chickens and honey bees have all made us appreciate where our food comes from.  589 more words

Recap Posts

usda december pasture raised pork report

Pastured pork people out there: These numbers might give you some standing the next time you ask your County Ag agent about fence funding for pasturing pigs.

The Cold December Rain

My apologies to GnR for the title.

Contrary to what you may have heard we have had rain in December in years past. During a previous el Niño some years ago my bee mentor took me to check and feed his hives on a warm January 1st. 1,052 more words

Pasture Management

Happy Pork

Good Morning Pork Lovers – December is here and it time to reserve your Whole or Half Hog for 2016!

My piglets are happy and healthy and growing well! 186 more words

Sausagemaking and a Recipe

I mixed up two batches of sausage for Christmas gifts yesterday. One was bratwurst the other my own recipe that I need a good name for… 250 more words

Food

How Now Brown Sow?

November 5, 2015

Tonight, I moved the sows from their summer pasture to a small wooded hamlet. This small forested area is of about three and a half acres. 234 more words

Small Farming