Category: Current Events

Dairy cows stage brief "Occupy Farm Lane" protest

“Heck no! We won’t go!”We moved our milking herd across the road from their normal pasture this morning so they could graze in another pasture for a few hours. After lunch we begin to bring them back across the road, and at first everything seemed norm…

12 Ways You Can Help SlowMoneyFarm

There are often people who want to help towards our goals. There are protests on Wall Street against corporations. Thousands of people – 3,000 in one area, although from some interviews it doesn’t seem like some are there for any reason other than taking part. For those 3,000 surely they know 10 people each so […]

Truth and Transparency

Many people are clamoring for more transparency. They want to see what we do, how we do it and we help deliver – but it’s still criticized. Even when people see with their own eyes the rabbit is fine – it’s still not enough. The video in question has been targeted by some animal rights […]

How Will You Change The World

Since the news broke last night of the passing of Steve Jobs, tributes fill tweets, Facebook status messages and blogs. There will be magazine tributes. Steve Jobs was an original grass roots success story. His history is one of goal setting, of always not only setting the standard but raising that standard. He brought computers […]

Food Choices and Factory Labels

Food choices are something we are passionate about. Whether it’s someone choosing naturally raised outdoor produced meats or certified organic dairy or whatever they can afford from the grocery store we all have and make choices. I posted some photos yesterday that would illustrate what many call a “factory farm.” Take a minute to go […]

Food Choices and Factory Labels

Food choices are something we are passionate about. Whether it’s someone choosing naturally raised outdoor produced meats or certified organic dairy or whatever they can afford from the grocery store we all have and make choices. I posted some photos yesterday that would illustrate what many call a “factory farm.” Take a minute to go […]

September Preparation and Simplicity

We were talking last night about the temperatures changing. Like many in rural areas we watch the weather closely. It affects our schedule and with a forecast that is including torrential rains it demands a difference! The list of things to do is neverending and Connor is a big help with the day to day […]

Storms And Agriculture

Many know the importance of stocking up and being prepared. Tonight’s #agchat on Twitter approached the subject and tales came forth about entire herds of cattle lost. One farm lost all the cows at the farm – those taken to the fair were safe. It’s been six years since Katrina blew in and remnants of […]

Chickens Choices & Your Food Supply

Quite some time ago – early in this blog’s life – I wrote about a chicken who was trapped under an ice cream bucket. A small confined space but content. The heat in the south isn’t news, with many places over 100 degrees and drought in some areas stretching feed and hay supplies. An early […]

How Much Debt?

The big political focus has been the debt crisis and that carries to the postaday2011 question. It seems like it’s never ending – and we look at what people carry a debt. People charge groceries, disposable goods that are consumed by the time that the bill comes in the mail. There’s car payments and those […]