Author: Old Pine Farm

From Devastation to Regrowth

  Rolls and rolls of burnt fencing sprinkle the roadsides, reminding passerby’s of the devastating fires which hit the Heartland of America on March 6, 2017.   Thanks to fuel donations and our abundant 2016 hay season, we were able to make a trip to the Kansas/Oklahoma area to offer a small token of help- […]

a loungin’ & a peckin’

  From cows to chickens everyone is enjoying the warm weather! The cows are mostly eating hay and “loungin” around, appreciating the sun and nice temps. Spring has not officially arrived on the farm- mostly because we don’t have mud- but a short, unofficial, spring is just fine with all! The chickens don’t think things […]


Meet my baby girl…

“BOUNCING BETTY’”   We do all the things together that any parent-child might do: She gets “changed” ~ She’s had (expensive) surgery on her insides~ And I keep her joints working and flexible (important for “running”)~   I’ve been asked if we have tractors on the farm and the answer is yes.  But for this […]

2016 hay stack

And another, and another…

#Farming this spring/summer has brought “one thing, and another, and another!”… One of the first “things” that separated winter from spring was to move our one year old steers up north to pasture.  That happened in early and mid May. We had a few late bloomers (ten month old steers instead of a year) that […]


Using the Whole #Grass Fed Animal: #Soup #Bones

Get your Creative Genius Going and cook something with Beef Soup Bones.  Touted for their health benefits you can’t go wrong!  Here’s a recipe I used with a lot of “variations”  It was delicious.  As Chef Vivian Howard from PBS- A Chef’s Life says, “Help the farmer- use the whole animal” Ingredients- Crock Pot Mushroom […]

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