On June 11, there will be a PASTURE WALK here at the farm for people interested in learning more about healthy soil cultivation and how we at the farm accomplish this through pasture based systems, rotating crops and more. The walk will be in collaboration with NOFA NJ and Rutgers University. To register, you can go … [Read more...]
Archives for May 2014
Where’s the Beef?
At Double Brook Farm, our desire for grass-fed beef is what got us into the farming business. Not only did we want to raise animals to graze on fresh grass and move freely on pasture, we also wanted to reap the many benefits of 100% grass-fed beef. While we are still firmly committed to 100% grass-fed, pastured … [Read more...]
Steers on the Range
We have several steers behind the house right now, so a walk to the pasture at dusk is now part of our usual routine. We captured this steer feeling his oats out with the flerd as the sun was setting. Yee-haw! Interestingly enough, he came right up for a snuggle scratch when he was done frisking about. After … [Read more...]
Lamb Population Explosion
Day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute…there are more lambs! Brett and Orlando are working overtime just keeping track of which lamb goes with which ewe and who is about to lamb who can wait until next week. Over 200 have already been born! At this time of year especially, the title ‘Farmer’ means the … [Read more...]