Farm Pollution

Farm Pollution

NOAA scientists are reporting that this summer’s dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, at the mouth of the Mississippi River, is the largest ever recorded – 8,776 square miles. That is approximately the size of the state of New Jersey.   The dead zone...
Amazon buys Whole Foods

Amazon buys Whole Foods

In the past, the Pettit Pastures blog has mostly been an update about what has been happening on the farm. Starting with this post, we have decided to change the format a bit. We will still give an abbreviated farm update, but in addition, we will be adding...
Spring Farm Update

Spring Farm Update

It has been a while since my last farm update.  I believe we were getting ready for calving season to begin. Now we are just finishing up with calving, working on spring planting, and starting our grazing season.   We had 21 calves born this year, all without...
March Farm Update

March Farm Update

Spring is officially here! With all the warm weather winter seemed rather short, but we made the most of our warm winter, staying busy weaning calves, keeping customers supplied with beef, and fencing new pasture.   Pettit Pastures made it through another weaning...
Fresh Herb Steak

Fresh Herb Steak

Fresh Herb and Olive Oil Marinated Steak     (Recipe by Chef Adam Siegal) 4 grass fed beef steaks (flank, porterhouse, ribeye, sirloin, strip, or tenderloin) 2 whole sprigs fresh thyme 1 whole sprig rosemary 1 spring fresh sage, including stems and leaves 1...
January Farm Update

January Farm Update

The start of 2017 has been very busy for us on the farm!  We are hoping that translates into 2017 being a great year for us.   If you follow the Pettit Pastures Facebook  page, then you are aware that we are now supplying The Main Street Farmer Eatery in St....

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