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 include:
  • A discussion about pork cut sheets and pig preparations
  • Turkey processing starting next weekend
  • Egg layers- who's laying? Dealing with  older chickens and refreshing our flock
  • Last week of CSA
  • Greenhouse - looking good

In the Veggie Patch:

  • Our potato results!
  • Do it yourself- note pesticide levels in store bought potatoes

Farm U: Chicken Processing

This is the first part in a series of Farm U's talking about chicken processing.
  • Equipment and set up, what do you need as the basics to start processing chickens
  • What to buy vs not buy in a basic setup
Direct download: CoopCast038.mp3
Category:farming podcast -- posted at: 8:11pm EDT