Wed, 22 October 2014
This week's update is really an episode discussion around the end of the pork season for us - the moving of the pigs to the USDA processor. We talk through what we did to get the pigs comfortable wit hthe trailer, how we use sorting borads to move the pigs on pasture into the trailer, our holding pen strategy, fencing and dropoff.
It's really a retelling of the stories and some of hte skills we used to get this little piggie to market!
Wed, 15 October 2014
In this episode the Updates include Farmer Andy's pants free romp becasue of the warm weather, Hermione moving back to pasture with the piglets and preparations for taking the pigs for processing.
Then in the Veggie Patch we discuss an overview of our tomato varieties for 2014- what will stay on the rowboat of goodness and what gets tossed overboard!
Wed, 8 October 2014
This week's updates include our prep work in getting ready to move the pigs to the processor this year. We also put the vegetable garden to bed for the season and talk about the process and some of the suprise veggiesthis year. And of course, we have to talk about hunting season.
In the Coopcast Community we respond to questions about black fly farming (maggots!), starting a CSA and the callenges involved and how some of our listeners have used our content at some very emotional and powerful moments in their lives. It's insane to hear people listeing to us with a spouse on their death bed, recovering from cancer or training to defuse a bomb.