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.

Updates this week include:

  • #elfonafarm - visit our Facebook Page to follow the adventures of one of Santa's Helpers on a farm.
  • Weather - is this December?
  • Haven't moved pigs to want area yet - fencing ready to go
  • Rats in barn
  • And a listener update from Adam about those VT college oxen

This week in the news we share some thoughts about the horrific tragedy in CT and try to provide some facts about the gun control debate

  • Guns - banning guns and they types of firearms
  • Gun control in New York State
  • Guns on a farm

This episodes Farm U talks about feed storage

  • Why rodents are bad
  • Best practices for small farm feed storage
  • What to do if a rodent gets into your feed
Direct download: CoopCast051.mp3
Category:farming podcast -- posted at: 10:02am EST