November 22, 2017

The story of the life of a broiler on Our Farm:

 Our broilers are ordered online from a hatchery, and are mailed to us in a large box once they are hatched. We get them a day or two later. The post office calls to tell me they've arrived, and I go into town to pick them...

November 15, 2017

Meet Chip, our Babydoll Southdown cross sheep. He is absolutely lovable and adorable. And thus, he is a pet, never to be butchered and eaten.

 Chip loves to have the sides of his face rubbed, loves to eat, and I'm pretty sure he thinks he's one of the cows simply becaus...

May 10, 2017

For those of you who love to grill, I know you're loving this time of year, when it's time to put the grill back to steady use! At our house, the majority of our meals during the summer are cooked on the grill. You just can't beat the flavor of grilled meat, and I love...

January 10, 2017

We're past the holiday season and have entered into what I call soup season. It's that time of year when it's sooo cold out and a steaming bowl of soup sounds just right. I have a lot of soup recipes I love, but picked out a few to share with you. Of course we here at...

December 9, 2016

This baked chicken is a family favorite here at the Lanz household.  The great thing about it is that it's super easy to make, but tastes great!  Don't you love it when others rave over your food, and inside you're thinking,"If they only knew how little work it was, bu...

November 21, 2016

Everybody's busy.  We understand that.  We have five kids, 8 cows, 10 pigs, 139 chickens, and 3 cats to care for, not to mention all the other stuff in our lives.  Just like all of you.  Well, you might not have five kids and a barn full of animals, but we know you've...

November 17, 2016

The holidays are just around the corner, folks!  Time to start thinking food if you haven't already!  If you're wanting an easy food idea, but one that won't look or taste like it was easy, let us help you out!  Our Farm sells Berkshire smoked half hams, and let me tel...

October 18, 2016

The first time we opened the small chicken door to let the chickens outside, they were all too scared to leave their coop. But, after a couple days they worked up the nerve to venture out. And venture out they have! There are three acres of pasture for them to roam aro...

September 22, 2016

The barn is a happy place. The animals are always eager to see you, to be fed, watered, petted, talked to.... The work, I enjoy. Yes, just like a household, nothing stays clean and mouths keep needing to be fed, but there's satisfaction in the work. The smell of fresh...

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