Monthly Archives: December 2015

Blog Down 12/31/2015

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Chicken, Sow, Piglets My blog is hosted with NameCheap and unfortunately their servers crashed very badly due to a hardware failure and they had to go to backup from 12/28/2015. This means that blog posts and comments since that date … Continue reading

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Calendar Give Away with Whole Pig Order

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We just got in our 2016 Sugar Mountain Farm calendars! I make these each year with photos from our farm and distribute them to stores, restaurants and individual customers. Twelve months of photos in wall calendar format (~8.5″x11″) gives you … Continue reading

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December’s Chicken

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Hen with Solo Chick One of our Americana hens has a chick that looks just like her. Since we have roosters of several breeds this is not generally a given. She had hatched three chicks in early December but only … Continue reading

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Christmas Cactus Angel

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Christmas Cactus Flower (Schlumbergera)

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Christmas Tree Cutting 2015

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Ben’s Face Perhaps using his teeth like a beaver to cut down the spruce tree was not such a good idea after all. The sap sticks to your tongue and lips. Not as nice as spearmint…

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Christmas Present Pigs 2015

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The Christmas Present Pigs special has ended but you can still order whole pigs and half pigs on the Pork Page. Is there someone on your gift list who you would like to share the bounty of a pastured pig … Continue reading

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Be Polite

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Take Turns – Sign on Vermont Highway Sometimes you wonder if we’re still in kindergarden…

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Memory of Summer

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Wild Strawberry Flower It was an excellent berry year again this summer. Enough warm days and rain to make for lots of big sweet raspberries, blackberries as well as apples and pears. In fact, this was one of the record … Continue reading

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Snug as a Piglet in Hay

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Piglets Snuggling in Hay We’ve had a wonderfully warm December allowing us to get more outdoor projects done before the real winter weather hits. The pigs are loving it as they’re still able to graze out on green pastures. The … Continue reading

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New Brochure Fall 2015

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I just uploaded our new brochure which I made late this fall after opening our own on-farm butcher shop for cutting our pigs here at Sugar Mountain Farm. The new brochure explains the basics of how we raise our livestock, … Continue reading

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