4-H Projects & Fair Filled Summers- My Reflections on Years Past

I am forever thankful to have had the opportunity to grow up being a “fair kid.” If you also grew up putting hours of work, along with blood, sweat, and tears into your livestock projects, you can probably relate. Folks who haven’t had the experience may not get it.

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Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life

By Kim Buddington The homestead farm. Having a little plot to raise some chickens, plant a veggie garden, and maybe even have a milk cow or handful of goats to provide fresh food for the family is a vision that many folks have. For Jackie Korzeniowski of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, the homesteading life is her dailyContinue reading “Old Boston Hollow– Bringing the Homestead Dream to Life”

Chickens in a Tractor- Raising Pastured Poultry for Parasite Control & Pasture Vitality

By Kim Buddington At On The Road Again Farm in Massachusetts, the first thing you’d probably notice as you walk out the door at the back of the classic red barn is a sleek herd of dairy goats, grazing in the shadows of Wilbraham Mountain. Alpine and Oberhasli dairy goats are the primary enterprise ofContinue reading “Chickens in a Tractor- Raising Pastured Poultry for Parasite Control & Pasture Vitality”