The Upside Down Homestead

simple living in a complex world


March 2017

Saying Goodbye to Winston (and the unease of raising animals for meat)

I lay awake last night feeling sad about a pig. And imagining potential escape plans for that same pig. We're taking Winston to the butcher next week. We don't usually name our animals, but we've made exceptions for our breeding... Continue Reading →

Garden: Downsized

Spring seems to be coming early to our little valley in Southeastern, PA, although winter likely still has┬ásome surprises in store for us (in fact, looks like it's going to plunge to 12 Saturday night after being 70+yesterday!). The 60-70... Continue Reading →

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