Welcome to the Farm

Thanks for stopping by to check out the farm.  My name is Ashley and I wanted to welcome you personally to Little Red Hen Farms.  My parents bought a small farm in Oregon at the end of February 2017 and we have been working as a family to make it into a productive homestead for all of us to enjoy.

Jan’s Weekly Farm Update 9/27/17

We are getting pounded by rain! Readying all of the animals and processes for a change of weather is always challenging and even more so when the weather change is only temporary.  This is my first time overwintering goats so I am learning how they react to inclement weather.  I’m finding out that they are…

Lessons Learned from Lard

So for many people Lard may be a rare item to find in your pantry.  However, if you purchase pork or portions of pork from a farmer you may have been offered the option to have fat be included in your purchase.  If you butcher your own hogs you are very aware that you receive…

Jan’s Weekly Farm Update 9/18/17

It has been a crazy busy homestead week here in Oregon. I never thought that I would become the resident weather person or that I would know my animals so well that any little cough, difference in temperament, or change in inputs or outputs would have me worried about their health.  I returned home after…