Canned Goods and Calcium Chloride

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

I think canning is a beautiful art.  The cabinates full of those beautiful glass jars and gold seals filled with colorful fruits, vegetables and preserves of all types, not to mention sauces.   I remember watching my mother can all throughout the year when I was a child.  Those days will filled with boiling water everywhere and the smells of fruit...

Heritage Chickens and Why?

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Heritage Chickens are the breeds that our grand parents and great grand parents had on their supper tables.  

Technically, according to the Livestock Conservancy, a heritage chicken is a bird that adheres to four basic conditions:

 They must be an American Poultry Association breed recognized with a breed standard prior to the...

USDA For Tamworth Pigs

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

So I am continuing my story and I have to say that I had some real concerns about my beautiful Tamworth Pigs going to a USDA facility.  But , I have to say that it was a great experience.  Our pigs were allowed to go into an area that was filled with shavings and bark and then they were gradually lead to a super clean holding pen and all was quiet....

Heritage Meat to Market

Monday, September 25, 2017

It has been a very interesting journey building a ranch that focuses on Heritage Meat.  There have been many rewards and challenges.  Our biggest reward is the fact that we are doing something in a sustainable manner that is actually preserving the integrity of genetic diversity in the livestock breeds that remain on our planet.  To this end, we are...


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