Bartering in the Apocalypse

Since Coronavirus hit the United States, many folks have been forced out of work, or are working much less than they were before. We still have friends and customers who want to feed their family quality food, and who want to support us. We acknowledge our products are not exactly a necessity, but we appreciateContinue reading “Bartering in the Apocalypse”

It’s a Baby Explosion!

This time of year can get chaotic with all of the new arrivals on the farm. Between the dozen lambs, 100 meat chickens that have been here for a month or so, 100 turkeys coming this week, 100 meat chicks coming next week, and an unknown number of turkey poults, chicks, and ducklings recently hatchedContinue reading “It’s a Baby Explosion!”

The First Chickens for 2020

This whole year has gone a little wild for us, like many others. We called our processor a couple days ago to book processing for our first batch of chickens, and we are excited to announce they will be available on July 4th, 2020! This was definitely an intentional decision on our part, and weContinue reading “The First Chickens for 2020”

Let’s Talk Turkey 2020

Despite 2020 already being… well… all of this… we assume time will continue to tick on, and Thanksgiving will eventually get here. We’ve placed our order for turkey poults, which means it’s time to start taking deposits! We will be modifying how we do turkey dispersal this year, to make things a little easier onContinue reading “Let’s Talk Turkey 2020”

The Lambs Have Arrived!

After two weeks to the day, all of our Jacob ewes have lambed. Our solo Romeldale girl Calypso isn’t due for a couple weeks still, but we are calling lambing season done, for all intents and purposes. First up, on April 12, Janus gave birth unassisted to a two horn ewe named Vienna, sired byContinue reading “The Lambs Have Arrived!”

Exciting News for 2020: Pork, Lamb, and More Poultry

This post has been rolling around my brain for some time. But there have been many other things rolling around up there, and it’s been hard to string together coherent sentences. Finally, I have found myself at a point in Coronatine where I feel like I can adequately describe what we have planned for thisContinue reading “Exciting News for 2020: Pork, Lamb, and More Poultry”

The Night The Wind Blew

We’ve been watching the weather quite closely the last couple weeks. Between wanting to have the windows open during the day, making sure we close them before the rain starts, to figuring out if we need to add more straw to the coops to help keep the birds warm, there is always some reason oneContinue reading “The Night The Wind Blew”

Supplementing Copper for Goats

Different species of animals have very different nutritional needs. This is why there are so many types of feed at local feed mills and farm stores. There are even different nutritional needs between animals of the same species being used for different purposes. For example, broiler chickens need more protein and less calcium than eggContinue reading “Supplementing Copper for Goats”

The Frontière Farm House CSA 2020

In 2019, we had some amazing supporters for our CSA card, so we decided to bring it back again this year! What is a CSA?CSA stands for “Community Supported Agriculture.” Farming is an expensive endeavor that requires a lot of upfront investment, and the returns take a while to show. Having a CSA means thatContinue reading “The Frontière Farm House CSA 2020”

Ushering in a New Year with Ups and Downs

When we published our goals for 2020, I really wasn’t expecting to get started on them right on January 1. I was truly expecting to sort of lazily glide into the new year and start tackling goals by the first weekend. Unfortunately, that’s not the way life goes on the farm, and we lost oneContinue reading “Ushering in a New Year with Ups and Downs”