How to repair a break in a dog containment system’s boundary wire.
It’s a boiled pig’s head, meat removed and diced, then set in a terrine mould with jelly made from the cooking broth. What’s not to like?!
I had a beautiful crop of corn growing. Now I have bare cobs. Not happy!
We’re getting towards the end of the pigs we raised for meat – literally! I’ve never cooked trotters before, so this was an interesting meal.
The first series of Gourmet Farmer aired on SBS last year, and it’s back this year for Series 2. Is this Australia’s answer to Britain’s River Cottage?
There are more puppies available from Jessie’s litter, and the family we bought pigs from last year have two litters available.
I was interviewed by Gavin Webber from The Greening Of Gavin as part of a series of podcasts he’s done with sustainable bloggers from around Australia. Let me know what you think!
I kept the belly of one side of our pork, and had a go at making a home-cured bacon. It turned out delicious!
It took a long time, but I finally finished digging the swale across the back of my shed. With mango, banana, coffee, loquats, sweet potato, taro and more it should be a productive little area soon!
A complete summary of the costs for our first foray into raising our own pigs for meat, from piglet purchase right through to slaughter and butchering.