collaboration

collaboration

“Many hand make light work.”  So said my wise and very experienced Grandmother.  We’ve found that not only do many hand make light work–it’s a lot more fun, too.  Here’s some of our projects: This weekend we trekked north of...
The latest

The latest

Meet the new additions: We now have Mangalitsa breeding stock.  These are blond Mangalitsas.  The feeder pigs are swallow-bellied Mangalitsas.  The little pigs are about 4 months old, so they have some growing to do.  The front one is so classically wooly that...
Sunshine

Sunshine

Spring must be here!  We have babies everywhere: chicks, piglets, kid goats, calves–even Jim has discovered the great out-of-doors.  He heads out of doors if those doors are left open in his bid to keep up with his favorite playmates.  One of the surest signs of...
Yeah sun!

Yeah sun!

Oh, has November in northern Michigan ever been nice.  My Canadian aunt has been listing the things she’s still enjoying fresh from her garden.  Our own garden has been producing little bits yet.  I’ve gotta cook up some pumpkins and squash that got a bit...
Eatin’ good

Eatin’ good

Spelt macaroni & goat cheese with chicken, fresh baby greens salad, and bread with fresh strawberry jamThis is the time of year when we start to feel really wealthy.  This week was a case in point.  On Wednesday we had to process a 1/2 goat for someone, so we had...