Our Chickens – How they Grow

Our Chickens – How they Grow

Day 1 at RCF   This year Brayden will raise about 1500 chickens.  If the weather keeps up it’s warm and cold spells he may even be able to go year-round and up that number by about 400. The bottom line is that we sell a boat-load of chicken.  I thought I...
Slow Cooked Rump Roast

Slow Cooked Rump Roast

  Slow Cooked Rump Roast Coming home after a long hard day on the farm, this is what I want to smell. A tender, flavorful rump roast with all the trimmings! 1 3-4 lb rump roast1 onion1 tbsp black pepper1 tbsp paprika (smoked if possible)2 tsp chili powder.5 tsp...
Bone Broth, Back in Fashion

Bone Broth, Back in Fashion

I figure that I spend about three quarters of my life out of fashion and that’s ok with me. I must admit though, that the three quarters spent “left behind” keeps me humble when I’m in or maybe even ahead of the curve. So, although I may still...
Catching a pup in the act!

Catching a pup in the act!

Keeping an eye on the sheep watcher There are so many times I sit down to write this newsletter wishing you all were here with me, witnessing the amazing scenes of the farm.  There’s no doubt that being a farmer is incredibly hard work and when the day doesn’t...
Thank you, Johns Hopkins!

Thank you, Johns Hopkins!

One comment we’ve both heard and uttered over the many years we’ve milked cows without grain inputs usually went something like this, “if someone would just do some serious lab testing on 100% grass-fed dairy …” Well, now, according to...
Fiber Workshop

Fiber Workshop

Our Fiber Workshop can begin with the sheep, their care and the care and preparation of their fleeces or if you just plan to purchase fiber we can hang out with the sheep and learn about what to look for in fiber to suit your business model.  All workshops are...