Monthly Archives: October 2014

Halloween 2014

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Hope Costume Make Over Hope says this is the only time we’ll see her in a princess dress…

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Pig Pond North Field

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Pigs at the North Field Pig Pond Pigs love water. On hot summer days they look like hippos swimming in their ponds. We have dug a number of shallow ponds, perhaps 10′ to 20′ wide which catch water. The pigs … Continue reading

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Halloween & Thanksgiving Roaster Pigs

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Suckling Oven Roaster Fresh from the Oven! Photo courtesy of Sariann Lehrer of Inn at the Crossroads It’s party time and that means roaster pigs for fall harvest parties, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas! We have several roaster pigs available ranging … Continue reading

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Blurred Vision

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My Medicine Bottles as I see them… About two weeks ago I got an eye infection that progressed into the interior of my eye. My right eye is fine, but I get this over lapping image which gives me a … Continue reading

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Fall Sows and Piglets

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Sows Grazing in North Field The recent rains are pulling down the fall foliage leaves but this is what it looked like just before the down pour. Sugar Mountain where our sugar bush hangs on the eastern slope is in … Continue reading

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Barre Building – NSB

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Northfield Savings Bank in Barre, Vermont Local architecture, heavy on the stone. Outdoors: 57°F/40°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 65°F/58°F Daily Spark: Most things in life are not absolute.

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Pomace Party

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Hope with North Field Herd at Pomace Party One thing that we sometimes have for the pigs is apple pomace, the crushed remains of apples after making cider. Some natural sugars, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

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Brassica Blooming

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Brassica Blooming I think this is a broccoli but I’m not sure as all I took was a photo of the flower rather than a taste. Amazingly it is still blooming in late October.

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Raspberry Sauce Pancakes

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Raspberry Sauce on Pancakes This year was a bountiful year for red raspberries. Buckets and buckets of them are now in our freezer. Hope picked a large number around the cottage as did I up along the water line road.

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Vet Visit

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Panorama of South Field Gathering of Pigs – Click on the picture to zoom larger. This is the fall sleeping area for the south herd. You can see some hay bales we put out which draws them in to sleep … Continue reading

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