Truly free-range chicken enjoying the pasture Does Your Local, Free-Range Turkey Taste Better? When it comes to “alternative” food production, such as organic and local, there’s plenty of skepticism. Recently, I’ve heard a lot people asking whether the food tastes better. Whenever the origins of a free-range Thanksgiving turkey are discussed there’s almost always someone asking if it tastes better. In another instance I asked our brewing grain provider if he could source some local or organic grains and his response was the same: “I’d be curious if the beer would even taste better.” I’m always baffled because better taste is one of the last things I think about.
We're Moved In!
Not to the farm, unfortunately. After filling up on turkey we spent the weekend moving to a new apartment. Our lease ends at the end of November, so that put us in a precarious situation. We're about to own a farm about 1,000 miles away, but that’s no help! We...
From Us and These Turkey's Butts, Happy Thanksgiving!
Turkeys tell us how they really feel about Thanksgiving
Milch Cows & Dairy Farming: An 1860's Book to be Remembered
Me and my little sister posing with cute smiles (surely in the middle of a battle!) Among my favorite wedding presents was a book my sister gave us. The book is called Milch Cows and Dairy Farming, authored by Charles Flint and printed in 1860. Charles Flint dedicated the book...