pigs, chickens and turkeys…

...oh, my! We are pleased to offer heritage breed, pasture-raised freezer pork again in 2017! But the good news... (is there better news than bacon?) ...we are terribly excited to add broiler chickens and thanksgiving turkeys... also raised with the same attention to quality, compassion for the animals, and stewardship of the land that we give … Continue reading pigs, chickens and turkeys…

10.18.16 — losing our calf

My little sick calf No 31 didn't make it through the night. And all the pigs have been taken to the butcher. The barnyard seems lonely, deserted. Even with the three remaining calves that follow me around like puppies (I wonder what that will be like when they are full grown), our 40-some laying hens, … Continue reading 10.18.16 — losing our calf

10.6.2016 — citykid sees the light of day (and get’s homesick in the process)

It's been a few weeks since my last nightly update. I hope to get back on schedule. So for now, a quick update on the last two weeks. This farmgirl spent two nights and three days in a big city for a conference. I had a blast getting away with one of my girlfriends, but … Continue reading 10.6.2016 — citykid sees the light of day (and get’s homesick in the process)

8.25.2016 — barnyard smells

So let's talk about barnyard smells. Much like the toddler learns the animal names and their corresponding sounds, this citykid has added to her barnyard repertoire the smell of the most common farm animals. Impressive. I know. In fact, while arriving at a girlfriend's farm this evening who has been adding to her menagerie of … Continue reading 8.25.2016 — barnyard smells