Medicine Creek Farm

animal health - soil health - your health

Cows can help reverse climate change!

Did you know cows can help reverse climate change?

I know this idea goes contrary to much of what you hear about eating meat these days; the mainstream message has been that cattle are a major contributor to the methane emissions that fuel climate change.

The truth is a cow’s effect on global warming has everything to do with how it is raised. Cows and other livestock do put methane into the atmosphere, but when they are 100% grass fed and pasture raised in a rotational grazing system, the grassland ecosystem they are a part of sequesters more carbon in the soil than the methane they release…

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Barn Raiser

Many of you know that Jason has an intense work ethic and a gift for making seemingly insane projects happen in record time. Here’s his latest project! 

He found this barn on Craigslist four hours away (near Trimont where I grew up) and all the stars aligned for it to be ours... as long as he pitched all the hay out and took it down piece by piece and figured out how to move it to our farm. 

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How To Cook Your Smoked Ham

If you've never had pastured pork before, get ready for your first, amazing pastured ham!

If you had the butcher smoke your ham, that means the meat is already cooked and all you need to do is reheat your ham before serving. You definitely don't want to over-cook the meat as that can cause it to dry out; however, since your pork is heritage, pastured meat, this isn't as big a risk as with a traditional lean, grocery store ham.

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Good Medicine for the New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! This year we've had so much gratitude for you--our family, friends, and customers!

2017 HIGHS AND LOWS

- Jason finished building our home and we moved in just as grass growing weather and grazing began.

- We bred our 8 mature ewes and lambed our first flock of 9 bouncy, fluffy lambs on the hillsides outside our new house.

- We got a third, and then fourth livestock guardian dog to keep the livestock safe from coyotes and wolves...

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Belly Rub Bacon is now... Medicine Creek Farm!

Belly Rub Bacon is now Medicine Creek Farm and Ordering for 2017 is now open!

While we loved our name, it didn't seem right to limit the full potential our new land holds. After a pilgrimage to the magical but deeply hidden Medicine Creek across the road and a year experiencing the new land's beauty and wonder, it felt clear that our farm is about even more than the good care of our livestock...

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