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Ramona and the Rains

The beauty of piglets came back to us this week.  After a changing of the guard in the winter of 2013 and a year of raising three beautiful breeding gilts (young female pigs) from the Whalen’s Green Mountain Heritage Farm in Chelsea, Ramona Quimby was the first to deliver a beautiful litter of piglets. She […]

Delivering

This week’s farm story comes to us from Carrie Abels, who is working with us a bit this summer.  Carrie is also the editor of Humaneitarian.org and Local Banquet, both wonderful resources about sustainable and local food.    After a few contractions and no progress — save for a tiny hoof that was visible, then not visible, then […]