The Turkey House Can Fly!

The Turkey House Can Fly!

We knew the Heritage turkeys could definitely fly – but we didn’t know their house could. We underestimated the winds (overestimated the weight of our turkey house) and it flew away and was destroyed yesterday. Luckily the Turkeys were not in it at the time and were safe. However, they were in the middle of…

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Heritage Turkeys 2018

Heritage Turkeys 2018

Naragansett and Red Bourbon Heritage Flock Our heritage turkeys are free-range, loved on daily and humanely raised on our small hobby farm in Corbett Oregon. These beautiful babies eat a wholesome diet of field grass, non-GMO food that is free from antibiotics, growth hormones or animal by-products. They are only locked up at night to…

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You Turkey!

You Turkey!

We have Heritage Turkeys ‘in da house’. Well, they are in their new house (which is our old greenhouse). They stink too much to be in our house. This is step one after the brooder. Next step (this weekend) will be moving this contraption into the field and using some of our electric netting/fencing around…

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Baby it’s cold outside

Baby it’s cold outside

Cold and frozen. Today there is even a layer of snow from two days ago now. This photo was last weekend during our ice storm. The sheep and chickens are NOT fans of the ice. The pigs don’t mind (they are frozen in the freezer already… ha ha). We are hoping to have some lambs this…

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Welcome Whidbey Island Sheep

Welcome Whidbey Island Sheep

These sheep come from the amazing Miles Family up on Whidbey Island. Steve and Susan (our friends from college) have their own amazing little slice of heaven up on Whidbey Island. They have a killer dome for growing veggies (Dome Skrilla) they also raise goats, turkeys and sheep. Susan makes amazing goat milk soap and has for…

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Spring 2016 – 4 Duroc Pigs

Spring 2016 – 4 Duroc Pigs

Continuing our goal of raising only heritage breeds, we now are raising Duroc Pigs Many Americans have only experienced pork from CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Operation) raised pigs. Big Agriculture engineered new pig breeds that fit the factory farm model. They developed pork they could market as “the other white meat”.  Lower in fat but tasteless and tough…

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Happy Valentine’s Day to Me!

Happy Valentine’s Day to Me!

While we have some “dream greenhouse” ideas for later on down the road …. For this growing season, my wonderful husband built an awesome starter greenhouse for Valentine’s Day!  (Way better than chocolate and diamonds ANY DAY in my book.) We came up with some plans for something we could afford and that would be…

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