The Chickens Came First

Our First Chickens…

I have heard from many a beginning farmer that there are two ideal animals to really jump start the homestead – honeybees and chickens. As you may know, we successfully built a Top Bar Hive but from what I have read it is easier and less stressful to […]

Farm Tour: Alto Pass Angus and Eggs

~Alto Pass Angus & Eggs~

If I was to choose a Southern Illinois farm to live on/work at, it would be this one. Alice and Brad have some of the most beautiful rolling hills and bluffs in the region. The variety of trees is lavish, and the wind on the high point is […]