We’re selling our herd

We’re very sad to report that we’ve decided to take our family and farm in a different direction and sell our entire herd. The biggest reason for this is that Jimmy just doesn’t have the time. His commute to his new job is longer and he can no longer work from home. I don’t mind…

A Lukewarm Bath

A friend of mine recently posted pic on social media of her children enjoying ice cream cones. She wrote this “As we sat outside and enjoyed this nice day, I couldn’t help but be filled with gratitude. We are safe. We are healthy. We are privileged. My heart is breaking for all the families at…

Urban Farm Cat

The cat is officially my favorite farm animal. Here are 5 reasons why! #1 They eat mice!! – need I say more #2 They’re territorial, so they stay close to home #3 They’re fun to watch. Did you know cats play with snow balls? #4 Cat’s are fantastic climbers. I don’t understand why the fireman…

When It’s Hard & a Little Less Glamorous

I thought winter would be difficult, and it was. Getting up in sub zero temperatures to break water in feed buckets was not a job made for the weak. Not giving up is also hard. Peppers successfully had her babies! YAY! And we sold them DOUBLE YAY! Learning to milk…… Ok that’s a nightmare. Her…

Chicago’s Market for a Farm Vet

There is a market for a Farm vet in the city of Chicago. It sounds crazy, but it’s true. I know it’s true because Lakeshore Hill Farm is apart of this market. Just this past week I’ve been contacted by two Chicago farms that need a goat vet. Sadly my answer wasn’t “Yes, I have…