Category Archives: pigs

Spring tornado & all the updates

   Last week a tornado came very close to the farm. It was the most surreal experience, my sister and I watched from inside the house as two enormous pine trees came toppling down, right into the driveway. Somehow, amazingly, the trees fell in the perfect spot, right between the two vehicles. After the storm passed (we didn’t know it […]

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Chocolate pudding & a NEW documentary!

  What is it like to “Live the Dream”? Here’s the trailer for a short documentary made this summer on the farm, by the very talented filmmaker Jila Nikpay. Go to her website to watch the whole piece for free! Click HERE. It is very personal and honest and….it made ME cry! Jila was able to collect and capture all this […]

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The Farmstead Kitchen- Cuban Pastured Pork Chops

  I met my Dad for lunch at Victor’s 1959 Cuban Cafe in Minneapolis. My Dad is a big meat eater and expressed his worry I’d invited him to a vegetarian restaurant. I said no- Cuban cuisine tends to feature a fair bit of pork. While I don’t eat meat unless I know exactly where it came from, I studied […]

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The Farmstead Kitchen- Pastured Pork Roast

  This recipe features one of our most favorite foods from our farm- PASTURED PORK! To give our pigs the good life is such an honor, and after they live a full, active, healthy and happy life they become jaw-droppingly delicious pork. Pork from pigs raised with sun, fresh air, lots of room to root and ramble, organic feed, as […]

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