Month July 2017

The pigs and the chickens

The animals of the farm were spotted together this morning. The chickens free range and the pigs were eating breakfast near where the chickens wanted to be. The chickens were unfazed by the pigs and the pigs did not seem… Continue Reading →

New additions to the farm

We welcomed a flock of chickens to the farm this morning. 6 hens arrived from another farm in Bradford, VT to start a lying flock at Sweet Bear Farm.  Eleanor was instrumental in the preparations yesterday, helping to build the… Continue Reading →

The best little farmer

We stopped by to pick up other supplies today and Eleanor found a perfect chore bucket. She loves to help feed the pigs, but the regular bucket is just too big. Despite being exhausted from hiking today, she had to… Continue Reading →

Rotating through pasture

The pasture here at Sweet Bear Farm was of poor quality when we began this journey. The pigs did some great work last summer, foraging and rooting. We then over-seeded with pasture mix from our favorite supply store, Farm-Way in… Continue Reading →

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