It seems fitting that I tell you how pigs came to the farm since we were originally Rabbit Ridge Cattle and pigs were what made the shift to Rabbit Ridge Farms. Alan and I decided that we wanted to work toward feeding our family as much as possible rather than buy meat at the grocery store and since we already raised cows for our own beef, pigs seemed like the next appropriate step.
Rabbit Ridge is in the Boston Mountains which is part of the Ozarks so there are spots of open pasture but there
I recently agreed to speak to the Lions Club at my hometown. As I began to work on my presentation, I realized that I have never documented the beginning of Rabbit Ridge Farms. There are so many details, it would take days to write (it would actually make a fantastic chick flick) so I thought I would give you the condensed version.
Going way back . . . I grew up on a conventional row crop farm in Blytheville, AR. My dad grew cotton, soybeans, corn, and occasionally milo. I loved to play in