Small scale regenerative agriculture
Fox Holler is a tiny, ecologically designed and focused community-based farm in Northeast Missouri. We live and grow food off-grid, utilizing rain-water catchment, solar energy, and other radical forms of nutrient and material cycling. Our goal is to provide nutrient dense food on human scale while regenerating soils and reducing carbon emissions.
We practice no-till/low-till farming that incorporates management intensive rotational grazing harmoniously with annual vegetable crops and perennial agroforestry. We are focused on providing more and more of our animal’s food needs with tree crops such as nuts and fruit.
We do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or fungicides, and are working to minimize our reliance on fossil fuels.
Muscovy Ducks can be a valuable part of the homestead in terms of their light impact, heavy yields of meat, and natural proclivity to survive, thrive and naturally brood. One drawback is how difficult they can be to process. Having raised them for eight or so years now, I have some tricks to share. IContinue reading “Butchering Muscovy Ducks”
I’ve noticed that some of our eaters have felt intimidated by preparing whole ducks. In this, the first in a series of posts on raising, and eating, muscovy ducks, I offer a few tips on simple preparations for your whole bird. Howdy y’all. A have a few caveats before we begin… namely that we useContinue reading “Basic Roast Duck”
You can take the fowl out of the jungle… Howdy y’all. I might be writing this in part to feel better about the rather large chunk of change we’re investing in trees this year, but also to hopefully provide some food for thought in regards how you can begin designing a multi-layered forest garden forContinue reading “Trees and Shrubs for the Chicken Forest Garden”
Seasonal heirloom produce grown without pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or fossil fuels available throughout the growing season.
Pasture-raised eggs, ducks and turkeys. We are taking orders for beyond organic heritage breed holiday turkeys now!
Rotationally grazed, acorn fed heritage pork available again this fall.