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Butchering Day

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Saturday October 04, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

In case you hadn’t heard, Farmstead Creamery & Café is closed on Mondays.  We call it the “barn muckin’ chicken pluckin’ hay-balin’ day.”  Well, today was one of those days in the chicken pluckin’ department—aka, chores reduction day. ...

A Time for Turkeys

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday November 16, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

The time is nearing for a quintessential American tradition—eating turkey in November.  There is the fuss over the stuffing, the sauces, the mashed potatoes and the pumpkin pie, but the turkey always remains the centerpiece.  Why...

Everything but the squeal

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday October 14, 2010   -   By David

Normal 0 Everything but the squeal - Margie Wuebker Copyright October 2010 Country Living Magazine To read the article on their website click here   The driveway at Dean and Marilyn Wyler's Coshocton   ...

Not Really Vacation

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday May 17, 2010   -   By Emily

Today is my 4th day off in a row, and by "off" I mean not commuting to my day job, because as usual, I've been busier here than I am at work!  Friday, Dan and I worked until 1 AM getting the butcher shop finished.  Although the Stevensons...

Our First Beef

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday November 02, 2009   -   By Emily

While we knew it was time to send our first farm-raised beef cows for processing, Dan and I did a lot of thinking about how we were going to process them.  The butchering facility is more than happy to cut, wrap and freeze the meat for you, but of course...


First Taste of Summer

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday June 23, 2009   -   By Emily

Summer is officially here! The garden is so close to full production I can almost taste it when we go out in the evenings. Actually I guess we have tasted it- I've been able to make a few small salads with fresh greens, spring onions and a few baby...

Butchering time is here again...

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday April 17, 2009   -   By Emily

It's a beautiful spring day here in Pennsylvania.  I'm looking forward to a productive weekend on the farm.  My husband's parents are kind enopugh to help us with the butchering of our hogs, so I am looking forward to seeing them this...

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