The following is an excerpt from a presentation that I gave for the Westin A. Price Foundation on Saturday. It was a wonderful gathering with many individuals dedicated to eating local, nutrient dense, farm fresh food. 10 Time Saving Tips in a Whole Foods Kitchen So you desire to feed your family good, healthy, natural foods but don’t want to… Read More »Jessica presents one of her many passions
Out in the pastures you can now see little kids jumping all over the goats and sheep. No, I am not talking Smith kids, but goat kids. We now have goat shares available. In Indiana, it is not legal to sell raw milk yet some want the many benefits it has to offer. To obtain it, you can purchase a… Read More »Goat Shares Available
10 years ago Erick and Jessica started a journey to seek out a way of life that was socially and environmentally responsible. We were thinking about health and the health of our children. These thoughts led us to produce food sustainably and make that food available to you. We were not the first. Many of you began the movement during… Read More »You are not alone
Cooking with natural foods can be overwhelming. It takes time to learn what to do with a whole chicken, or how to make yogurt on a consistent basis. If cooking with natural foods overwhelms you, come on out and listen to a few ideas to get you moving forward with your goals of eating naturally without living in the kitchen.… Read More »10 Time Saving Tips in a Natural Foods Kitchen
Here at the farm we are working on minimizing energy requirements in many areas. One historically energy intensive area has been the brooding of chicks. Before our pasture raised chicken or turkey can go out on pasture they must be kept in a brooder with temperatures between 85 F and 98 F for three weeks. This year we decided to… Read More »The chicks think it’s great!
The new egg mobile has been constructed. In the past we have moved the hens from their winter quarters surrounding the gardens to there summer quarters in the front field. The summer home was a 20 by 20 greenhouse frame that could be moved in the front pasture. To allow the hens to traverse more of our 88 acre farm… Read More »The Hens are on the Move
Many of you have started placing your orders via the online spreadsheet. Some of you even found a few errors. We appreciate any feedback we get and were happy to be notified of a few needed changes. They have now been fixed. Your early orders are greatly appreciated!
Seth Jenkins from Pendleton, IN was excited to hear that his name was drawn from the list of surveys completed in February and March to receive a free Easter ham. Seth and his wife have recently purchased property and are working on their own projects. It is always great to get out and see what others are doing in the… Read More »And the winner is……..