Community Wellness at Heirloomista

Mandi will be offering community wellness at Heirloomista’s Farm Shop on Saturdays in September. What is community wellness? Join Mandi Sawyer of Root to Branch Wellness at Heirloomista in September for Community Wellness. Community wellness is a low-cost,...
August Poultry Processing

August Poultry Processing

This will be our penultimate processing day this season. We have about 40 birds (Dark Cornish and Barred Rocks) to process in August. Our last processing will be in September. If you’ve ordered birds, please feel free to bring a cooler and take yours home the...
Chicken Processing – Day 2

Chicken Processing – Day 2

It’s that time of year. Time to bring in the harvest. We have had over 120 barred rock and dark Cornish broilers in the Suscovich tractors all Summer. On the 29th and 30th of July we will begin processing. Those of you who have ordered can pick up at the end of...
Chicken Processing – Day 2

Chicken Processing – Day 1

It’s that time of year. Time to bring in the harvest. We have had over 120 barred rock and dark Cornish broilers in the Suscovich tractors all Summer. On the 29th and 30th of July we will begin processing. Those of you who have ordered can pick up at the end of...
Forest Planting 2023

Forest Planting 2023

It’s Arbor Day and you can help rebuild a forest! Join us on Saturday 29 April and help us reforest the farm. We have committed to rebuilding some of the woodland on our property. We will be planting maples and other native species this year. Last year we...

April Build Day

Join us for another build day at Wild Haven Farm. We have two projects to work on: Suscovich Chicken Tractors and Goat Feeders. We’ll provide all of the materials and plans. Bring tools if you have them: Bit driver (square and T25) circular saw (5 1/2″ is...
Chain Saw Workshop – 2023

Chain Saw Workshop – 2023

Come join us for a hands-on chain saw workshop. We will be learning about chain saw maintenance and have lots of practice on a variety of standing and downed trees. We will also have an Alaskan Saw Mill set up and be making oak boards. Bring your own saw(s) or ask in...
Broiler vs Fryer

Broiler vs Fryer

We are often asked the difference between a broiler and a fryer. There isn’t one. But, even so, the terms used for poultry can be a bit confusing. The USDA has standard terms for all poultry. But these are problematic when it comes to pasture-raised heritage...

Chicken Tractor Build Day

Come join the crew at Wild Haven Farm and learn to build the Sucovich chicken tractor. We will be building 7 of these tractors to house almost 200 chickens on pasture starting in April! There are two main styles of chicken tractor, the John Suscovich and the Joel...
Preparing goats for the Winter cold

Preparing goats for the Winter cold

Goats Prepare for Winter Goats aren’t indoor pets for us. But it’s tough sometimes when we must leave them in the paddock at -26ºC while we go into our toasty warm cabin. Sounds a bit cruel even, but goats are built for this. Back when the Autumn temps...
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