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It is with great sadness that we share the news that our chicken processor is closing his doors. While we originally thought it would be after our 2021 season, circumstances have changed and we are facing the end of our chicken season a few months early. Sadly, we can produce the most amazing, humanely raised, […]

Chicken, Farm Store

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We could have raised our prices and gone on like nothing happened but transparency has always been our goal here. Raising prices would be no different and deserved an explination. 2021 has brought an influx of new costs that farmers across the board are seeing. Fuel: Rising fuel costs have significantly effected our bottom line […]

Farm Store

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PAIRING LAMB WITH WINE  According to wine expert Karen MacNeil, author of the Wine Bible, both red and white wine are terrific matches for American Lamb. PAIRING LAMB WITH BEER   Finding a beer rich enough to stand up to lamb, but mellow enough to give its earthy flavors room to breathe, can be a challenge. Don’t […]

Recipe

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Ryan sent me a message at 4 am, letting me know that Rosie, Levi’s momma pig, was showing signs of early labor. At 6 in the morning, I went out to check again and see how she was doing. It was obvious she was getting ready- heavy breathing, discharge, had made a nest for herself. […]

Pigs

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Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup plain yogurt juice of 1 lemon 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon oregano black pepper 2 1/2 pounds American lamb kebab/stew meat 2 cups dried apricots boiling water 1 medium red onion, cut into chunks DIRECTIONS Add the yogurt, lemon […]

Recipe

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Hyper local means a lot to us. So, it seems an oxymoron that we offer shipping, right? This has always been heavy on my mind and it took a lot of time to weigh the pros and cons of how this was going to fit into our philosophy of shopping local. Farming and ranching is […]

Farm Store

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This week, we had the pleasure of sending a box of meats to our friend, Katy, over at @mydailydelish! Her recipes are top notch and if you know me, I like simple. Katy smashes this part out of the park and her recipes over on her blog are some of the best we’ve tried. This […]

top round steak dinner compound butter crostini

Recipe

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Each spring, we evaluate our yearlings (calves born the winter before that are now a year old) and sort them into groups. The smaller group is left to eat more, gaining more size before bringing them home to put into the finish pens. The larger group is loaded up, brought closer to home to the […]

Livestock Husbandry

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There is nothing quite like whipping up a batch of butter. Whatever cooking you’re doing, homemade butter takes it to the next level. And, it’s sure to wow anyone. This lost art is a must for every homesteader. Churning butter is a favorite in our kitchen. It’s a weekly task, giving rise to the most […]

Home Dairy, Recipe

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It was easy to fall into the trap of scheduling every moment of our kids lives. At one point we had preschool, kindergarten and ballet, soccer and science clubs. It felt like the day was filled for them and quickly, I was so tried of it. They were young. Where was the play? There was […]

Farm Kids, Homeschool