Better Together

Singing Pastures Farm raises heritage breed pigs in the grassy fields of coastal Maine. Ninth-generation farmers (and co-owners) Holly and John Arbuckle are committed to the regenerative practices that keep the farm thriving year after year. The farm name comes straight from nature—the constant song and orchestra of activity from...

Singing Pastures expands distribution of Roam Sticks® through ThriveMarket.com

Singing Pastures expands distribution of Roam Sticks® through ThriveMarket.com
Fall 2020 Singing Pastures expands distribution of Roam Sticks® through ThriveMarket.com Contact: Holly Arbuckle, Holly@SingingPastures.com; 207-380-3423 Newcastle, Maine – Singing Pastures®, the producer of Roam Sticks®, a pasture-raised pork product, has announced their expanded distribution through mission-driven marketplace, Thrive Market. Roam Sticks® are the only pork snack stick on the market...

Tough Choices

Tough Choices
As small business owners and farmers, we are constantly navigating the landscape of choices. Choices are grown out of our individual values and we carry those values into the kind of products we want to create and the kind of company we want to build. There are a lot of...

Doing the Most Good through Regenerative Farming

Doing the Most Good through Regenerative Farming
Doing the Most Good through Regenerative Farming.   During college I took a trip along the West Coast.  I hitch-hiked up through the Redwood trees in California and spent the better part of a week tromping about the huge, dripping trees.  I continued hitch-hiking up the coast on the way to...

A Little Good News

A Little Good News
There are lots of reasons to feel discouraged these days. We get it. Things can look pretty bleak sometimes. But here’s the thing: if we wanted to make things worse, we could. That means if we want to make things better, we still can.  Our area of focus is farming...

Soil, Food and The Elephant in the Room

Soil, Food and The Elephant in the Room
As a healthcare practitioner, I have had the privilege to work with many people over the past 15 years. Let me let you in on a little secret I have discovered from years of talking to people about health: We are all worried about our food. Really, all of us:...

The Sun and Regenerative Farming

The Sun and Regenerative Farming
6H2O + 6CO2 = C6H12O6 + 6O2 There it is. Photosynthesis. The miracle that makes life on earth possible. For those of us who aren’t chemists, the above equation essentially reads: Take six molecules of water plus six molecules of carbon dioxide, thrown them into the blender of plant physiology,...

Land Needs Animals Like Flowers Need Bees

Land Needs Animals Like Flowers Need Bees
What do the African Serengeti, the American plains, the Steppes of Mongolia, and the Pampas of Argentina all have in common? The grasslands covering these regions evolved in the presence of large herbivores. Without large herds of grazing animals, these ecosystems cease to function as they should. This is a...

Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture
Regenerative agriculture is a practice that is increasingly gaining notice from the general public. However, within the farmer community — and beyond, more recently — there is some growing conflict on what regenerative actually means. Are all organic farms automatically “regenerative” without further action? Can farm animals be raised in...