June 20, 2016 • 0 comment(s)
When I ask folks, “Where in the world does your food come from?” I literally mean, what part of the world does your food come from. I was in Whole Foods the other day getting some supplies, mainly fruit and veggies as our first crop of fruits and veggies are not quite ready yet and I was reading the labels on the products. It went something like this, organic blackberries (From Mexico), organic bananas (from Ecuador), organic cabbage (from California), organic carrots (from California), grass-fed, Non-GMO cheese (from New Zealand), and grass-fed butter (from Ireland). I could go on but I don't want to belabor the point here and that is that we really don't know where and how our food is being produced.
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June 13, 2016 • 0 comment(s)
It has been another great week here at the farm. We are really nailing down the cows rotation schedule as we are opening up new pastures and pathways to connect existing pastures. It's quite fun, like a real life puzzle. We are also in the middle of acquiring a new group of piglets so that we can have pork in stock through the winter and spring. We are using the pigs to clear out some of the forested lots before we go in to thin the timber. The pigs do a great job of clearing land and they are quite hilarious to watch. If you have come to visit, then you know what I mean.
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June 6, 2016 • 0 comment(s)
June is upon us and the year is just about half way over. Can you believe it? As the days go by, the farm is shaping up and our vision is taking physical form. We are busy as ever and excited for this month as we have just added a new delivery route heading out west to Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Greensboro. We also added a new drop location on the Thursday South delivery to Raeford CrossFit gym which we are very excited about. Along with the new delivery route and drop point, you will notice that we will have a new delivery driver so be sure to welcome David Forte to the team. He will be handling our South delivery route starting this Thursday and Brian will continue to handle our West Delivery route every Monday for the time being.
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