pigs





8/10/2011
From pig to plate, learn how to make homemade sausage patties grandma’s way and use rendered fat for more cooking.
4/9/2011
Keeping feeder pigs over the summer is a good way to use garden leftovers and produce great tasting home-grown pork!
5/20/2013
When done right, you can reduce your feed costs by up to 75 percent - even after taking your fuel costs into account.
8/16/2013
Pigs can be a great source of healthy and humanely-raised meat in an urban setting thriving on the leftovers of humanity.
4/2/2014
Instructions for a quick, easy and affordable method of building portable shelters for your pastured pigs
12/17/2010
Root in the dirt in this week’s Photo of the Week. Remember to submit your own pictures, and you could be the next Photo of the Week!
10/13/2014
Meat isn't manufactured in a supermarket; many people don't seem to fully appreciate that. The following is actually an article I wrote several years ago.
1/23/2014
Another season of pigs and the work of raising, feeding and butchering them in the urban setting.
5/23/2012
An average day of juggling responsibilities on the farm
2/25/2013
In this excerpt from Fair presenters Hank and Karen Will’s new book, Plowing With Pigs and Other Creative, Low-budget Homesteading Solutions, they’ll show you how to add small grains to your plot.
5/2/2014
The arrival of our first chickens and pigs to the farm, and prepping to head off to my summer internship at Polyface Farm
12/15/2010
Hog butchering was a common farm chore done in the early winter. It provided much of the family's meat in the wintertime. It provides healthful food, exercise and a wonderful experience of community.
1/14/2011
Small-scale local meat producers are teaming up with mobile slaughterhouses to make local meat more sustainable, accessible and affordable
9/15/2014
Week thirteen of my Polyface Farm summer internship brought two high volume chicken processing days, lots of chicken catching, moving pigs and catching a loose steer.
10/10/2014
The last week at Polyface. We spent a lot of time processing turkeys for Thanksgiving, moving pigs to their fall corrals gathering firewood and tending to fall crops.
2/20/2013
Summing up pasture data where it relates to chickens and customizing land to better suit poultry and their behavior and stomachs. Measuring oil viscosity levels and rescuing a trailer with a portable winch were some of our favorite things.




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