Whimsy

Whimsy

This word has been stuck in my head lately.  I finally looked it up.  It has to do with the odd or faniciful, capricious and playful, having more to do with whim or caprice than with reason or judgement.  Sometimes it seems that that simply defines life here on...

Taste of Mangalitsa

Last night we had the privilage of attending a Mighigan Land Use Institute event at the Grand Traverse Resort.  There were great chefs and farmers with samples of their skills.  There were people involved in all levels of the food industry to network with.  We had a...

Agri-Education

If you’ve known us for even a short time, you know that information disemination is a strong value here.  This winter we met Ilene Satchell of Willow Tree Way at the Small Farms Conference.  She has a program for training farmers to be para-educators and to...
Chicken Processing

Chicken Processing

This week marks the third week we’ve been back in the chicken processing saddle.  We do our own birds as well as custom chicken processing for others.  I got some pictures of the process for the interested…. We strive to make this as stress-free for the...
Busy, Busy

Busy, Busy

It’s that time of year.  Things start to speed up at Baker’s Green Acres and we start to wonder how everything will get done.  It’s been sunny, but the wind is really chilly yet, which has complicated some projects. Mark & Kyle did manage to get...