Thus marks a new chapter in the life of the universe. Namely, for Andrew and Farmstead Meatsmith, whose headquarters and home are moving to the south end of the island. Though I will continue on as part of the trifecta, I have moved to the lovely Island Meadow Farm. Just in time, too. Command Center 2.0 will be home to the forthcoming, newly decreed, next phase of Farmrun, the Business Phase.
We've got a lot of jobs lined up for 2012 already – there will be more instructional videos (and not just about pigs winkwink), there will be trips down the coast, down south and out east. There will be songing and seeding and slaughtering. The Things are moving swiftly and the Things are moving goodly.
This week Brandon and I went to a conference put on by the Seattle Chef's Collaborative, slaughtered four pigs, made blood sausage, headcheese, moved, and went to Besalu for second breakfast on sunday.
These are photograms.
It’s cracklin’ bread. Yknow, bread. With pork cracklins. Inside the bread. Nothing like a good loaf to make you feel like a rich man.
Went down to the annual Tilth Producers conference in Yakima this weekend. The WAYFC and NYFC did some scheming beforehand on how to take advantage of the convening of passionate and engaged folks to express our mounting concern over the 'secret' farm bill, and send a message to Patty Murray and the rest of the congressional supercommittee to say that we care, we matter, and we farm.
keep your eyeballs peeled for more.