Guardians of the Birds

Guardians of the Birds

Livestock Guardian dogs (Great Pyrenees, to be exact) save the day! Do you know you almost didn’t have access to Northern Michigan’s best pasture raised chickens? Our second or third year here on Baker’s Green Acres, we had predators that got nearly...
Spring chickens

Spring chickens

Despite it’s fickleness, March brings the promise of better things to come.  The chickens are inclined to believe March and start laying eggs with enthusiasm. *** Jim is the guy who takes care of the laying hens.  The two turkeys in there are making it quite a...
Treats

Treats

We are seasonal eaters, for the most part.  One of the facets of that is that we have seasonal “treats.”  Fall brings smoked chicken, squash, lots of apple cider.  Summer treats include corn on the cob and tomatoes.  Spring is the season of asparagus,...