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Normal Food

A few weeks ago, a group of Early Head Start kids and their families came to visit us at the farm.  On their tour, wee hands harvested tomatoes, dug potatoes, and giggled at the antics of the piglets.  We’ve been packing CSA boxes for…

A Medley of Spuds and a Sacramento Food Bash

THIS Saturday, June 22, we will be at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op’s 40th Anniversary Bash from 12-4pm.  We will have a market booth, amid entertainment, food, and beverages.  It’s free and open to the public! Meanwhile, summer harvest is in full swing here at the…

Cooking Outside the Box

We are taking part in an upcoming benefit for Slow Food Lake Tahoe, Cooking Outside the Box, on June 5 at Dragonfly Restaurant in Truckee.  Guests will learn recipes for seasonal vegetables, many of which are found in a weekly CSA box (Community Support…

Chicks, Ducklings, and Poults – Oh My!

We’ve been so busy here at the farm transplanting, seeding, weeding, and hatching I haven’t had a moment to announce the birth of our first hatchery chicks, ducklings, and poults (baby turkeys).  Well here are our month-old babies.  If you’re a backyard homesteader or…

Cock-a-doodle-hatchery

This Wednesday, Bryan will be heading off to EcoFarm, one of the nation’s largest organic farming conferences in beautiful Asilomar on the coast of California.  He’ll be there learning about all the newest fangled things in organic farming so we can deliver the best…

Order your pasture-raised, heritage Thanksgiving turkeys!

November 22 is quickly approaching – remember to order your pasture-raised, heritage Thanksgiving turkeys from NTC! If you want to feel good about the meat that you eat, this is it.  These turkeys are part of our heritage breeding program raising Naragansett and Standard…

A Real Farm

Our effort to bring animals to our vegetable farm is going fantastic. Our worthy intention is not only to bring back endangered heritage breed animals, but to integrate animal and vegetable farming. They go hand in hand. It wasn’t’ so long ago that every…

Puppies Are Here

Nothing cuter than a baby and we have 7! Seven – 2 week old Jack Russell Terrier pups born to the mama Jackie June 21st. Puppies available to good homes early August.

The Piglets Are Here!

We are so excited to announce the newest members of our farm, The Four Little Piglets; their mama is a Large Black and their daddy is an 800 pound Tamworth. We found them @  Monarch Family Farm in Pilot Hill. Glen and Kelley Turney…

Our Heritage Breeding Efforts Are Growing!

The farm seems to be popping right now ~ Spring has definitely sprung. Babies are everywhere; 4 owl babies are hatched in their owl box, 21 frisky adorable baby goats (so far), 28 brand new Narragansett Turkeys (100 more eggs to go), 200, 3…