Don’t get too attached!

Farmer John wrote this post back in June, but we never got around to putting it on the blog. After a recent conversation at a market it seems appropriate.¬† Two cattle were transported to the processor yesterday. The biannual trips to 84 Meats are by far the hardest days I face as a farmer. When […]

Life at the Farmers Markets

Farmers Market season is in full-swing now. These pictures are from a few weeks ago, and by now we are setting up two tables full of produce, and bringing several coolers full of beef and eggs. The markets are a lot of work, but they are also so much fun. Wetzel County Farmers Market is […]


About a month ago, Farmer John bought two steers. One is an Angus (or Angus mix), the other is a Hereford! Why the exclamation point after Hereford? We have a very sentimental connection¬†to this breed of cattle. Both of our grandfathers raised Herefords. Farmer John and I have memories of seeing these red cows when […]