Category Archives: grassfed

Saving A Neighbor’s Farm

Can crowdfunding save a neighbor’s farm? Continue reading

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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

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Moo Energy

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

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Thanks to Mom, We Raised Turkeys

Find out what inspired us to raise turkeys and what we learned along the way about tradition, turkey behavior, and what’s really important. Continue reading

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Hay Now

The living skin of our Earth is thin, wildly complex and more interconnected than we might imagine. That’s why, when I look out over the woodlands on our land, the pastures our cattle graze on, the hayfields—I am reassured. The continuous ground cover of pasture or forest protects the soil. Perennial hay fields, pastures and woodlands allow organic matter to build naturally. Continue reading

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How To Raise Turkeys While Avoiding Profit

Turkeys are fascinating even if they aren’t very profitable. Continue reading

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Fowl Friends

“I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country…The turkey is a much more respectable bird and withal a true, original native of America.”   Benjamin Franklin Who knew turkeys had compelling personalities? Someone seems … Continue reading

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