I Lost It. Yes, "It."

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmI've lost my homesteader virginity.Some might think I lost it when I got goats.Nah, that was just makin' out.Some would say I lost it when I got chickens and started getting eggs.Uh-uh. That would be more like 2nd base.But raising chickens for meat? Taking them to slaughter and then eating them?Yep. Lost my virginity.And while I'll admit I had a first-timer's jitters, it went just fine....more
@Denise  Yeah, it is kind of creepy.  Workin' hard on getting past that, b/c I find it even ...more

Farm Friday: Time to Say Goodbye...

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Celebrate Food Day In A Big Way

On Wednesday, supporters of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food across the United States will celebrate Food Day 2012. According to organizers, Food Day is a chance to celebrate what our food system does right, and take action to bring us closer to a food system with “real food” that is produced with care for the environment, animals, and the women and men who grow, harvest, and serve it. ...more

Meat-n-Greet

Anne KimballLife on the Funny FarmIf you follow along here, you'll have seen some pictures I posted on Wednesday.And you probably made an involuntary noise that sounded something likeawwwww or ohmygoshhowCUTE or fbrdywubitzbecause, come on now......more

Sprouting at home

 I know how often I have to kick down the name Anna when I am talking about my fun adventures, but can't help it, I learn a ton from her. Anna is such a great lady, mother, friend, and citizen to mother nature, so credit is given where due!!   ...more

Dan Barber: Chef, Restauranteur, Notable Annoyance

Sustainable Seafood: Which Fish Should I Buy?

The locavore life is made easier at this time of year now that farmers markets, CSAs and home gardens are operating once again. And, the cost of fish is gradually becoming more comparable in price to meat and poultry products. But conscientious consumers find the waters murky when it comes to eating sustainable seafood. It pays off - both in the pocketbook and health-wise - to do some homework about how to buy sustainably harvested fish....more

Spring as Arrived at CrossWind Farm!

Spring!  We are glad you have arrived.  On the Farm, spring brings an increase in work to be  done.  The Arabians' manes and tails are whipped by the wind all day long and need brushing and de-tangling.  Have you ever seen a beautiful Arabian mane full of "dreads"?  It is not pretty.  ...more

The Hit List: Early Spring Vegetables

Its April in the northeast!  A truly wonderful time of year.  We’ve entered the days of a confusing amalgam of sunshine, budding trees and the threat of one last blizzard.  Ahhhh…...more

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