Tatsoi!

Tatsoi!

Tatsoi is an Asian green in the mustard family. It is very mild in flavor and can be enjoyed raw or braised lightly with olive oil, garlic, and salt.Personally, I’m quite excited to be growing tatsoi this season. It is one of my favorite greens, but I’ve...
Miraculous Germination

Miraculous Germination

Lately I’ve been thinking about germination.  It’s one of the truly astounding acts of nature that is so commonplace as to seem mundane.  But think about it for a moment. A plant grows to maturity and produces a hard capsule of genetic material that can remain dormant...
Wild-Crafted Shiitake!

Wild-Crafted Shiitake!

On Wednesday we finished up the morning chores and noticed that various wild mushrooms were growing in the pasture.  Of course this makes sense with all the rain we’ve been getting the last two weeks, but the observation spurned us on to go check our shiitake mushroom...
Thriving or Surviving?

Thriving or Surviving?

How do you feel when you have been eating highly nutritious food on a consistent basis? When you eat lots of fresh vegetables and high-quality meats for an extended period of time, you feel healthier and more resilient. Your immune system functions...
Natural Foraging Behavior

Natural Foraging Behavior

Red Junglefowl Foraging Pasture-raised poultry farming is completely different from conventional poultry farming. One of the most obvious differences is foraging behavior. In a pasture-raised system, chickens forage fresh grass every day. In a conventional poultry...
Pasture-Raised Chicken is Easier to Cook

Pasture-Raised Chicken is Easier to Cook

Poultry can be a bit tricky to cook. I’ve never met anyone who likes rare chicken, but overcooked and dried out chicken isn’t particularly tasty either. So what’s the solution if you have trouble cooking poultry? Purchase higher quality meat! Our...