The Farm

The Farm

It seems like a while since I’ve written a post.  It isn’t that there isn’t much to say–there is.  It’s just that we are a family farm in the springtime trying to get everything done.  The pigs are only part of what we do on our slice of...
Moving forward

Moving forward

It’s spring on the farm already–or rather, we can see spring from here.  Last week we received our first batch of chicks for the season.  Dorothy is raising the heritage breed roosters this year.  We have one chef that has mastered the different cooking...
Winter

Winter

Today marks the last of our fresh bird processing for a couple of months. Like busy ants, we managed to stash enough pastured chickens to, according to “plan,” take a break. We will be starting new broilers soon, but won’t have overlapping groups....

Sharing the farm is one of our favorite activities.  This can take many forms, from a simple tour to a meal of farm food to helping with farm jobs.  In the past couple of weeks we’ve done it all.  Sam grilled chicken halves for a MIFFS board tour and dinner. ...
A Boy’s Life

A Boy’s Life

Jim is two. He lives to do what his siblings do, from eating what they eat, to saying whatever they say (sometimes they regret that!), to… Helping with the biochar retort… **** **** **** **** *** Playing with the cow… *** *** *** *** *** and baby...