Farm Note for 8/29/17 (unwashed eggs, lamb, duck, etc)

Hey there, I have always wanted to not have to wash eggs here on the farm and am finally getting there.  Starting now and more formally this Wednesday at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market I will have chicken eggs that are not washed–so can sit on your counter top if you like.  They do notContinue reading “Farm Note for 8/29/17 (unwashed eggs, lamb, duck, etc)”

Farmers Markets this week–and pigs…

Good evening. I’m sorry to those of you who may have come to my nook at the Wednesday Sara hardy and did not see me.  I was going to post about not coming–and ran out of time.  It was due the shoulder and my inability to lift anything with that arm. As it has beenContinue reading “Farmers Markets this week–and pigs…”

Unrelenting Life…

So it’s been a busy and–as always–interesting day here at Morganic Farm. I have moved some livestock today.  Along with a male piglet and a down payment on two female piglets and two doe goats–I said goodbye to Lavender and her beautiful, sweet daughter today.  Lavender–and Flora–who leaves Tuesday evening–were the daughters of the greatestContinue reading “Unrelenting Life…”

Morganic Farm is also selling its Angora Rabbits

From my daughter Lovisa’s ad: French Angora Rabbits FOR SALE Hazelnut Rabbitry/Morganic Farm Is selling all of their French Angora rabbits. They would make great wool pets for spinners, or good breeding stock. All rabbits are under 3 years old, but old enough to breed. They are all pedigreed and come from great spinning lines. CB’s Caesar (chestnut buck) – $120 Hazelnut’s Hogarth (fawn buck) – $70 Hazelnut’s __________ (tort doe) – $60 Hazelnut’s ___________ (chestnut doe) – $60 Visit​ for more info and pictures, or call 231-632-9775 LOCATED IN FIFE LAKE, MICHIGAN, AT MORGANIC FARM.

Pre-Market Note for Saturday, August 12

Good morning, Just a brief note before applying the accelerator– Hope to see you all this morning.  Not sure who ordered the sprinkles but they are supposed to wane around 8am.  This is all good.  High (in Fife Lake) of only 73 today and low tonight of 49?  Wow…sorry–easily distracted. I have three jars ofContinue reading “Pre-Market Note for Saturday, August 12”

Leaf lard, quail egg sampling, duck eggs, whole and half hogs, lamb and mutton, today’s Sara Hardy, fall omnivore CSA shares…

Good morning all, Just some notes before loading up and heading in for today’s Sara Hardy Farmers Market. I have approximately seven 16-ounce jars of rendered leaf lard from the seven pounds I rendered this past weekend.  The price per jar is $16.  Sevens and sixteens all around… Quail egg sampling was such a hitContinue reading “Leaf lard, quail egg sampling, duck eggs, whole and half hogs, lamb and mutton, today’s Sara Hardy, fall omnivore CSA shares…”

Thanks, market pricing, pigs moving, poultry meat

Good morning all– First off thank you to everyone for your comments and emojis re: Genevieve and mines split.  It is not easy–no matter how right it is.  It is not something one thinks too much about, let alone plans for, when hooking up with another.  We each have work to do and an interestingContinue reading “Thanks, market pricing, pigs moving, poultry meat”

Mid-Season Transitions

Genevieve and I have separated and are on the route to getting divorced.  There.  I’ve put it out there.  She has moved into town and I will be staying on the farm. What this means–among many other things–is that I have a severe labor shortage on my farm.  The 70+ hours per week of activityContinue reading “Mid-Season Transitions”