Sharing our small farm stories and skills along our farming, gardening and homesteading journey. Visit the farm for an informative and sometimes irreverent tour through our garden, livestock pastures, chicken coop and greenhouse as we live - pasture to plate. Farming topics free range around pastured heritage pigs, broiler chickens and pastured eggs, heritage breed turkeys, an heirloom vegetable CSA and garden, high tunnel / hoop house / green houses, organic and traditional gardening, farm infrastructure, tractors, sustainable energy, permaculture, food preservation and even fence mending.

Farming stories and skills from our small farm, gardening and homesteading journey -

pasture to plate.

This weeks Farm Updates:

  • Endless heat and no rain at all,
    • What's the impact of this weather on our gardens, our animals and the nations food supply.
  • Pigs and turkeys,
  • Kelli loves the greenhouse (and all the garden spiders)
  • We had one of our big chicken processing days

Questions, Conversations and Ruminations

  • Although it's one of the days of hardest work on the farm we find chicken processing days very rewarding.  In this segment we share some of our thoughts as we reflect back on the first chicken processing day of 2012
Direct download: CoopCast029.mp3
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