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 week:

  • Chickens and chicks (chooks) are all doing fine, 
  • Pigs ready to farrow, 
  • Late spring snow storm, 
  • The hoophouse is filling up with seedlings. 

In the The Coopcast Community:

  • Global reviews on iTunes - how cool!, 
  • The Urban Farmer for a Green Sustainable Living Community, 
  • Guineas, guns and Doug from the Michigan DNR. 

On Farm U:

  • Planning the sequence and timings of starting seeds for production, 
  • Planning the frequency and quantity of CSA harvests, 
  • Tips, tricks and tools for starting seeds and know when to harvest the plants.
Direct download: CoopCast018.mp3
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