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Duck, Turkey & Chicken Slivers of green grass are shooting towards the sun! The bare pastures already have a hint of green that grows stronger every day. The temperature topped out at just under 50F and we are shaking our heads that it is still February.  I’m sure we will have a few snowfalls before… Read More

What are Snow Days on the Ranch? Monday had us shipping almost all of the CSA shares out along with the regular orders. Snow started late Tuesday and on and off throughout the rest of the week. With no one coming, a rare thing indeed, Wednesday was a perfect snow day. The guys headed out… Read More

History…. Totally missed last weeks letter to you. Sunday was a blip on the radar…. soup made, off to church, back home for soup, bread and cheese and then off to see a niece practice her figure skating, back home, checked the animals, let the dogs run and back to feed the stoves. A week… Read More

March 2017 Meat CSA Newsletter Good Morning! Welcome to the Spring season! Snow is gone, trees are budding, sap is flowing and everyone is wondering; ” Is this truly spring?” We are heading up tomorrow afternoon to pick up the pork, beef & lamb for your shares ( truly as fresh as it gets!) If… Read More

Passing Years It hits me harder with each passing year, or month… or, Ha! – daily. Time is precious and marches on. Do you ever get that sudden feeling of, “What on earth are you doing?”, usually preceded by that extra cookie, ten twenty minutes mindlessly scrolling though FB or just, wasting time. I don’t… Read More

A picture update from the ranch!      The new barn….well, it will be as soon as we put it up!      The Super Deluxe, exceptionally well made, designed by the egg masters Cole & Eathon ( with just a *tad* bit of help from their Dad) and put together mostly by themselves. Soon… Read More

        August CSA Newsletter Upcoming Delivery Dates August 1st ( shipped Monday for Tuesday delivery) Let us know if you would like it delivered another day! A bit of a late CSA newsletter, my apologies! Anyone else think they are going to get way more done than will actually fit within a… Read More

  July CSA Newsletter It is going to be a little hot with a touch of steamy! We have been checking the weather and it looks a little warm for sending shares out next week. Normally, up to 80F for overnight shipments are pretty safe but when you are at 90F, it quickly becomes an… Read More

GMO Free grains! The Hill family is awesome! Not only do they raise some amazing pork their family also grows and grinds/mixes grains into feeds for our local community farmers. Farmer to Farmer Feeds just outside of Canton, NY has made the move from GMO crops to GMO free crops and has received some great support… Read More

Happy New Year! We didn’t have a white Christmas but winter did show up and a crusty, crunchy snow has covered those greening pastures. This morning, while feeding the beef, our big lead cow Chocolate proudly brought her brand spanking new calf. We had started to wonder if she was pregnant and laughingly called this… Read More

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