Pig Partners

This is something that has been in the works for years, so we’re glad to have finally put the pieces together to announce it. Two winters ago we realized that we were at the point where we needed to increase the size of our beef herd, our pig herd, and our chicken flock. And we wanted to add turkeys. But we didn’t have the capital to spend in so many areas, nor were we seeing enough profits to be able to hire helpers to assist with the inevitable increase in workload. We… Read More

April in January

I slipped out the door yesterday with only a light wool jacket over my work clothes. Even then, I wondered if I had over dressed; with temperatures kissing 60, it felt like a late April morning: saturated ground, swollen streams, thawed earth smells, and gamboling cattle. By the time I had opened the next row of hay bales, rain had begun to fall and a vivid¬† rainbow had developed.¬† By the time I made it back to the house through the shower, I was thankful to have the protection of my wool… Read More