Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

A recent visitor to Thistle Hill….

….we see black bears fairly often but seldom can we get this close…..particularly when mama is around.  But grandson, Church, managed to get this picture late today near our River pasture.

Pork…with a little help from our friends….

….as Thistle Hill pork aficionados have learned, it’s a waiting game!  Fattening pigs mostly on pasture takes a long time.  But now we think we have found “the trick”.  Or tricks! Organic, non-GMO feed, is twice as expensive, but Rich Hamilton of Elim Springs farm convinced us, on a recent visit, to triple the daily allowance.  […]