I can taste is all over again looking at these pictures. We are accidental farmers. We didn’t intend to raise livestock for a living. But, I had a passion for food and growing and raising our own. That passion turned into a major love of feeding others and branched out to us raising that quality […]
We knew we wanted to bring a quality ham to your dinner table for the Holidays and are so excited for these fresh, seasoned and lightly hickory smoked hams. Since our hams are not fully cooked, we wanted to ensure you had the best recipe for your Holiday meal. I know that holiday recipes often […]
When we first began raising livestock, the main reason was to feed our family. We wanted to know what was in our foods, where it came from and how it was raised. From birth to butcher, we wanted to know the process and connect deeper to our food source. We raised a giant veggie garden […]
It’s a question I get asked more often than anything else: Why do you shear your sheep? I’ll admit that this question used to bother me. There’s unfortunately quite a bit of misinformation out there surrounding the wool industry in particular and many assume that shearing is cruel and hurts the sheep in some way. […]
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.
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 […]