Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pavelka’s Point

Over the last 5 years, Eric and I have been fortunate enough to have developed a relationship with Lois Pavelka and Bill Ellison. Bill and Lois took Eric in when he wanted to learn how to farm. They allowed Eric … Continue reading


2 Iowa City Farmers’ Markets left in 2012!

We hope to see you all at the market tomorrow.  We will have the following products for sale: broilers, chicken feet, eggs of all sizes, potatoes, garlic, shallots, squash, pumpkins, radishes, turnips, beets, carrots, arugula, greens mix, mustards, sweet peppers, … Continue reading


Fresh Chicken and Butchering Classes

Well, I have dropped the ball on finishing the chicken series with a post dedicated to broilers (meat birds). I think I will finish that after the first week of November. We have more pressing things to discuss. First, Salt … Continue reading

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The Colors of Fall

I’ve used these blog posts to profess my love for Iowa over and over again. With fall enveloping us I thought I’d share some of the amazing color that we see every day. In the slide show you will see … Continue reading