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  • The Crossfit Thermopylae Spartan Farm Course

    Sparta - the famous Greek city-state that demanded unflinching commitment to military preparedness from its citizens - set a standard for "duty to unit" that remains a cornerstone principle for elite fighting forces worldwide.  Mothers gave up their children at 7 years old into a punishing training academy that prepared young men for a life of service.  The Spartan warrior was expected return carrying ...

    Posted at April 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Small Farms | 0 Comment
  • The Cloverbud Ranch Team…..

    Great food is a product of great caring - putting one's hard work and passion into the plants and animals we raise.  Our daily commitment to positive vibrational intent is expressed in an attitude of gratitude that brings a spirit of abundance to our cattle and all that we touch.  When ...

    Posted at April 7, 2017 | By : | Categories : Small Farms | 0 Comment
  • Backing Up Your Hand……

    The admirable effort of growing of top-quality grass-fed beef represents a master class in delayed gratification.  We need to be prepared for the long game with animals in all different weight classes in order to have a steady supply of finished cattle with enough fat on them for the premium steaks people expect.  Animals that perform on pasture are hard to find and ...

    Posted at February 13, 2017 | By : | Categories : Grass Fed Beef | 0 Comment
  • Building the Farmstand……

    Build it and they will come.  After years of selling our grass-fed beef (contract grazed for us locally) without really having a place, we are blessed to have earned the support of a visionary owner interested in improving the land and supporting local agriculture that is economically and environmentally sustainable.  Tomorrow we break ground on a beautiful timber-framed farmstand at Cloverbud Ranch in Portsmouth, ...

    Posted at February 9, 2017 | By : | Categories : Small Farms | 0 Comment