Hello, I got a new job! I’m now the Livestock and Pasture Manager at Hampshire College. I’m very excited about the transition, but it does mean there are some big chnages afoot at Mockingbird Farm. We’re no longer attending farmer’s markets, no longer raising pigs, and no longer raising chickens for meat or eggs. We’re […]
Hi! We’re re-working our website, so some stuff might be in the wrong place or not even work at all. It’ll get fixed! In the meantime, here is where you can sign up for a CSA share. Here is where you can buy gift cards. What fun!
Recently a friend wondered if I had stopped farming because I hadn’t updated this blog. I told him, I was farming so I didn’t have time to update this blog. I do post (slightly) more frequently on the ol’ Facebook. If you’re really interested in knowing what’s been going on, come visit at farmer’s market.
Cutting Up a Whole Chicken
Here are, as promised, some photos of our new batch of Kosher Kings. And, as a bonus, a picture of our turkeys. The one in the center is a fine looking Narragansett. To his left is a Blue Slate. You can see the tail feathers of a Bourbon Red in the lower lefthand corner.
The new website
I have long held that buying a whole chicken is much more thrifty and economical than just buying parts. However, for some recipes you do need to know how to break down the bird into parts. It used to be that this was a skill everyone had (mainly because chicken only came whole) but it […]
Here is our new snappy-looking website. It’s not quite done, but it’s done enough. I’ve had quite a few folks asking when I’m going to be updating this thing, so I decided to put it up in this half done state. I hope you enjoy the look!