a video about our LTD Farm

Here’s a profile piece on our farm, taken from the footage used in the PBS show! http://vimeo.com/114687584 “P6 was named in the spirit of “Cooperation Among Cooperatives,” the sixth principle (P6) of seven cooperative principles established by the International Cooperative Alliance. P6 is owned by and designed for coops.” Many thanks to the co-ops that we LOVE and for the wonderful job that Daniel and Mirra of The Perennial Plate did on this video!     Continue reading a video about our LTD Farm

Dad and PBS

My Dad has been calling me a LOT lately over the past few days. This is a new experience for me, as we’ve never been terribly close. I’ve only reached out to him about once a year for the past several years, out of a sort of “eldest daughter” obligation. I’m not a bad daughter, it’s just that we don’t have much in common, and without Mom here (RIP) to craft the family get togethers, the whole family has sort of gone our own separate ways. I guess I started this- I called him last week after we’d gotten together … Continue reading Dad and PBS

chicken harvesting and such

Since the summer of 2009, I have loved raising “the Bubsters.” When I raised my very first 25 broiler chickens as a practice run, it was for an older couple who nostalgically remembered how farm-fresh, pastured chicken tasted. I raised those first broilers for them specifically so I could learn how to harvest poultry FROM them; I was still at that point a vegetarian, but interested in learning and interested in raising ethical meat. I didn’t really know the controversy behind the cornish cross chickens until later on. I bought 25 chicks and raised them without any premature causalities or problems … Continue reading chicken harvesting and such