Who has the time to plan meals for the week?
With all the decisions we make every day, and trying to juggle life, figuring out what to make for dinner can be a daunting task. To make your lives easier, we have compiled a week of main courses using products from our farm. If you live locally, or attend one of the markets where we […]
20 Unique Ways To Build A Rustic Cabin in the Woods
Log cabins occupy a unique space in our collective imagination. They’re a space free of the cares of the world. Remote and rustic, yet safe from weather and wild animals. Perhaps most of all they’re a symbol of pioneering spirit and individualism, whether they’re located in Iowa or SIberia. One aspect of rustic and log […]
30 Amazing Log Cabins You Have To See To Believe
For centuries (and even millennia across parts of Europe) log cabins have held an enduring appeal. From the time the America’s were settled, the most modern forms of log cabins were created. And symbolized a way to take raw materials from the rugged frontier and craft a livable space. Today log cabins are sought after […]
30 Interesting Facts About Beef Jerky
If you ended up on our page here, we imagine you’ve tried beef jerky a time or two. Maybe you’ve tried to make your own. Or are a budding aficionado of high quality beef jerky recipes. You aren’t alone! Jerky is one of the oldest and — dare we say — tastiest preserved meats available. […]
How many cows can I graze on my farm?
For farmers just starting out, this is a question that I hear quite often. The answer, and I know people hate it, is that it depends. There are so many variables involved. Soil PH, annual rainfall, does all your rain come in one season or is it spread out through out the year, pasture diversity […]
What to look for when selecting cows for a grass-fed cattle operation?
When selecting cows or bulls for your herd of grass-fed cattle, you should look for breeds that demonstrate the following characteristics. Longevity Fertility Adaptability Soundness of feet, legs, eyes and udders. Cattle from grass-fed, grass-finished beef farms are a must. These cattle will be smaller framed and able to finish at 1100 lbs. Larger framed […]
Why Did We Choose Red Devon Cattle?
Growing up, I spent some time working on dairy farms in Upstate New York. At the time I swore that I would never be a farmer. Hot summer days spent stacking hay in the top of a barn and cold winter mornings mucking manure did not instill a romantic image of farming. The one thing […]
Farms Near Nashville with Grass-fed, Grass-finished Beef
Are you looking for local farms near Nashville that raise grass-fed beef, and finish cattle on nothing but the grass nature intended? As farmers raising and selling grass-fed, grass-finished beef in the Nashville/Murfeesboro/Chattanooga area, we are excited to see the grass-fed market growing. Despite the rapid growth, grass-fed beef only represents 1% of beef sold […]
Our Favorite Sausage Lasagna Recipe
Nothing says winter in an Italian kitchen like Lasagna. If you are looking for a traditional lasagna, this is our go to crowd pleaser. Our kids, who claim to not like melted cheese, can’t get enough of this. We love to make this when hosting or going to a pot-luck dinner. It is a comfort […]
Acorn Squash with Apple Sausage Stuffing Recipe
If you are looking for a Keto and Paleo friendly recipe that will impress your guest but is really easy to make, this is the recipe to go to. You can easily source local ingredients for many of the main ingredients and the presentation will wow even the pickiest of your friends. I look forward […]