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:

  • First batch of broiler chickens moved out to pasture,
  • Pig updates,
  • Turkey updates,
  • The new garden shed,
  • Summer heat in spring and its impact on the gardens and the CSA.

This weeks Rumination:

  • Stress of the "uncontrolled" world of farming,
  • How to manage the unexpected and being overwhelmed.

This week on Farm U:

  • Moving broilers to the pasture,
  • Getting the chicks comfortable in their new environment,
  • Tips and tricks to making the move to pasture easier and less stressful on the chickens.
Direct download: CoopCast025.mp3
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