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.

On this coopcast:

  • 5 on farm hatched chicks in the coop now,
  • Soil blocks and seeding in the hoophouse,
  • The new farmstand,
  • some general small farm / farming updates.

A new segment called The Coopcast Community:

  • What is that picture on Facebook?, 
  • Do you know the breed of your chickens?, 
  • What do coop hatched chicks eat?, 
  • A Small Farm Kickstarter Project worth supporting. 

Questions, Conversations and Rumination:

  • Visiting a pasture pig farm, 
  • Managing our pig herd in the future, 
  • Analysis Paralysis by "Expert" Input, 
  • A plan for farm fencing.
Direct download: CoopCast014.m4a
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