The Farm Blog

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 new research published in the...

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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...

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Five Day Farm Stay Workshop

Five Day Farm Stay Workshop

We've all been there; traveling from one farm conference to the next, gathering ideas and leaving super excited about possibilities and just a tad overwhelmed thinking about the execution. Come and spend the week on our farm, working with us during the day, spending...

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All About Pastured Poultry

All About Pastured Poultry

My son, Brayden has been moving and building chicken pens since he was around 10 years of age.  I myself was the first person in Kentucky to get a slap on the wrist from the Kentucky Health Department for selling pastured chicken.  In the late 1990's I presented at...

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Grass Fed Sheep 101

Grass Fed Sheep 101

This workshop will begin with learning to ask the right questions before you even set those four little hooves down on your farm.  We have a battery of questions that we are certain haven't even entered your mind and the answers to those questions will show a clear...

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100% Grass Fed Dairying Workshop

100% Grass Fed Dairying Workshop

Learn how to run a small, 100% Grass Fed micro dairy on your farm.  Many people still tell us that you can't produce milk without feeding grain but we've done it successfully for the past 15 years.  You'll learn how to chose a breed based on your own farm terrain, how...

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Duck is Back in Stock

Duck is Back in Stock

The biggest issue causing the US to trail woefully behind France in duck consumption is the fact that recipes like Duck A L'orange and Duck Confit, while exotic sounding and quite delicious, are also intimidating.  Don't forget that, just like Bruce Dickinson barking...

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Five Day Farm Stay Workshop

A Little Wisdom From Wendell Berry

We really couldn't do this without you. With the gentle falling of another caressing rainfall, chores done, cows milked, bread rising and most of the gardening put on hold, I’ve filled the French press with coffee and grabbed my morning reading for some further...

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What a Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

I've just come in from my pasture inspection and I just couldn't help but remember what things were like on the farm one year ago.  Baby Indi was just born (yesterday was his birthday) and Baby Michi was born in several inches of snow (today he is one year old).  Both...

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Tagine De Souris D’Agneau (Lamb Shank Tagine)

Tagine De Souris D’Agneau (Lamb Shank Tagine)

Lamb shank tagine to make your mouth water and your kitchen smell like heaven. You can never go wrong with a recipe from David Lebovitz and your can’t every go wrong with a recipe that utilizes grass fed lamb, cinnamon and smoked paprika!

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