Monthly Archives: March 2010


Michael Pollan is one of my favorite food writers so I am posting a link to articles of his that are extremely thoughtful and worth re-reading from time to time. With Health Care Reform underway I think the below article is worth re-reading: Farmer in Chief Below is a great article […]

Articles worth reading



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Today we introduced the pigs to their summer home and by evening they were definitely enjoying their shelter. We covered the entire floor of the shelter with a think layer of straw and added their old hay bedding from the barn stall just to provide them with a little familiarity. […]

Now I know why I’ve never heard of pigherds



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  With temperatures reaching 52 degrees midday Sunday we were finally able to concrete greenhouse posts in greenhouse #5.  Would you believe that this is the first time since December where we had a couple consecutive days reaching these temperatures?  Last October Joe, Meagan, Caree and Carl dug 50 holes 2 feet deep […]

Finally temperatures warm enough to set concrete!