Zeus, our best livestock guardian dog EVER, and we have had over a dozen, passed away May 13, 2022 after 14 years of faithful companionship and superb work. Last fall he retired himself to the porch. We will miss him forever.

Ewes at War

Sometimes disputes happen in the pasture. Generally there are one or two ewes that have trouble getting along with others. Purple Tag was famous for butting others. In this case, the dispute may be over a nice lush patch of fescue. Or a comment about the size of udders. It is nice to recognize that […]

Chelsea and Alex’s Farm Wedding

On September 25, 2021, Chelsea Barbour married Alex Rickman at a splendid outdoor farm wedding. The Quaker-inspired ceremony featured a joyful outpouring of love for the couple. This pair of young farmers, owners of the CSA High Five Farm http://highfivefarmky.com, have a bright future in Kentucky agriculture. We are so proud to work with Chelsea […]

Atlanta Whole Foods Opening: April 5, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (Feb. 28, 2019) – Whole Foods Market will celebrate its 500th location with the opening of its new flagship 70,000 square-foot, multi-level Midtown Atlanta store, located at 22 14th Street NW, at 7 a.m. on Friday, April 5.Feb 28, 2019. Read More about the Whole Foods opening here:Whole Foods Market to Celebrate 500th Store Opening in …https://media.wholefoodsmarket.com/whole-foods-market-to-celebrate-500th-store-opening-in-midtown-atlanta-on-a#:~:text=ATLANTA%2C%20GA%20(Feb.,a.m.%20on%20Friday%2C%20April%205

FHF in the NEWS

http://kyfbnewsroom.com/value-added-applies-to-sheep-at-four-hills-farm/ Check out the June issue of the Kentucky Farm Bureau magazine, which profiles Jim and our farm.

The Good Life

Life on This Sheep Farm There is a place in Salvisa, Kentucky, where life is quiet but physically demanding.  It’s a beautiful farm with a creek that trails through it.  A small woods at the back of the pastures, hills and grasses, gardens and trees. Here we raise sheep.  They have a good life, moving […]

SARE/NACAA Fellows Visit Four Hills Farm

Yesterday the SARE/NACAA Fellows visited Four Hills Farm.  The Fellows are selected by Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education and the National Association of County Agricultural Agents to visit sustainable farms across the country as part of their professional development.  We are grateful to Lee Meyer and Sarah Lovett of the University of Kentucky College of […]

Life on the Sheep Farm

Join Lynn Pruett as she post what life is about on a sheep farm. You’ll find funny stories, interesting tid bits, and information about sheep, food, the farm, and Jim.

Watch for our featured recipes.

We will be featuring new, delicious ways of cooking lamb. We will have recipes created by Chef Jim Whaley, Jim Mansfield, Lynn Pruett, Dot Rankin, Ann Tahir, and many more.