Little known facts about, you got it, Pigs!

Everyone here has been down with the flu, and I mean DOWN. Like, we have been laid out… and that’s saying something, as I pride myself on saying that I NEVER get sick. And for me the flu followed a truly nasty head cold and sinus infection. I like to think...
Spring 2019 Lamb Coming Soon!

Spring 2019 Lamb Coming Soon!

Our lambing season is approaching quickly and it’s time to send the lambs from last year to the processor.  We have slowly grown our herd, but even so, we have only 3 lambs that will be processed this year.  All the ewe lambs (those are the girls) from last year...

Make Bone Broth in a Pressure Cooker or Insta Pot

It’s early. But I’m up and planning my day. The kids and I processed more roosters and old laying hens the other day and I want to can some of the meat for quick homemade meals. I also want to make bone broth from the bones. Meanwhile, I promised that the...
Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

Do You Know What’s in Your Meat?

When I was in Barnes and Nobles a couple of weeks ago I found a Consumer Reports Magazine at the register.  The featured article was called, “What’s Really in Your Meat.”  It’s all about drugs in meats.  I couldn’t resist.  I had to buy...
12 reasons you should EAT LOCAL food

12 reasons you should EAT LOCAL food

Eat Local Food.  I started to go political with this one. After some thought, I decided I had better not, and deleted three paragraphs! It’s just that sometimes, well, this gets a little personal for me. It’s so easy to go into my local grocery or Walmart...
Why Are Pastured Meats So Expensive?

Why Are Pastured Meats So Expensive?

We’ve all read something about the higher nutritional profiles of pastured meats.  But then we look at the price tag and we hesitate.  It’s expensive.  Trust me, I suffered the same hesitation! As you’ll see, the cost of pastured meats really is the...