...He has a lot of fun! With Rosebud recently dried up (not making milk because she's due to calve in a couple months), we headed across the state to visit family and friends and so Jay could judge some fairs~ We started out on Highway 20, with our first stop at Cinnamon Twisp Bakery for … Continue reading When You Take the Dairy Farmer off the Farm…
This post is in response to a posting by a friend: Factory Farm or Family Farm? You Decide. http://thefarmerswifee.com/2014/06/24/factory-farm-or-family-farm/ I had an interesting weekend traveling and visiting family. A relative commented on a 400 cow dairy that we had visited in Oregon (family owned, but fully operated by employees), where they were appalled to see … Continue reading Factory Farm or Family Farm Debate
Yesterday I recieved a snappy little packet in the mail with a *FREE* sticker for me to put on the bumper of my truck that says "No farms, no food" I happen to already have a FFA sticker similar to that: "I farm, you eat" which I tend to think of as a catchier slogan. … Continue reading American Farmland Trust – Junk mail or real deal?
Guernsey, you say? Where's Guernsey? Guernsey is a little island (only a few miles wide and long) off of the coast of France that is a part of Britain and is the origin of the dairy breed of cattle: Guernseys! You may have read the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society which … Continue reading Visitors from the Island of GUERNSEY!
Will post soon on our trip to New England.... the flooding in Vermont was devastating. WOW! And I have added another page to the website to help people out with registering and transferring registration of their animals. Most of the time you may think, "Oh, … Continue reading Fall Updates