Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s cold outside – let’s eat soup and sit by a fire!

This summer we jarred millions of tomatoes. Not quite millions, but definitely many. We have been using them for the base of lots of hot fall soups. This last batch went like this: RECIPE: Frozen or canned tomatoes 1 PBR A dash of white wine Garlic, onions and butter Celery Bay leaf Potatoes Rosemary, thyme, oregano […]
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Sweet new pigs and bad but beautiful turkeys

Fall is in the air and leaves are on the ground. Our Bourbon Red and Narragansett turkeys are looking beautiful but misbehaving and trying to eat our fall vegetables in the high tunnel. They wandered up to the neighbors horse pastures and terrorized the horses. That said, they are looking for Thanksgiving homes – please visit […]
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Clover had cute babies

Clover, our oldest sow delivered her 14th litter on Cane Creek Farm this week. Hard to let her stop when she still makes such nice nests and has cute babies. As you can see in the picture, the babies are very small and size discrepancies are a problem as the sow gets much older and […]
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New chickens!

The weather has been just right and we hope it never stops. As you can see in the pictures, we are making room for new chickens. These will all be next year’s youngest egg layers.  Esther, one of our favorite sows had 10 beautiful belted and spotted babies this week. The gardens look amazing and […]
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Come Visit the Farm!

Our land in Saxapahaw is beautiful and ripe for bonfires, big farm dinners, and sharing. Come stay on the land, meet the animals, and see our farming practices. Hang out amongst the hundred year old beech trees, walk along the creek, sleep down in the meadow, and stand on the hill with a view of […]
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