How to Prepare for Your Pigs

After a lot of Google research and a terrifying first day (read about it here) we brought our three weaner gilts home. Our homesteading experience has been quite an education! For all of you bacon lovers out there – here is the Cliff Notes version of what it takes to raise pigs. Now to save you … read more

Why the Hog Did We Do This?

After binge reading homesteading blogs, images of children snuggling with happy pink swine in fields of flowers danced through my mind as I searched Craigslist for piglets in my area.  After learning more about the inhumane processes involved in factory farming, I was determined to be a better consumer.  It took only a split second … read more