I said goodbye to my best friend a week ago and all of us sobbed. Patty Cake was the heart of our homestead. She greeted me at the gate every morning, rain or shine, excited to see what goodies I had for her from the kitchen. Patty taught countless people to milk and tolerated anyone […]
Bringing Widnor Farms directly to You! We are excited to kick off our shipping of our ranch meats directly to your doorstep. Beef, Pork and Lamb are available to all 50 states. Our Chicken is sold within Washington State only at this time. What to expect: Our meats are shipped in airtight boxes with dry […]
Icelandic sheep weren’t our first choice. But, they ended up being the ideal, triple purpose homestead animal that we have come to love on the farm. Meat, milk and fiber, they are exceptional, efficient producers.
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, […]
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 […]
I had spent the last few days at my parents, helping them and my sisters navigate hospice with my dad. It’s been emotional but it’s also been so cathartic to just be here and focus on caring for our dad. It’s Tuesday though and I needed to return home to get our boxes shipped out […]
Shearing our sheep twice per year keeps them in better health. I was up before the sun this morning, mentally preparing myself for shearing day. The checklist of what I needed to gather was long but my mind was racing more as it’s the day that reveals how successful our summer feeding program was. This […]