Archives for November 2014

Fridays on the Farm: Morning Farm Chores (Fall 2014)

This post brought to you from the afterlife. What? Oh, I haven’t died and gone to heaven? Ahhh, my children are just both napping at the same time. But seriously, it’s full on crazy town at our house these days. But every now and then, I get the teeniest bit of down time and I […]

Starting Baby Chickens: 9 Things You Need

A few weeks ago (I think, I truly have no concept of time these days) we received our order of 50 Cornish Cross baby chicks from Murray McMurray Hatchery. As I was running through my mental list of baby chick gear, I decided to look back though Joel Salatin’s book, Pastured Poultry Profits. (Great book,  […]

Sustainable Thanksgiving Dinner: 4 Things I Learned

My super awesome sister, Lindsey (who is a real journalist, by the way), has written a guest post about a sustainable Thanksgiving meal she recently attended. She’s the bomb. The end. It’s estimated that the average American meal travels 1500 miles from farm to plate—that’s farther than my husband, Andrew, and I are traveling from […]