Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sunrise Moonrise

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Sunrise Moonrise Over South Field Both the sun and the moon rising over the line of maple trees between the home field and south field. In the distance, at the start of the far south field you can see what … Continue reading

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Torn Piglets

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Torn Piglets North Home Field – Click for Desktop Version Piglet fix! This photo is actually from back before the recent snow hit when Torn had her new litter of twelve piglets in the north home field. It is a … Continue reading

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Rooster on Hay – Hard Frost

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Rooster on Hay in South Field Shed Courtyard This photo was from just before the recent dump of snow. We got a very hard frost with crystal clear skies that night and then blue sky clear the next morning. Two … Continue reading

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Admin Forming

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Administration & Smokehouse Forming Up – Click for Big Panorama What you see before you is the administration section, Admin, of our on-farm butcher shop. We’ll soon be ready to make one last pour of the eyar before the weather … Continue reading

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Snowed In – Leftovers

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Will, Kavi, Sirus, Hope & Ben We’re snowed in. I’m hoping that Mother Nature will quickly melt all this white stuff.

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2011

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Butcher Shop in a Snow Globe What’s your Thanksgiving like? We actually had Thanksgiving yesterday on Wednesday because it was a snow day. There are some benefits of working with the weather. When it is not conducive to being outside … Continue reading

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Snow Day 2011

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Snow Day Cottage Pan 2011 – Click for expanded view (huge – be patient) Last night Will and Ben scrambled to cover our Big Project before the anticipated storm. It was calm and clear making the storm seem unlikely but … Continue reading

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Moss Rock

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Sitting Stone A Rolling Stone gathers no moss but a flat boulder certainly does. I dug this one out of the mountain side ten years ago. It was a chunk of ledge along the strawberry level. It’s a fair sized … Continue reading

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Wee-wee-weaning All the Way Home

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Sorting Sows South The other day we weaned north home field piglets to the gardens. Then after a few days when the sows had dried up we moved the ladies to the south field. They were quite excited. They knew … Continue reading

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Admin Work Started

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Will Grinding Rods Now that the butcher shop walls and ceiling vaults of the reefer chiller, cutting room and kitchen are poured and curing we are working on clearing out unneeded forms and setting up for the second pour there … Continue reading

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