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A Superfood for Today’s Busy Lifestyles

A Superfood for Today’s Busy Lifestyles

As winter gives way to spring in nature’s seasonal dance, keep one superfood recipe handy all year: bone broth. Not only for winter, bone broth’s incredible flavor and nutritional profile should ensure its place at your table year-round. In addition to stewarding a diverse farm with unusual

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Romance, Farm-Style

Romance, Farm-Style

February may be the month of love for people, but animals have their own cycles. The bison, elk and whitetail on the farm are only concerned about romance in the fall, when the animals have grown fat on the lush summer grasses. As the leaves turn colors

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Tails from the Farm – No Bones About It

Tails from the Farm – No Bones About It

These days so many food fads are just a “flash in the pan,” so to speak. Grapefruit diets, diets based on the colors of food, diets that limit what you can eat based on your blood type, diets that only allow you to eat at a certain

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Reflections on Health: Past, Present, and Future

Reflections on Health: Past, Present, and Future

As a new year begins, many of us reflect on the past and look back on our journey to our present moment. As I sit here overlooking these beautiful great beasts grazing peacefully in the shadow of the Appalachian Mountains, I am struck by how far humanity

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Kids and the Scoop on P – – p!

Kids and the Scoop on P – – p!

Taking people on a farm tour is always fun, but having children on the tour is always an adventure. The questions kids ask truly keep us on our toes. Sometimes we have to devise very creative answers just to keep up. One indelicate thing that all kids

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Farm Recipe – Elk Shepherd’s Pie

Farm Recipe – Elk Shepherd’s Pie

This week I made a truly delicious Shepherd’s Pie (using our ground elk) that everyone raved about. My daughter had three helpings in one sitting! Taking that as an official seal of approval, I wanted to share this recipe with you.

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Tails from the Farm – Maranda the Watusi

Tails from the Farm – Maranda the Watusi

When I first came to this farm I was pretty familiar with bison and camels, but I had never seen African Watusi cattle. Color me shocked at these grand animals with massive horns both in length and diameter. Longhorn cattle might seem as if they could come

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Carolina Bison on UNC TV

Carolina Bison on UNC TV

Earlier this summer, UNC TV gave us a call and asked if they could visit our beloved bison ranch here in Western North Carolina. They wanted to learn more about the bison that Dr. King and all of us here at the farm have worked so diligently

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Tails from Dr. King’s Farm – Piglets

Tails from Dr. King’s Farm – Piglets

As summer comes to a close on the farm, one of our potbelly pigs, Gina, decided to surprise us with a litter of nine beautiful piglets one morning in late July. I have experience with many different farm animals but not pigs. So I got a crash

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