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.
We’re looking for the right individual to join our team as a Ranch Hand Intern. The right person for our crew is a quick learner, pays attention to detail, and a strong work ethic. The rest of it, we can teach. Experience with livestock is a plus. Must be willing to work in all weather, […]
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 […]
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 […]