A personal essay about owning land.

Heavy Logs

Here's the story of how we started our work on our land. The steps we went through and leading up to where we are today.

Land and Reality

Land is never really owned, just used. We are trespassers, stewards at best, and might as well try to fit into its ways.

How To Precook and Store Bacon

If you like the handiness of precooked bacon, you can learn to precook it yourself and enjoy better flavor.

Winter Arrival Delays Turkey Processing and Brings Challenges

Farm on the Hill's pastured turkeys received an unexpected 'stay of execution' when a freak early snowstorm prevented safe travel to the processor! Read along and see the challenges that Farmer Bryan faces as he works to keep the birds safe and alive for one more week out on the winter pasture!

A Blarney Blog

When you are in pain and cannot do much, you can always recall memories of happy times.

Happy to Be Here

Let me introduce myself in this, my first blog, for the Capper's Farmer family.

Seeds Made Just For Me

Rather than choosing one variety of seed, let your little micro-climate choose it for you by growing a landrace!

Finding Land

We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.

A Yearning for Land

We married young and moved to the city, where jobs and responsibilities to our four children choked out dreams of any other lifestyle.