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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


Harvest Time

The best/busiest time of the year.  I am in awe of the farmers around us who work around the clock when it’s time to harvest.  You’ll often see them combining well past dark, headlights shining, trying to get the crop off before bad weather hits.   1,480 more words

Backyard Chickens

Pastured Piggies

August 14, 2016

As a child, I ran barefoot through the grass without a care in the world. Today, I watched my piglets and their mother foraging in the pasture, playing in the mud and eating from their dish. 354 more words

Small Farming