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 on:

  • The 10 piglet cohort is doing great, 
  • Hermione gets sick, or, not, 
  • You only get one mistake and that's one too many on the farm, 
  • The farmstand is up and running.

In the Farmers Choice:

  • "How do you eat cute animals?"
  • Can you eat pork that grows from a cute piglet?
  • Do you want to look your meat in the eye?

In this weeks Farm U:

  • Piglet castration - what's involved and why do you do it, 
  • Boar taint - what is it and how do you deal with it, 
  • Unexpected events in the best planning.
Direct download: CoopCast020.mp3
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