Field Notes / Farm Life

Pickling - The Basics

Pickling - The Basics

Pickling can be daunting. Our goal is take the fear out of it, so YOU TOO can pickle!

Following is a comprehensive pickling recipe that is good for cucumbers, carrots, asparagus, beans, peppers and so much more. It is written assuming you will have your family or friends

Michael Smith
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We Bought a Farm

We Bought a Farm

Dreams do come true.

I mean I believe(d) it but if I am being honest, doubted a few times over the years on dreams in general and this one in particular, buying a "farm" or a "home in the country," or homestead, or ranch, whichever you prefer.

Michael Smith
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Guess what? We got pigs!

Guess what? We got pigs!

A little farm life update. We got pigs!

We decided to get them for a couple of reasons. Food, of course (since we rarely follow 100% kosher except our salt). We have adopted the idea of each animal having to serve a purpose. Food is a good one. We also want to make sure we are using our land fully and completely. An attempt at being a little more biodynamic.

Michael Smith
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