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.

Updates from around the farm:

  • We got some of our pigs to processor and share our feelings on that.
  • Turkey processing of the first batch
  • Frost Warning!

In the Coopcast Community

  • Vivianne shares her experiences raising cornish cross and shares that on her blog.
  • Adalyn Farms shared with us as well and has Kelli wanting a dwarf goat.
  • Paul asked some specific business questions about  a farm corporation, LLC, insurance etc and we discuss why we don't answer those questions very well.
  • John was afraid we were deleting his Facebook post and had some questions about a sleepy rooster and some bad advice he was given.

This weeks Farm U (part 2 of Chicken Processing)

  • Poultry Processing
  • Our set up: what we have and our line set up
  • Some general comments about our HACCP procedures
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