Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

High On The Hog.

It’s the little things that you appreciate about heritage breeds.
Like a piglet with enough hair to keep herself warm in the winter with just a doghouse and a pile of straw.

Instead of a piglet that needs a heat lamp and some coddling.

A pig that makes use of the food available.

Versus a pig that keeps the [...]

Double Down.

If you haven’t heard already, it’s National Doughnut Day.  Which coincided with the arrival of Tropical Storm Andrea and hours and hours of hard rain.  Also simultaneous with the last day of school.  The perfect storm.

So what’s a mom to do when it’s pouring rain, the kids are out of school, and it’s National Doughnut [...]

Wait for it….wait for it….

It started at the end of April.  With just a few shrimp from the store I managed to make an almost home grown meal.  With lettuce, spring onions, cilantro, and celery from the garden, I put a luscious grilled shrimp salad on the table.

Speckled romaine is my new favorite salad green.

Because the kids think they [...]

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