The comings and goings

Everything is always changing here on the farm, find out what we are building, repairing or just generally working on

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Recipes

We love good food, we also love making good food. Here are the recipes that I thought to write down. There is no rambling story about my grand mother or how this recipe changed my life, they are just an ingredient list and instructions.

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Store

prepay, reserve or just look at what we are offering for sale. I am considering doing monthly or bi-weekly deliveries as well.

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Chicken/Turkey Corn Chowder

Ingredients 3 tbsp butter 1 Onion 1 large carrot 2 cups of shredded Simerville Farm Chicken or Turkey 3 Potatoes 1 can (398ml) creamed corn 2 cups frozen corn (thawed) 2 cups Chicken or Turkey broth 3 cups milk (I used buttermilk but 2% would also work fine)   Instructions Saute diced onion in butter

Farm IoT beginings

The Orange pi  that I built and installed in the chicken coop to control the light is having some problems.  Now why do you need to have the light in the hen house computer controlled Mike, isn’t that overkill?  First off, let me have my fun.  Second off, chickens need three things to generate an

Pie crust

Ingredients 5 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 pound lard (or shortening I guess) 1 Simerville Farm egg 1 tbsp white vinegar Vodka (optional) Instructions Put flour and lard in bowl.  Using a pastry cuter cut the lard into the flour until you have little clumps of flour/lard the size of small peas. Gently mix