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Our story

Inspired by the writings of Wendell Berry and wanting to raise our three sons on a farm in a rural community, we left Houston and bought a small farm in a remote community in the Appalachian Mountains of eastern Tennessee. 

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Why I added New Zealand genetics to my mini Jersey herd

After raising miniature Jerseys for a few years I became interested in raising our miniature Jerseys on pasture. I gradually reduced the concentrates that I fed the cows during milking and began to learn and practice rotational grazing and then intensive rotational grazing. 

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