We’re seeing the effects of Climate Change alright; it was -4 a couple weeks ago, and we were set to just accept a cold and fast winter onset, but today it’s 40 degrees. The animals are happy with the warmer temps of course, however the giant temperature back swing will happen again, which really messes with their internal systems. We are all learning that we have to prepare and be ready for anything. As we’ve decided to focus completely on our animals from now on, instead of struggling to grow vegetables for CSA, it only made sense to turn our … Continue reading December

little Large Black Hogs

Yesterday afternoon I found an ad on Craigslist and immediately emailed the ad’s poster. Large Black Hog piglets for sale, they were 8 weeks old and located not too far away (well, about an hour and a half, but you gotta do what you gotta do to get piglets.) I was so elated when the guy emailed back last night- you have to act fast on craigslist- he said he had 13 available. I told him I’d come in the morning, cash in hand. So after a quick run in to Menards to get a faucet for our newly installed … Continue reading little Large Black Hogs