Meet Tiger Lily: Homestead dairy cow

Meet Tiger Lily: Homestead dairy cow

Tiger Lily (Mark calls her) or Striped Cow (as Frank dubbed her) is the newest member of the milking line-up.  She joined us in December as a “commercial dairy rescue.” She was for sale from the dairy because she has an udder irregularity.  One of her back...
Meet Ruby from the dairy cow herd share

Meet Ruby from the dairy cow herd share

What herd share is complete if you don’t know your cows? Even in a big dairy cow herd you get to know certain cows and they may earn themselves a name. In a small herd like ours, and most herd share herds, the cows all have a name and a presence.  We thought...
A milk day and a product review

A milk day and a product review

Milk. It’s a thing we do every day. Once a day. Every week. All year. Some days collecting the milk is awesome, some days it’s a little challenging.  Mark is gonna tell you a bit about that in his “day in the life” video. We do the milking for...
Gathering is a revolutionary act

Gathering is a revolutionary act

Gathering is a revolutionary act. There’s a great power in gathering with like minded people. When you choose to step out of the flow of “normal” life, it helps a great deal to have folks to lock arms with, to connect to, for help and support. That...