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Homemade Kimchi

Homemade Kimchi

Kimchi, the Korean Superfood, is one of things we at The Hoppy Goat Farm love to eat.  Not only is it flavorful and delicious, it packs a real gut punch of healthy probiotics.  Recent research has shown that it also has cancer fighting properties, lowers […]

Breakfast Congee

Breakfast Congee

Here at the farm we are savory breakfast eaters.  We are also folk that prepare at least 3 Asian inspired dishes a week.  Here is the recipe for our breakfast congee.  Normally cooked with rice, we substituted steel cut oats, and I must say it […]

Egg Yolk Coffee.  Yup it’s a Thing!  And it’s Awesome!

Egg Yolk Coffee. Yup it’s a Thing! And it’s Awesome!

Egg Yolk Coffee is a thing! And it’s egg-cellent! I know what you are thinking. Raw egg yolk in your coffee sounds horrible, right!? I thought that too. But we are wrong folks. It’s actually very tasty. It gives your coffee a light buttery cream […]

Why we LOVE duck eggs more than chicken eggs!

Why we LOVE duck eggs more than chicken eggs!

  First let me say…I have had duck eggs before I began raising my own ducks and they were, well, not my favorite. We purchased them from a really great farm in Phoenix but the taste was a bit more than I could swallow, just […]

4 plants you can REGROW in your kitchen

4 plants you can REGROW in your kitchen

The plant world is pretty amazing.  Things that you thought would never grow in the climate you are in…actually can.  And plants that are taken out of the ground, cut up for food, and then put back in water can grow again too.  We regrow 4 different […]

Why FROGS and TOADS are GOOD for your farm!

Why FROGS and TOADS are GOOD for your farm!

Why FROGS and TOADS are good for your farm! Frogs and toads are a wonderful to have around. They are fun to look at, kids love catching them, and they make funny noises. But there are more important reasons to have these guys on your farm. […]

Why we didn’t have a honeymoon

Why we didn’t have a honeymoon

Yesterday my husband and I were sitting on the back porch like we do every evening around dusk.  He was reading an article about a new honey beer from the brewery Unibroue called Lune de Miel and I was watching a duck chase a chicken around drinking […]

Not Eric’s Amazing Pizza Recipe

Not Eric’s Amazing Pizza Recipe

You guys this pizza dough is the BEST!  I mean the BEST!!!! We have literally tried ALL different types of flour, yeast, cooking styles, etc…because we are pizza people you know…and let me tell ya’…THIS IS IT!!!! It’s not Eric’s recipe…he snatched it from the […]

Harvesting Chickens

Harvesting Chickens

Harvesting chicken is both an exciting and emotional time.  It is exciting because when you harvest anything, whether it be vegetables, fruit, or an animal there is great joy in knowing you helped it grow and that it will feed your family.  The emotional part […]

I Got Worms

I Got Worms

I beg your pardon? No really, I got worms and a BUNCH of them!  Mealworms that is.  We began raising them after we got our chickens.  They’re a great source of protein for our hens.  Most of the chickens’ protein comes from their layer feed and foraging around […]