Monday we had a robust clean up day on the farm. Chainsaws, diesel engines and an endless amount of wood to be loaded and hauled away. Between Jon, Brett. Lindsay and me, we cleared about 2 acres...of a potential 50 that need addressing. Lindsay got the Farmer of the Day cap, as we all sipped a cold one and had … [Read more...]
Archives for February 2017
Selfies on the Farm
Tom "Loose Cannon" Gates, our most experienced and formidable farm volunteer (below,left), shared a few pictures from his trove. Here are some scenes from a recent day's work... An obligatory selfie. Farm Manager, Brett, with an Ossabaw cross piglet. Brett working with the grain (GMO-free, grown … [Read more...]
Baldor Foods – A Sustainable Partner to the Farm
We partner with one of the Market's food distributors, Baldor Specialty Foods, to purchase their scraps from prepared foods, and use it as feed for our pigs. Look at these luscious veggies! We get about a ton delivered every week and place it right in the field. Baldor, which works with many food pantries to … [Read more...]
New Pictures of Dooley!
These are not great pics, but Dooley (the sheep-goat mix) is growing up nicely. He has a nice little jacket. These pictures are a little blurry from the cell phone, but you get the idea! I hope you all are enjoying this snow. We are headed out to spread hay and get the animals all cozied up. By the … [Read more...]