About us

We’re an American family with Antipodean connections running a beef farm in South-West France. Our farm is in old Gascony in a sleepy departement called le Gers. There’s no autoroute out here, let alone a TGV line. What we do have is a lot of sun and some excellent soil, made from the limestone of an ancient sea. Occasionally it snows.

The farm is run using a mix of old school methods and new ideas. Sometimes the neighbors think we’re nuts and other times they reminisce that when they were kids they used to sleep out with the herd.

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We make beef for the flavor – grass-fed and grass-finished. We raise Salers, rustic, old-school mountain cows that love our rich Gascon pastures.

Jean, the Agricultrix.

Me, covered in chopped hay.

You can mail me at bc@grasspunk.com.

11 responses to “About us

  1. Pingback: I Started Writing for Wobbly.com « brentcu·

  2. What a wonderful adventure you are on. We are building a strawbale house in Alberta and we are going for the little french farmhouse look. Not done yet. Looking forward to seeing more of your photos and projects! Cheers and good luck.

  3. Gosh, your comments make me realize how out of date my About page is!

    John, I’ve been reading your site and I’m particularly interested in your advice on old tractors.

    Kevin, if there’s anything you are interested in I’ll be happy to share what I know.

  4. Love your site. My uncle is in the process of converting our family’s dairy farm into grass fed beef (in VT). Better money for a lot less work.

    Have you written up any lessons I can share with him (and perhaps on RC.com?).

    Thanks JR

  5. John, I’ve been thinking about your question. I’m no expert, but I can come up with a list of pointers to true experts on the topic. These you can share and put on the site if it meets your quality bar. I’ll likely need a couple of days.

  6. Hello Nigel, It doesn’t sound like something I am interested in, although I could be misunderstanding things. I am at bc@grasspunk.com if you want to send email. Cheers, Brent.

  7. Man, I miss you guys, but it’s great to see how well you’re all doing.

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