Sunday morning farmer Ken, Kate, Dave, and Hunter made the two-hour drive to South Royalton Vermont to pick up our breeding flock of Navajo Churro Sheep. Upon arriving at Orion Rising Farm the crew started to load up the 4 ewes. The loading of… Continue Reading “Road Trip to Vermont”
Reserve Your Holiday Turkey TODAY! Gobble, gobble! It’s time to reserve your holiday turkey for Thanksgiving & Christmas! $4.50 a pound $20 deposit required 2019 season pounds ranged from 12 to 42 lbs!
Labor Day Grill Deals!! Farm Store is open 9-5pm Tues, Wed, Thursday and Friday this week… pick up pasture-raised chicken roaster, breasts, legs or wings for your weekend BBQ!! Roasters $4 a pound avg. 3-4lbs Breasts & Legs $6 a pound avg. 1-2lbs
Hunter showed 5 of his chickens at the Belknap County Fair today….he received 4 out of 5 blue ribbons for his birds, the best in showmanship trophy, a blue ribbon for his poster and runner up on herdsmanship! Overall a very good first 4H… Continue Reading “Hunter’s First Fair”
In the summer of 2018, Farmer Ken & I spent a date night (yes, all of our dates seem to be farm related) driving over an hour to North Conway with the goal of checking out a greenhouse Ken had seen listed on Craigslist.… Continue Reading “Greenhouse Project”
Yesterday, Ken & I took Hunter to see the documentary “The Biggest Little Farm” …..it was a great movie and felt very much like our daily lives. Farming is ever changing ….observing how things are working or not working and modifying them until they… Continue Reading “The Biggest Little Farm”
What happens on a farm pick up morning . . . . The first thing to do is clean the farm store Farmer Hunter took that job over . . . . Once the coolers are unloaded from the truck Farmer Ken & Farmer Kate… Continue Reading “Roasters are in!”
Farming is not for the faint of heart . . . .I have read this time and time again in farm blog articles or books but had never experienced the pain, frustration, and heartache that the other farmer authors wrote about. That all changed… Continue Reading “Farming is Not for the Faint of Heart”
There has been a lot going on here at the farm this past week . . . but first, it’s meat chicken time! We received 200 chicks in this week which will be ready for purchase as roasters or parts in May. The chicks… Continue Reading “It’s Meat Chicken Time!”
In February, Birch Rise Farm became the next proud New Hampshire Farm Bureau member. The farm was also chosen to provide the Young Farmers of New Hampshire with turkeys for their 2019 Thanksgiving Charity baskets.