Category Archives: cattle

Rest in Peace Isabelle

Hers was a presence that will not be forgotten. Continue reading

Posted in cattle, gratitude, rural life | Tagged | 7 Comments

Isabelle’s Life: Gently Raising Dairy Cows

The life every cow deserves. That’s Isabelle’s life. Read about her life on Bit of Earth Farm. Continue reading

Posted in agribusiness, animal relations, cattle, farming, grassfed, pastured dairy, rural life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

Moo Energy

Science lesson, humor, and rhyme. Plus flatus! Continue reading

Posted in awe, cattle, grassfed, gratitude, poem, sarcasm | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bovine Joy

Cows belong outdoors, where they dance for joy. Continue reading

Posted in cattle, compassion, pastured dairy | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Cover Girl Cow

Cow gets more than her 15 minutes of fame. Continue reading

Posted in animal relations, cattle, photos, rural life | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Neighborhood Cows and Pigs: Real Food Sovereignty

The more we bring responsibility for food back to our households, neighborhoods, and local regions the more we free ourselves from international market forces that affect our food supply. Continue reading

Posted in agribusiness, cattle, community, economy, elders, farming, local food, sustainability, tradition | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

How To Celebrate A Cow’s Birthday

Isabelle shows gratitude with copious drool. It’s her birthday today. She takes pieces of carrot, apple, broccoli and rutabaga from my fingers gently, her large soft lips careful and delicate against my skin. She gives each mouthful a few bites … Continue reading

Posted in agribusiness, cattle, grassfed, rural life, sustainability | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment