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Butcher Shop Status Update for 2017 Winter

Water Line Road under last of winter’s snow… Click for Big Picture This year we have been getting settled with our Vermont State Inspection license and are almost done filling the Vermont Kickstarter rewards and CSA Pre-Buys. A big thank … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle Supervising Sunchoke Planting

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Lady with Her Eggs We’ve been road building to gain access to fields off of our main whey driveway that runs up past the butcher shop to the high whey tanks and cottage. This involves putting in terraces along the … Continue reading

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Apple Blossoms in History

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Apple Blossoms The Cherry trees have been blooming for a while. The apple and pear trees burst into color this week. After winds the driveway is carpeted in white and pink petals like confetti for a wedding or ticker tape … Continue reading

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Better Part of Valor

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Widow Maker No More Some things are dangerous enough that they are best not messed with, even by professionals. This tree had died and I started to cut it down last year. But, it proved to not want to come … Continue reading

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Building Permit and RAPe

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Corner of Main Street & State Street in Montpelier, Vermont P R O J E C T   P E R M I T Dear Selectmen, I would like to let you know we will be building a small shed … Continue reading

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Wet Run #2 – Sausage

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Walter Breaking Primals Today we did our second wet run, cutting another half pig in our brandy-new butcher shop. The second time through went much faster and smoother. It will get better and better with practice.

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North Home Field Sow and Piglets

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Nine Piglets in North Home Field A Piglet-Fix for those in need. These little piglets are hitting that maximum cuteness stage designed to pull the heart strings of mammals everywhere. It’s a good evolutionary strategy.

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Siberian Tiger Swimming

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Siberian Tiger Swim Click for Big Picture As is tradition, our mermaid went for a swim long before ice out on the upper pond.

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Family Photo in Butcher Shop

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Calendar Photo: Jeffries Family Photo in Butcher Shop We are almost done with construction such that soon we’ll be able to begin cutting our pigs here in our own on-farm butcher shop. This week we got in our uniforms which … Continue reading

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Les Bulldozer

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Les and his D5M Bulldozer This is Les with his D5M Caterpillar Bulldozer. He just got done preparing the site for our greenhouse in the south field. It used to slope 6′ east to west across the area I wanted … Continue reading

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