Easy… This is a G rated blog… PG during the breeding season. These just happen to start with F. The 3 F Reasons you should start a backyard farm 1. Fun- You know you want to live at a petting zoo… Raising chicks makes you feel like you’re back in second grade. Watching baby goats […]
Every year we venture to the Rhode Island Salt Ponds for some striped bass fishing. We go out early, and fish sunrise. This year the fishing was very slow, but we did manage one striper!
Want to kill more deer? Treat them like slot machines… Killing more deer is like winning more slot machines. The more slots you play, the more you will win. (but don’t… casinos make their money of this principle.) The easiest way to kill more deer… Is to stay in your tree stand longer. Its a […]
3 years ago I stopped buying meat. Whoa… Whoa… Easy. I didn’t become a vegetarian. Far from it. In fact, Meatless Monday would cost me more than it would save me. Here is how I get my family of 5 (… Ok, one is a baby…) enough meat for a year, without ever buying it from […]
Chickens… They are the “gateway” animal. That’s how our farm started. It seems every homesteader and wannabe farmer starts with a flock of hens. But should they be? Do egg layers make financial sense in a world of $2 per dozen eggs? Listen to this months episode to find out! Check out this episode!
Prepping has captured a lot of press lately. Between Nat-Geos show, the whole zombie thing, and numerous blogs and podcasts covering the subject, it seems that everyone has started digging their own bunker in the backyard. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being prepared. I just feel that farming is the better […]