Farm life has its ups and downs. Seeds started, and crops failed. Eggs hatched, and meat birds butchered. It can be an emotional roller coaster, but it makes you value the successes all the more! The story of our guinea flock is filled with highs and lows. From the day we decided to order guineas, […]
Now that our gardens are well on their way, our pigs snug in their pen, and our chickens, roaming safely through our forests, it seemed time to address the matter of marketing. What farm can survive without customers? And how do you find those customers? You advertise! Recently a family member visiting the farm asked […]
Our pigs have arrived. Yesterday they moved in to the pig pen, found their food and water and settled right in! So Exiting!
[slideshow] Today, after a long time excavating, prepping, forming, compacting, and waiting, we finally poured our pig pad! Special thanks to Azteca landscaping, and our excellent driver from Sega. We’re ready for piggies!
8 weeks since my first compulsive chick buying experience. No longer were these cute little chicks who come running to eat the ants I brought them. These were roasters. That’s what I told myself all morning long. I must admit, getting ready to do my first flock in made me anxious. The first one was, […]
I am a meat eater. What would my last meal be? You would find me at La Zingara, ordering the Filet Mignon wrapped in bacon, after having enjoyed an appetizer of prosciutto wrapped melon. Mmm Let me rephrase that. I would be ordering the tip of a cows loin muscle, wrapped in cured pig belly, […]