In April this year we bought our first milk cow. A week later we bought our first litter of piglets: a crew of heritage tamworth boar brothers, about 20 pounds a-piece, that were plopped lovingly into a cozy little house for the evening. The next day we came to visit them with 3 gallons of fresh milk from Annen and they rushed to us and lapped it up as clumsily as you can imagine baby pigs might. It was pure joy to watch. Sinc … (read more…)
We raise cattle, pigs, lambs, turkeys and chickens on the restored savanna at New Forest Farm, grazed in rotations mimicing the migrations of the herbivores in Africa's Serengeti or the megafauna of Pleistocene North America. Our animals stay healthy and happy, eating an incredible diversity of nutritious and medicinal forage and are all treated with dignity and respect.