Reber Rock Farm Blog

Reber Rock Farm Blog

Stock Love

After writing about chicken stock last week, I’ve been taking note of just how much chicken stock we use. Especially since our friend Adam has taken over making the stock for us at the Hub on the Hill. Take this burrito meal I was making on Wednesday night, need to wilt some greens with theContinue reading “Stock Love”

Colors of Change

We’re in full fall colors. The nip is in the air most mornings and we tracked down a bike trailer and rode our bikes to school this week! Most mornings Chief and Lovett come out to help me move the chickens before we head to school, but as the sun seems to get up laterContinue reading “Colors of Change”

The Joys of Fall

We received our last batch of chicks for 2020 this week. They all arrived safely on a brisk fall morning and were glad to find the warmth and comfort of our brooder waiting for them. It’s always a humbling marker of the passage of time, each batch is only here for 8-9 weeks, which sometimesContinue reading “The Joys of Fall”

Project Brain

I love projects. Building things, figuring out some logistics problem, you name it. This month the problem to solve was how to get enough chicken into the freezer to try to last as long into the winter as possible. We choose not to raise our chickens in a barn, with no green grass to eat,Continue reading “Project Brain”

Headed back to school?

Throughout this spring and summer the farm remains a quiet and persistent juxtaposition to the turmoil and change that swirls around us. While the greater world around us faces the new reality of a global pandemic, wild fires, and so many political and social topics that demand our attention…the farm; the ecosystem we loosely reignContinue reading “Headed back to school?”

Farmers on the Beach?

We are incredibly lucky to have two incredible friends, neighbors and farm partners: Chad and Gwen Vogel help us with many aspects of the farm from making hay, to moving cattle. But perhaps the most important role each family has to each other is the gift of freedom to travel. When you own animals, theyContinue reading “Farmers on the Beach?”


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