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Pig/Chicken Symbiosis

For years we couldn’t have our egg chickens be truly free-ranging because of predator problems, and (the biggest problem) our “livestock guardian dog” loved eating chickens.  427 more words


The Piginning

“A pot filled with happiness, suspense and a million things to explore. Strongly flavored with dreams and a tablespoon of luck to complement those dreams. Add to taste love and care. 636 more words


Winter Recess

In our area schools get a week off for “winter recess” in February. Mother Nature took that kind of literally this year, as we’ve had weather over 60 degrees since Wednesday! 183 more words


Sometimes it takes extra hands and heart

February came in like a very muddy Lamb. Our driveway is squishy and sloppy, the chicken eggs are muddy, and the cattle are excited by the warm temperatures but are wondering where the beautiful Spring green grass is that usually accompanies these warm temps. 976 more words

Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Rosemary Cranberry Relish and Turnips Greens Sautéed in Pan Drippings

Anyone else forget about that bag of fresh cranberries that was hiding in the back of the fridge? Guilty as charged. Even though these beauties missed our Thanksgiving table, we had fun with them today and it made me ask, “Why don’t we use cranberries more often?” 380 more words


Now Taking Pork Orders

I am happy to announce that we now have pork for sale. Our Tamworth pigs (a heritage breed) are pastured (raised outdoors, able to freely dig and forage, as is their nature) and fed organic feed supplemented by garden/kitchen scraps. 849 more words

What's Growing


“The hardest part of raising hogs,” we were cautioned, “is letting them go at the end.”
And of course, whoever told us this was right. 1,723 more words