Monthly Archives: May 2010

Counting Pigs

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Hope Marking Pigs and Flowers Counting pigs out on several tens of acres of pasture requires some form of marking. Rather than Photoshopping photos, since they’re not all together, our simple solution is Halloween hairspray. This way we don’t end … Continue reading

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Fence Line Clearing

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Timber! This past week we’ve been fencing the mile and a half of outside perimeter of our new fields and have started doing the paddock sub-divisions. One of the steps in the process is cutting trees that were fallen across … Continue reading

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Big Pig – Little Pigs

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Archimedes and Weaners Archimedes is our oldest boar at about seven years. Grazing with him in the south field are some of our youngest weaners. He weighs about 1,000 pounds – all muscle. It would take several of the piglets … Continue reading

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Thunder Head

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Thunder Head to the South We had somewhere between 80 and 100 cubic-yards of compost that has been sitting in a pile over the winter. It is well matured. I spread it yesterday and the chickens have been scratching it … Continue reading

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3,000,000 Page Views

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Dandelion Seeds I just passed three million page views for this blog. Pretty amazing. I’m about to pass 2,000,000 visits so that’s about 1.5 page views per visit. Curious little statistics. By the way, thank you for all the Dandelion … Continue reading

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Apple Blossoms

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Old Apple Tree in Morning Light The settlers who came here from Europe, to land they had purchased but never seen, got 100 acre lots. Many of those acres were rather vertical making farming rather challenging for people used to … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs Are Back!

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Sugar Mountain Farm Pastured Pork Hot Dogs Hot Dogs are back and so am I! My Sugar Mountain Farm blog is not yet in a final installation but after loads of testing (thank you everyone) I’m ready to post again. … Continue reading

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Test QuickPressed Post

This is just a test. Had this been a real post it would have been more significant. But it isn’t.

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New Post in WP3.0b2

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Fun Test Post… Continue reading

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