Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

Spelled my name right….

…but not too many people have noticed my “Zen-like” serenity. http://www.leesburgtoday.com/more_a/middleburg_life/reporting-from-the-front-lines-of-buy-local-beef/article_a48716e8-f436-11e4-994b-eba584b20713.html

Sounds of spring…

….WARNING: OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE IF YOU CLICK TO ENLARGE PICTURE. Spring weather causes teachers to come up with ways to get their rambunctious charges out of the classroom.  Farm tours are high on the list of diversions…prompting the photos to the right.  (Again, language warning)    

Bacon Cheese biscuits….

….our son Church keeps track of these things. Directions: Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Lightly flour your work surface if you don’t want any crescent roll stickage. Unroll one can of Crescent rolls (or 1/2 can of biscuits) on your work surface. Using your hands or […]

Antibiotic use on pigs….

….skyrockets! This is from Minnesota Public Radio: Sorry, bacon lovers, we’ve got some sad news about your favorite meat. To get those sizzling strips of pork on your plate each morning takes more antibiotics than it does to make a steak burrito or a chicken sausage sandwich. Pig farmers around the world, on average, use […]