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What REALLY happened to the turkeys that got eaten…

Before I tell you what really happened to the turkeys that fell victim to a predator attack a few weeks ago, I wanted to share a bit of farm turkey history for your entertainment and education. Our very first batch of … Continue reading

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Should eggs be stored on the countertop?

Should you store farm eggs on the countertop? You probably read the little article that circulated social media about how Europeans never store their eggs in the fridge. How convenient, right? More space for leftovers, potential for edible kitchen decor, … Continue reading

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Organic Egg Deception

An interesting little story came out last week about the day-to-day practices of a major brand of organic eggs. The article subtly criticized the confined quarters that offered no apparent access to outdoors, and gave readers some insight into how the … Continue reading

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Why does fat go SPLAT?

I was just chatting with someone about whether or not one could “harvest” the fat that floats to the top of broth while it’s cooking, and use it just like lard. I told her you could, but that it’s not … Continue reading

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Just for fun – Springtime Farm Babies

Just for fun, I thought I’d post some cute springtime farm pictures of babies from the farm. Because seeing baby anything makes people happy. 🙂 Everyone needs some pictures of a kitten some time or other. Meet “Scratch” the farm … Continue reading

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Are you falling asleep at the kitchen stove?

There is an interesting thing happening in our culture. Advertising. Advertising wins. If you can come up with the prettiest ad, the cleverest motto, the most touching video clip, you can sell anything. But what if you can’t… Farmers aren’t … Continue reading

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Time-Saving Kitchen Tips You Can Do Today

If you’re into real ingredients, you probably spend a lot of time cooking and have accumulated your own set of kitchen tips. When we started working through the healing process for Matt’s autoimmune disease (ulcerative colitis), we had to make … Continue reading

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Sometimes Momma Has to Run

Most of our cows don’t have real names anymore–truly, there are over 100 cows out there in the pasture, and most of them have a new baby every year, so it would be pretty tough to keep track of every … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo?

I have noticed this really interesting phenomenon that happens when people come out to the farm to pick up orders. They get out of their cars, stretch their legs (since most of them having driven a little distance to get … Continue reading

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Someone is trying to trick you.

Someone is trying to trick you. They have started using this marketing word, and it’s working. What’s the word? Local. “Local” is the new “healthy.” But my, oh, my, how the falsehoods abound. (Quick disclaimer: I don’t think “local” is … Continue reading

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