I received an e-mail from a list serve I am on entitled “Our Greatest Challenge: Breeding a Productive Chicken!” and I have thought about this e-mail all week now. I believe our ideas of “production” have been terribly skewed by industrial agriculture.
We are currently struggling in the milk department. With only one cow in milk and two calves to feed, we are constantly running short. That’s a huge change from a few months ago when I was literally throwing milk on the ground.
We brought two cows to the processor this past Monday, one full-sized cow and a calf for veal. I helped load them, but Wally dropped them off (I had school). I hate taking cows to the processor. I worry terribly about how
I wrote a while back about refocusing my efforts towards keeping this journal up to date, but I fell off the wagon and slipped back, once again, into the bottomless hole that is Facebook. I realized yesterday and then again early this
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” ― Maya Angelou We have waited a long time to get our greenhouse up and yesterday was the day it was supposed to go up.