Waking up on the farm today.

March 30, 2014 2 Comments 7 tags

I was woken this morning by the sound of “little pigs grunting”. They make a particular noise when they are out and about exploring things. It’s like they have to

Say “Hi” to the hogs – some of them anyway

February 21, 2014 2 Comments 0 tags

We spend many hours each day outside doing “stuff”. Sometimes the stuff is just the “must do” things like feeding the animals and filling water troughs. Some days, we have

The ultimate in “Green” lawnmowers.

May 22, 2011 0 Comments 0 tags

In keeping with the times, we have decided to “go green” with our lawn mowing machinery here at Hertiage Farms Northwest. Most of our 45 acres is in pasture and

Pork Chops Extraordinaire

April 1, 2011 0 Comments 4 tags

It is a daily ritual. You know the one, when someone has to decide what is for dinner. Sometimes we start this process  early in the morning and other days

Working on all this “social media stuff”

February 8, 2011 2 Comments 7 tags

Time after time, I hear that we should take advantage of all that the new social media platforms have to offer. Ok, I jumped on the Facebook wagon some time

Hazelnut pastured pork

December 2, 2010 4 Comments 0 tags

Wow.. what a great day with the crew at Mt Angel Meats today.  They invited me to spend the day watching them break down the first 4 of our hazelnut

The Day After….

November 13, 2010 0 Comments 5 tags

Can you count the pigs? So what happens when Heritage Farms Northwest meets Airlie Hills Farm?  Lots and lots of pumpkins transfer their location from their farm to our farm.

What is small and black and fat all over?

October 5, 2010 0 Comments 5 tags

Any ideas what could possibly be the answer to that question that would fit in here at the farm?   If you never heard of a small black farm hog let

AHHHHHH.. The Bacon!!

August 2, 2010 7 Comments 0 tags

Around here there is nothing quite like a new order of pork returning from the processor. It means a restocking of some of our favorite Red Wattle pork products, namely

Welcome to Heritage Farms Northwest!

December 3, 2009 0 Comments 8 tags

Hi Everyone! Let me introduce myself.  My name is Wendy Parker and this is the online home of Heritage Farms Northwest!  Please  join with me, my husband Jim, and our