Dear friends and customers of North Mountain Pastures,
After some self reflection, I've decided to share my personal health story with you. How I lost it, and how I got it back. This of course is quite personal, and something I've never openly shared before, other than with friends.
I am private and introverted generally speaking; I hate sharing details and pictures of myself.
So the first reason I am choosing to be open about it is because I think it matters WHY we do
Good morning friends and local food eaters, Our 'Everything Shares' contain 5 types of meat: beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and turkey. The breakdown is roughly one quarter beef, pork, and chicken, with the remaining one fourth alternating monthly between lamb and turkey. Obviously, the turkey portion is not a whole turkey. What we do is raise turkeys seasonally (in the summer and fall), on pasture. We butcher most of them whole for holiday roasts for Thanksgiving, and then we br
Dear local food eaters, The past week has been a productive and busy one here on the farm. In typical farm fashion, babies have been arriving on the coldest nights. We have three new lambs, and plenty more on the way. This was the closest I could get to this sheep (below) standing guard over her young one with interesting gray coloring. They are all still on pasture, but have hay and sheltered areas with bedding. It is a great environment, but the challenge for us is that it
Dear local food eaters, As anyone who's ever gardened or caught a fish knows, there is something special about eating something that you personally had a part in tending or harvesting. There is a feeling of connection with nature and the cycle of life and death. There is a primal satisfaction in knowing you are self sufficient and also connected to nature, at least for that one meal or bite. It is very important in this day and age to really know where our food comes from. We