We have : Honey garlic- local raw organic honey, our own green garlic, sea salt – simple sweet perfection. Great for the whole family. Sweet Italian – a choice blend of spices. Great with pasta. Chorizo- local white wine, our green garlic, sea salt and a savoury and spicy spanish blend of spices. Boudin Blanc- … More June 10, 2015
Hot. Freezing. Dry. Drenched. Whoa. It’s been a ride this spring, hasn’t it? It’s been a good deal of work keeping up and taking care of everybody but we’ve been doing a good job. If I do say so myself. Lol. Sorry for the delay. I fell asleep putting the kids to bed and … More June 1, 2015
Well, sorry for the blog silence, we’ve just been so very busy on the farm. Pork came in and went out this week. With record sales on sausages. I know many of you may have missed out, so we are going to make it up to you. I told everyone 5 weeks to super sausage … More May 25, 2015 – You want it, you got it!
We need rain. First it’s cold, Now it’s dry. But it’s Spring and it’s gorgeous. And it’s exciting! In the spring we hit this point, it’s like a switch is turned on, all of a sudden I can’t stop. I just plant, I must dig, I must grow, Go! Go! Go! it’s great. But it’s exhausting. … More May 4, 2015
Everyone is well though I think we all wish it were a warmer spring. Despite the poor weather, we have been hard at work. Mr. Farmer had a 14 hr day mucking the barn and barnyard this weekend. Buddy, our mini horse is super excited to be mowing the lawn again and it seems we … More April 27, 2015
Deep breath. Ah. Warmth. Sun. Rain. Spring! It’s getting really busy and muddy here on the farm. Lots of excitement this week. The meat chicks continue to grow well. They will be heading out on the grass next week. My first hatch of layer chicks has been successful with 33/48 hatched. I’ll be … More Week of April 20, 2015
Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and the air smells sweet. I feel intoxicated by the warmth and I am compelled to dig dirt and plant seeds. My snow peas are in. 🙂 The meat chickens are all doing well and the early layer chicks have been kicked out of the brooder … More April 12 2015
We are on the cusp. Things are just about to turn green around here. I can smell it. And it’s exciting. I hope everyone had a great Easter weekend. We enjoyed a couple of our hams at the in laws. They were a bit leaner than usual as was expected because the hogs that went … More April 6th
(Warning: this blog post contains a few tasteful photos from the butcher process) The beef is in. All grass and hay, all ours, all the way. No corn. Apparently there are many people painting many shades of grey regarding beef and grass. Ok wait, we did buy this beeve about a year ago from another … More Grass Finished Galloway Beef
As requested. Ok. I’ve tried and I’ve tried over the years. I’ve really tried to cut out processed and premade products for the family and making a good eating and slicing bread has been a big goal. It seems no matter what I tried things always fell flat or smelled yeasty or wouldn’t slice nicely. … More Anyone can do it- bread!