A City Mouse in the Country, Part 2

A City Mouse in the Country, Part 2

Brian, my good friend and fellow traveller on this voyage into rural America, was more transfixed by the open packet of what appeared to be cream-filled sandwich cookies on the counter than he was the inquisitive potbellied pig that spied us through the plexiglas....
A City Mouse in the Country, Part I

A City Mouse in the Country, Part I

Those of you who regularly visit this site may have noticed a change in narrative throughout the blog over the past few weeks. You may have taken notice of the applied passive voice. Some of you might have observed third-party references to Crystal and Dan. This is...
Chicken Fight! Free Range vs Pasture Raised

Chicken Fight! Free Range vs Pasture Raised

There is a huge difference between “free range” and “pasture raised” Those who follow this blog might notice that I’ve mentioned it before. I mention it quite often and for damned good reasons. Free range is NOT what most people think it is. The very words conjure up...
Accidental Pets… The Foils of Humane Farming

Accidental Pets… The Foils of Humane Farming

When one regards the livestock on a farm with the same care, attention, and quality of life that one might offer a beloved household pet or a family member… pets happen. You’ve already heard us carry on about the commitment that C&D Family Farms has to humane...
Runaway Pigs

Runaway Pigs

There are Many Misconceptions about the Definition of the Terms “Free Range” and “Open Pasture” People often confuse the two two terms as being synonymous. e at C&D Family Farms, we take these terms to previously untested extremes. Just how free and open is our...