Perspective

A little farm update for you all. Things are going well. It’s a lot of getting ready to get ready. Laying plastic mulch, setting up irrigation, seeding stuff all to get ready to plant. After every thing is planted, you have to tend it for months before it’s time to harvest. Then finally you can enjoy the literal fruits (or vegetables) of your labors. Continue reading

Peace Offering

Tomorrow I start with Delaware Nature Society so I will once again have farm-related things to share! While these new stories won’t involve adorable piglets, veggies are exciting in their own right. And who couldn’t use a few more veggies in their life? Continue reading

Trouble Brewing in Proposed FDA Regulations

Pigs are my favorite animals. While I loved all the animals at Wyebrook, they stood out from the rest. I think I like them because I can relate to their personalities. They are curious, stubborn, goofy, and completely adorable. Just like me, right? They should be your favorite, too. Why?  They are one of the most sustainable animals out there. They take compost Рscrap food that would otherwise end up in landfills Рand turn it into bacon and sausage. What more could you ask for from an animal? Continue reading

Farming Without

Farming without a 4-wheeler is hard work. With 350 acres to cover, vehicles are essential. When possible, I prefer walking, but it simply isn’t practical when you have to haul four 20+ lb. buckets of feed to the pig runs or check on the steers on the other side of the farm. Sure, we could do all of these tasks on foot, but we’d get a lot less done each day. The vehicles are a must. Continue reading