African Violet Propagation

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How to Boil an Egg

Just in time for the holiday entertaining, I bring you the best way to boil an egg, well the second most perfect way, because the best way is to Continue reading

Moving Day

Animals raised in a pastured based rotational grazing operation get moved regularly. The timing of the move is an art. If you move them too soon, you’ll be selecting for unpalatable vegetation, if you leave the move too late, the animals will move themselves. This is a fact, known by all it seems based on the anecdotes in all pasture-based farming literature. There’s also the anecdotes about fixing the fence when you notice it, not later, because later the animals will escape…. Continue reading

Piggy Update

The other day I told you about the processing plan how the pigs will become pork chops, bacon, and ham. Today, we talk about the pigs. Continue reading

On Trends

You used have to subscribe to Town & Country or Architectural Digest if you wanted to feel bad about your house… then along comes the internet. Continue reading

How pigs become pork chops

A few months ago, I came across this article which details the woefully inadequate number of USDA staffed slaughterhouses that are willing to process meat from small producers.  Continue reading