We use heirloom varieties for tomatoes, probably over a dozen varieties. We use a couple heirloom varieties of lettuce, beans, some peppers and kale. We use a wide variety of heirloom seeds, but obviously since we have so many different varieties of tomatoes, they are...

What kind of predators do you deal with on the farm?

Mostly, we deal with a lot of avian predators that like to go after the chickens. There are a lot of different species of birds of prey, but we mostly have problems with barred owls, barn owls, and hawks. We also get...

  1. It builds a sense of community. By stopping into small, local businesses, you can enjoy casual encounters with neighbors, friends, and people who support a similar cause. Public spaces such as a farmers market promotes a sense of community cohesiveness and positive...

We use John Deere tractors at Freedom Farms, but we really aren’t prejudice to any one brand over another. At the time we were buying, John Deere had 0% financing for five years, so that’s what we went with. Really, I would use any tractor as long as it gets the work d...

There are many things in the world that people are passionate about. Some are passionate about sports, some are passionate about helping others, and a few that we know are even passionate about farming. Everyone has their own interests, some more interesting than other...

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the farm

Many Kings were still bustling, led by Miss Lisa’s charm.

Her greens were hung on the hearth with care

In hopes that Luke and Dan soon would be there.

The grandkids were nestled all snug in their beds,

While visions...

We have four different kinds of Christmas trees this year. We have Norway Spruce, Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, and Concolor.

As far as picking a good Christmas tree, it’s all based on people’s preferences. Personally, I love a short, fat tree. I don’t know why. I don’t care...

Tim

Memories - It was another benefit of having a big family. We went out as brothers and had a strong sense of companionship. I think we enjoyed it more because we had that companionship available to us and a lot of people don’t have that. We had a lot of adventures to...

 What does it mean for beef to be grass-fed?

I guess it’s kind of a broad topic. It could mean different things to different people. But for us, for it to be done successfully and for us to be producing and growing well, there has to be some type of rotational grazing m...

Apple Cider Donut Muffins

  • 1 ½ c all purpose flour

  • ½ c granulated sugar

  • ½ c light brown sugar

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • ½ tsp baking soda

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ¾ tsp cinnamon

  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

  • ¾ c apple cider

  • 1 egg

  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

  • ...
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