Sometimes this time in the winter feels like the “dog days” of the season.  The sun yesterday was inspirational, though.  We all got outside, worked on various projects, enjoyed the warmth and UV rays.  The pigs are lazy fellows.  Their house flooded in...
Winter pigs

Winter pigs

This snowstorm has us all excited about skiing, snowmobiling, and sledding.  The animals just hunker down, though.  The sheep are cruising the garden for leftover goodies.  I had to rescue the remaining brussel sprouts from them–they preferred those to the...
Pigstock TC 2010

Pigstock TC 2010

It’s over for this year.  I think we’re finally hitting our stride again.  We couldn’t have had better weather: 50 degrees and sunny.  There wasn’t even a breeze.  The food was all superb, from the breakfast served by Brian Williams and A.J....
Old fashioned pigs

Old fashioned pigs

Mangalitsa – Old Fashioned Pig We recently joined a Facebook group focused on salt curing pork.  A book was brought up that has been added to my “books to buy” list.  It’s called Home Pork Making: a complete guide. , by A.W. Fulton.   If you...