Canning Chicken – yes, chicken!

As many of you know, we produce chicken here at Liberty Hill Farm. This past season, we had quite the surplus, and we decided to try our luck at canning. Freezer space is quite the commodity around here. Additionally, we never want to sell meat that is close to its shelf life. So we decided …

3 Ways to Graze Longer and Use Less Hay

If humans had never touched the land, how would the cows behave?  They would stay in herds. Together, they would graze an area, and then move on to a new area.  They would not eat today in the place where they pooped yesterday. Birds would then come along and scratch through their manure, not only …

Red Fox Winery: Urich, MO

Note: I am publishing this post-COVID.  We visited Red Fox pre-COVID, and that is when I wrote this.  (Just thought I would go ahead and publish.) Wine-tasting at locally-owned Missouri wineries is one of my favorite things to do. As we traverse here and there across this great state, we love sampling the wines and …

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk

This blog post was originally published in April of 2016 on our farm website.  But it’s a good story, and since I’ve just started blogging for realsies, I thought I’d add it here as well.  We no longer milk here on the farm! Tuesday.  I was rushing, I’ll admit. Ok, when am I not rushing? …