Monthly Archives: May 2010

Raising Your Own Meat: Pastured Pork, Grass-fed Beef and Lamb

May 17, 2010
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Raising Your Own Meat:  Pastured Pork, Grass-fed Beef and Lamb

For several years our family has been raising our own meat. We’ve found that not only is it a healthier alternative but it is much cheaper than buying meat from the store. Pro’s of Raising Your Own Meat: Home grown meat is a healthier alternative than buying prepackaged feed-lot meat at the store. If you…

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New Piglets

May 14, 2010
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New Piglets

For all those looking for farm fresh pork this fall, we have some goods news. Our first sow had her piglets! There were only five for this first time momma, but everyone was very excited to see the first pigs born on Vaughnshire.

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Vaughnshire and the Tennessee Flood Disaster

May 11, 2010
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Vaughnshire and the Tennessee Flood Disaster

This isn’t supposed to be a lake…it was our neighbor’s cow pasture and hay field.  We have been just a bit occupied with trying to get our life back up and running.  Last week we didn’t have power or running water…some of the week we didn’t have phone or cell phone coverage either.  This week, I am…

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Tennessee Flood

May 7, 2010
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Tennessee Flood

As most of you know, here in Tennessee we’ve just experienced the worst flood in a thousand years…or at least that is what they are saying.  The 1,000 year flood has wreaked havoc on the great state of Tennessee and we have been in a “survival” mode for the last week just keeping up with…

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The Current Flood

May 1, 2010
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The Current Flood

When I started out to make a water work for the farm I had no idea I’d get so much help from above. We are currently under flash flood warnings which means that our “seasonal” creek is flowing at capacity. Enjoy the picture, we will be back to posting more soon.

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