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Progress Review

Per the experts, we limited our first year farm plan to our top 5 priorities: 367 more words



No, I couldn’t pronounce the word “charcuterie” the first time I read it.  Literally, it means pork-butcher’s shop.  Older definitions say it simply meant cooked meat.   200 more words


Feeding Pastured Pigs

In addition to all the grass, roots, and legumes they till from the pesticide free pasture, we feed our pigs a GMO and soy free pellet feed, apples and pears from the orchard; and vegetables from the garden (in fact, between the chickens and the pigs, I only got about 5 cucumber all summer long!). 55 more words


Nature's Bounty

August 31, 2017

Where did summer go? This last day of August, I am pleased to have plenty of grass left in our pastures. The cattle and all of the farm’s livestock are looking great. 221 more words


Farm Update - Pigs, Chicks, and a Mule

It’s been a slow week at the Happy Pig. The pig-S have settled in and are becoming more tolerant of us. They even posed for pictures. 450 more words


That escalated quickly...

Yep, you guessed it, pig-S, hard emphasis on the S. Just last month we were like, “no more animals until the house is finished”. Now we’re pig farmers. 164 more words