You guys, the past three months have been a whirlwind and I feel like we only moved a few weeks ago, a least my house still halfway looks like it. Why does it take so long to get settled!? Last July the hubs and I moved from our farmhouse rental and into a new "das Schmitt haus" in our little town of Nora Springs. I know what your thinking, how can someone just give up living in the country!? And give up those breathtaking sunsets, fields of green, and daily peace and quiet on your ... read more
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Hello there! I am Alicia Schmitt, an Iowa farm mom, aspiring traveler, chef of the Schmitt farm, and lover of all things pork! My husband and I live in north central Iowa where we raise pigs in modern pig barns. I grew up on a cattle farm, so raising pigs is a new adventure for me. I married into a family that has a farrow to finish hog operation, I am enjoying every moment of my new adventure and I hope you do too! The Pork Diaries is a food blog with bits and pieces of our life on the farm sprinkled in. Follow me on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for a glimpse into our crazy life, and of course more pork