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Why I Want To Meet My Meat.

I can’t tell you how many times, when asked what we do here at Silk Tree Farm, someone will say “I think what you do is great but I don’t want to meet my meat.” 916 more words


What's Happening On The Farm This Fall?

I don’t know about you, but we are excited to see fall just around the corner. As you can imagine, summer is crazy busy on the farm. 121 more words


No more chicken for 2015.

We have sold out of pastured chicken for 2015. We do have whole and half pigs available to reserve for the end of October. Send us an email at eastwestfamilyfarm@gmail.com to reserve yours today. 19 more words


Freezer Camp

Bittersweet. Taking dear friends, companions, food, to freezer camp is never an easy day.

Today was a big one.

I know that it is easier to become detached from where food actually comes from, how it is grown and raised, animal or vegetable. 1,014 more words

Jersey Cows

Time to let the cat out of the bag...

We are MOVING! For real this time. We have made an offer that was accepted by the seller of a 20 acre farm in Jacksonville, Alabama! 604 more words

Piggy Piggy Piggy

Red Wattle Piggies!

Winona (Winnie) Wattle our Red Wattle sow farrowed this past week. She gave birth to 7 little red velvet bundles of cuteness. 182 more words

Heritage Breeds

Sheil Pec-Krause, Tule Fog Farm

I had heard about Sheil before the interview — she had been involved with a movement to help people raise local poultry…until she considered that the feed for local poultry has to be shipped in from the grain growing regions of the US…and thought — maybe we should just ship in the chicken!  85 more words