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Cochon 555 is Coming to DC on Sun Aug 6th

It’s that time of year… Cochon 555 returns to Washington D.C. on Sunday August 6th. As always, I’ll be there, and think you should be too. 328 more words



I’m new at farm and ranch life, so I’m learning a lot. Much of the new lessons provide great insights to everyday life.

  • As entertaining as they are, chickens are silly, entertaining creatures, but they eat weeds, bugs and provide good protein food.
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Notes From The Apex

Joining the Local Food Movement

We are always excited to come up with creative ideas to inspire and create. We have recently expanded our homestead to share a piece of our farm with others. 154 more words


1928: Christopher Robin, Good-bye,

“Don’t Bustle me,” said Eeyore, getting up slowly. “Don’t now-then me.” He took a piece of paper from behind his ear, and unfolded it. “Nobody knows anything about this,” he went on.

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Some Words of Wisdom From Petrarch

In a 1373 letter, the Italian Renaissance Poet Petrarch writes to Francisco da Carrara, the lord of Padua, of the importance of making sure “rampaging herds of pigs” do not plague his city, for “the task of restoring Padua to its former noble majesty not so much in large projects as in small details.” 89 more words

Life Of The Mind

"Never eat anything you can't lift" - Miss Piggy

The end of one more week. Don’t ask me where my idea for the email came from because I don’t know. The inner workings of my brain are a funny thing. 206 more words


It's Farrowing Time!

We are preparing to farrow (the term for pigs giving birth) 6 sows (adult female pigs) this week. You will get to see a range of breeds and litter sizes as we watch this week play out. 190 more words