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’s updates around the farm and gardens:

  • CSA started and the veggies look great,
  • More unexpected hot weather,
  • Chicken-scaping the front pasture,
  • Preparing to move the Cornish Cross (Cornish X) out to pasture this year,
  • Weaning piglets,
  • Enjoying strawberries pasture to plate.

In the Coopcast Community:

  • A listener with guinea keets,
  • Zach processed his first birds and Chad offers a tip on ice for processing,
  • Someone listened to us and bought a geothermal system!
  • Eddie is looking for tips on getting started.

This week on Farm U:

Direct download: CoopCast024.mp3
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