Author Archives: Alexander Kidd

About Alexander Kidd

Hi, I work here on Jonah's Run Farm as the farm manager (the person who takes care of day-to-day chores and directs and plans more complex operations.) It's hard but enjoyable work.

A Blackberry Bumper crop

A good wild blackberry patch is hard to find. In fact, a neighbor told me that if you do find a patch, you never disclose its location.  On our farm, we are blessed with several small blackberry patches. Often the … Continue reading

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Our new arrivals

This past Saturday, we drove to Clark County to pick up 4 piglets. I am thrilled to be able to raise a new breed of pigs this year. These piglets are a cross between Mangalitsa and Red Wattle pigs. They … Continue reading

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Preparing the pig training paddock

As Providence has it, we are having a rainy day outside which is good news for you all. Since we can’t work outside, we can update you on all that has been going on here at Jonah’s Run Farm. Last … Continue reading

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Moving Day May 2014

Last Friday, the chickens moved out of their brooder and into the chicken tractor in our pasture. Head over to YouTube to see Caroline’s video of the fun! By the way, depending on internet speed, the added text to the … Continue reading

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“beyond organic”

Our farm is what Alexander likes to call “beyond organic.” All our animals are outside enjoying God’s creation in the manner in which they were designed.  The hens range all over the 22 acres finding lots of bugs and fresh green … Continue reading

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What makes our pasture special?

Head on over to YouTube today where Alexander is going to show you how he has improved our pasture. He began his efforts to add lysine and protein sources to our pasture last year with the planting of turnips and … Continue reading

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Jonah’s Run Website Revised

Our farm site is now revised, up and running, and taking orders for 2014! Alexander and Suzanne have been hard at work on it. Feel free to take a look around the site. It would be our pleasure to add … Continue reading

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Newsletter 2014

The newsletter is here! Please take a few minutes to read over it. We would appreciate all orders on pork received by June 15th and all orders for poultry by July 1st. Thank you! 2014 newsletter (Word) JR Farm 2014 newsletter (PDF) … Continue reading

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Spring is nearly here!

Spring has nearly (finally) come. New chicks should be here in a couple weeks. Pigs will, Lord willing, appear soon as well. In the mean time, keep an eye out for our spring newsletter. ~Alexander

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