August 20, 2021
On this episode of The Farm Life Show, Blake and Blaine sit down in the pasture among the cattle to discuss how the cows at Seven Sons are raised. The brothers dispel some common misconceptions and myths about pasture-raised beef and its impact on the environment.
Blake also sheds some light on why plant-based protein or “fake meat” actually does the planet more harm than good.
July 10, 2021
On this episode of The Farm Life Show, Blake and Blaine discuss the joy of applying the five principles of regenerative agriculture to your home garden.
The Hitzfields also apply regenerative agriculture principles to farming at Seven Sons, and they share some of the real-world benefits they’ve seen.
The concept of regenerative agriculture dates back to the 1980s and largely revolves around practices like minimal soil disturbance and composting. More recently, farmer Gabe Brown outlined five principles of regenerative agriculture in his book Dirt to Soil: One Family’s Journey into Regenerative Agriculture.
Brown’s book has had a huge impact on Blake and Blaine and comes highly recommended. Here’s a brief outline of five principles of regenerative agriculture — as well as some real-world insights from the Hitzfield brothers.
June 11, 2021
Summer’s here! And that means we’re just completing one of each year’s biggest challenges at Seven Sons Farms. Moving over tens of thousands of pigs, cows, and chickens from their winter homes out onto 550 acres of summer pastures…
On this episode of The Farm Life Show, Blaine and Blake Hitzfield share their humane approach to putting the animals on fresh pasture and share lots of awesome footage along the way.
May 15, 2021
This week, Blaine and Blake Hitzfield are back with the second “official” episode of The Farm Life Show.
In case you missed it, Charis Hitzfield recently shared a delicious Keto Chicken Teriyaki recipe video for the Seven Sons YouTube Channel.