Great to be doing MIG again!

It’s like getting back on a bicycle after many years, too many years. I feel so at home, farm sitting and moving a friend’s mixed herd of cows and steers twice a day, in a managed intensive grazing (MIG) system that follows the contour lines of the farm (keyline design – follow link for info and an aerial photo of another site). The idea is to regenerate the pasture and health of the soil – a little bit of extra work that will go a long way.


Yes, it is so hot and dry! So yes, they are being supplemented with hay. I don’t think my sheep (10 years ago – wow time flies) would have been so appreciative of the hot conditions and mature grass, but this herd is lovin’ it.

MIG too many years ago at Saugeen River Farm

MIG too many years ago at Saugeen River Farm, Paisley, ON


About Kaytlyn Dale

#nuffield13 scholar passionate about sacred agriculture and holding space for transforming ourselves so that we can help regenerate the land, soil, Earth and our food system. Pursuing an MA that brings spirituality and agriculture together in the conversation.
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