Staples

Packed with families in mind, our Staples box will set you up with generous portions fit to feed four or more. Each box contains 5lbs of ground beef, 3lbs of chicken and 3lbs of beef or pork, all the same cut. For $75, you’re getting $100+ worth of meat and...

Close Talkers

I don’t like crowds. Let me be more specific, I don’t like to be jammed shoulder to shoulder with a bunch of people. It’s a personal space issue for me and probably a character flaw, but I will take the stairs or wait for the next one if an elevator is full. I will...

Tenure: Apathy At It’s Finest!

I have spent a lot of time contemplating the concept of tenure lately. It is a concept so foreign to me and recently I have had to face it and all it’s ugliness with my son and wife. This ridiculous notion is that after you have survived a position for a set period of...

Adam’s Recall Op-Ed

My name is Adam Parks and I own Victorian Farmstead Meat Company in Sebastopol. The recently announced Rancho Feeding Corp. beef recall has had, and will continue to have, a profound effect on my business and the business of dozens of local ranchers and meat...

Help Thy Neighbor

This plea, coming on the heels of last week’s early April Fools post, needs to be taken very seriously. I’m asking for your help on behalf of a high school class mate. Alex Porrata was a few years behind me in school. I don’t really remember her well...

Victorian Farmstead is Closing!

Man, I wish it was closer to April Fool’s Day… Everyone calm down, we are not closing down the business or the new butcher shop. Here is the story: Monday I woke up and like 9 Billion other people I checked in on Facebook. I was surprised so see a post by...