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Stork Dropped Some Kunekune PIglets!

Blog: Lonesome Star Farm   -   Tuesday July 30, 2013   -   By Craig

1 farrowed sow down... 3 more to go, whew!  Therefore, I'll have some inventory to work with to help you achieve your homestead's goals for the kunekune pasture to pork pure bred swine.  Full Announcement: Piglets introduced themselves to the world...

Where to Find Raw Milk

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday June 28, 2013   -   By Katie

{Image Credit} www.mercola.com Last week I wrote about the benefits of raw milk (and the irony of the corresponding dangers of pasteurized milk.) In that post I said that I would be bringing you answers to the following questions: If it’s illegal to...

Why Raw Milk?

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday June 21, 2013   -   By Katie

Why Raw Milk?One of the commitments our family made as part of the Locavore90 challenge is to find local sources for our meat, eggs and dairy. This week I had the privilege of speaking with several local dairy farmers as part of my search for the right...

Locavore90 Meal Plan: Beef Stroganoff

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Sunday June 09, 2013   -   By Katie

As of today we’re on track with the Locavore90 June Meal Plan! Today’s meal was Beef Stroganoff. Ours was made with locally-raised, natural beef from Comstock Limousin Freezer Beef (Jack and Selma Comstock) in Mendon, MI. I also used the breadcrumbs I...

Making your own corned beef and pastrami... Nitra...

Blog: Maple Heights Farm   -   Thursday March 07, 2013   -   By Kerrie and Andy

If you think you cannot easily make your own corned beef, think again.  We like to make this for St. Patrick's Day boiled dinner.  It is easy, tasty, and we like knowing what is in our food.  We may use a brisket for this or a bottom...

Next Home-Farm Event: Feb. 10th

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Tuesday February 05, 2013   -   By Poly

     Our next home-farm, event is scheduled for Sun. Feb. 10th. Gates open at 11:00 A.M. Please RSVP.          Rainbow Ranch Farms, Heritage -Breed, Pastured, Free-Range Poultry,is grown without any grains....

Harvest Hill Veggies

Blog: Harvest Hill Farms   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By Justin & Sara

Harvest Hill Farms is currently constructing a 2900 sq ft high tunnel for vegetable production. We hope to have it up in the next few weeks and that means farm fresh vegetables well into fall and winter months. What is a high tunnel you may ask? It is a...

A Side of Beef - The True Cost Per Pound

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday April 07, 2011   -   By David

What's the true cost per pound when buying a side of beef or whole beef? For instance you see advertised grass fed beef for say $3.99 pound hanging weight. So you read a bit further and see that a side of beef (hanging weight) is typically...

How to Cook Grass Fed Beef

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday March 02, 2011   -   By David

  Grass fed meat is leaner, denser, less watery, and far more flavorful than other meat. This is affected by mainly two things:  The quality of the animal (breed and genetics) The quality of the forage (pasture quality or...

The Herbivore's Dilemma

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday February 01, 2011   -   By David

Herbivores have been under attack for centuries. Farmers and breeders have been doing everything in their power to convert them to grain. As a result, we have made the majority of our cattle and goats dependent on a high grain diet in order to perform...

Pastured Polutry & Tamworth Pigs in the Winter

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday December 21, 2010   -   By David

  Are you sure you want to delete this post? This action is permanent. Yes, delete post No, keep post Tamworth Pigs Ever wonder how you keep grass-fed pigs and chickens eating grass in the winter? The main way of course...

Hurricane Farm in a nice article from the HARTFORD...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday October 17, 2010   -   By Chris

A link to a nice article about our farm in the Hartford Courant from October 14, 2010. Click on the "Discover Windham" link...   http://www.courant.com/about/special_sections/

Are pastured chickens better for you than their su...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday August 30, 2010   -   By David

This is a great video showing the nutritional profile of pastured vs conventional chickens. I will be ordering our last batch of birds next week. If you were thinking of ordering now is the time...   Video    

Photos from the Hurricane Farm Tour

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday July 12, 2010   -   By Chris

This past Saturday we took part in the Coventry Regional Farmer's Market "Graze Fest" which involved tours of some of the farms involved in the market.  Erica did a great job showing a nice group of eager folks around our farm and many...

The Further Emergence of Spring

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday April 22, 2010   -   By Chris

Spring continues its forward progession.  New calves have been introduced to the growing "herd" out in the pastures... A new lamb, named Vera, is introduced to some of the other sheep in the flock... A little girl...

Grass-Fed Ground Beef

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Monday March 01, 2010   -   By ShanenEbersole

Wow, these couple of weeks have been crazy!!  But, this past Friday was Beef Pickup Day!  I have just tried out a new locker & went to pick up our Grass-Fed Ground Beef.  The new part is that I also had them make some of their AWARD WINNING...

Ground Beef 100% Grass Fed (Customer Message)

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday February 22, 2010   -   By David

ground beef I'm posting this to alert you to a deal we have available right now due to a mistake at our processor. We had a special order for 90/10 ground beef. Long story short, the order got ran as 80/20 ground beef.   So....we have 80/20...

End of the Season Cattle Wrangling

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday October 13, 2009   -   By Chris

It is come upon the end of the season for our borrowed field down the road.  The cattle did a wonderful job clearing out the overgrown field and we have high hopes for superior hay next season.  I'll be brush-hogging the remaining saplings and...

June's Chili con Grass-Fed Carne

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Friday October 09, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Enjoy as a post-game team meal, Friday night dinner with a (locally-brewed) beer - take the chill off with this chili .  Brought to you by Cookus Interruptus.  

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