Meals on the go - that's the name of the game during spring planting and fall harvest. This year, I've been trying to get a bit more creative. I mean, you can only eat so many cold cut sandwiches... Here are a few ideas for field meals this spring: Walking Tacos | Picky Palate has… Continue reading Field Meals: Spring Planting Edition
Whew...we're done. Complete. Finished. Until next year... Calving '19 was a success with a lot of cute little babies running around Rippview Ridge. We look forward to some staying in the herd as future mamas and others nourishing and fueling bodies as freezer beef. Our last addition - while I don't like to play favorites… Continue reading Calving ’19 is a Wrap
Here's what we've been up to around the farm this spring: Babies, babies, babies! We've had three calves hit the ground with another two to go. The tally so far is two bulls (Ace and Live Wire) and one heifer (Nevada). Any bets on what's next? There is nothing cuter than fresh little beef calves...and… Continue reading Around the Farm: Spring
It’s that time of year – the time when giant tire tracks are visible on the road (thanks, mud season) and you’re very likely to meet your local farmer as they are traveling from field to field. I’m human, and just like you, I know it’s not easy to be stuck behind a piece of… Continue reading So you’re stuck behind a tractor…
I've had many conversations in my thirty years on this earth with friends, family, and new acquaintances about what it means to grow up on a farm. In some of these conversations, it’s shared memories that connect us [You got in trouble for building forts with small square bales, too!] and, to be honest, most make… Continue reading What it means to grow up on a farm
Spring time on the farm can be summed up in one word: busy.