My husband loves me, I know this, he loves me fiercely. But at least one time per week he loses his patience with me over my housewife duties being incomplete, or leaving tools out, or putting the farm and animals above brushing Ellie’s hair (yeah I know, I’m working on this and have been since …

I sat at his bed side. For weeks we’d been watching the whites of his eyes turn more and more yellow, his skin the same. I remember telling someone that I knew he was dying, but we weren’t saying it within the family yet. Saying it would mean we’d given up hope for a miracle. …

From a young age, I loved animals and caring for them. That is no different today and is reflected daily in our operation on our farm. One of the things that makes me most proud on our farm is how we raise our pigs. From birth to harvest, they get the most natural life with …

We parked on the side of the long dirt road and started walking. It was overgrown and wild and I was so attracted to it, especially to the wild part. For some reason, I just gravitate toward all of the things deemed impossible or too much or too hard. This surely would be one of …

2019 is our second year holding our Annual Pumpkin Rescue. This is a way for our local community to be able to dispose of their pumpkins by giving them new life on our farm! Pumpkins have a huge amount of nutritional value. From the seeds inside to the skin on the outside, every animal on …

A recent experience with personal loss

Read on in this blog to see how to prepare yourself and your sow for a successful farrowing. From the days leading up to the big day of the new arrivals, read on to see how to tell when your sow is ready to farrow and how to help her have a healthy delivery!

December 2017 It’s no secret that in the United States, there is a huge demand for food. The demand for food alone isn’t really the problem however. There is a demand for cheap and ready made food which has shifted the way that as Americans, we purchase our food and what our general expectations of …