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  • Why pastured pork, Jako honey is back, and more

    Posted on September 23, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Pastured pork is worth it When comparing the nutrition of commodity pork vs. pastured pork, pastured pork wins every time.  Take, for instance, the increased levels of micro-nutrients found in the fat of pigs raised on pasture.  Or the absence of harmful commodity feed additives like ractopamine, banned in 160 countries but routinely fed in American feedlots.  Hands […]

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  • Why (good) fat is healthy, sunset in the pasture, and more

    Posted on September 16, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Debunking the myth of low-fat ‘health’ Over the past several decades, the health industry has convinced Americans that the way to healthy eating is through a low-fat diet.  Recent research, reported by this NPR story and PBS article has unveiled that the low-fat campaign was funded by the sugar industry– as fat consumption decreased, sugar consumption increased. The truth is:  eating grass-fed fats is extremely […]

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  • Tailgate with conviction, ewes for sale, and more

    Posted on September 9, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Tailgate with conviction It’s fall, football, and tailgating season, and what better place to share your food convictions?  Grab some pastured chicken wings (hurry, they go fast!), sausage links, steaks or burgers and begin the conversation about good food and your farmer. Ewes for sale Katahdin and St. Croix open ewes for sale.  $200 for yearlings; $225 for older […]

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  • Fall news, pastured pork sides available, and more

    Posted on September 2, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Fall harvest update What a bountiful harvest!  The apple crop was gorgeous, which we cold-pressed into raw, chemical-free apple cider (available in the farm store).  A portion of the cider is now fermenting into raw apple cider vinegar, which will be available in three months. We also completed fall honey harvest this week, which will be […]

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  • Fall flavors, egg update, and more

    Posted on August 26, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Raw apple cider is back! We’re giddy with excitement over this fall’s apple crop, and apple cider is back in the farm store!  Our raw cider is cold pressed using a blend of chemical-free, hand-picked apples.  Find it in the dairy freezer for $5.50/half gallon. Little chickens lay little eggs We have a new batch of laying hens growing […]

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  • Nourishing sunscreen, order whole lamb, and more

    Posted on August 19, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Sunscreen to make your skin smile We’ve adapted our popular tallow-based lotion into a nourishing sunscreen, which we’re in love with!  It’s an awesome way to nourish your skin while providing shade from the sun.  (Read: why tallow is so good for your skin) Our sunscreen is made from non-nano zinc oxide, coconut oil and lavender […]

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  • Healthy dips and sauces, regulation changes, and more

    Posted on August 13, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    New:  Raw, all grass cream cheese Daniel is now making raw, all grass cream cheese that’s absolutely delicious!  It’s whipped, spreadable, and perfect on bagels or in dips and spreads.  Find it in the dairy case beside the kefir. A new twist on dips and spreads Commercial dips and spreads are generally made with a […]

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  • New products, lamb updates, and more

    Posted on August 5, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    They’re back… We’ve made a new batch of Jamaican Me Crazy cheese!  This Jako-style hot red pepper jack still packs a punch, but thanks to your feedback it has less heat and more flavor. We’ve brought back raw, all-grass butter oil!  Butter oil (also called clarified butter or ghee) is essentially butterfat with the milk solids removed.  While commercial […]

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  • School lunches, busy bees, and more

    Posted on July 29, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    New ideas for packed lunches If you’re gearing up to pack school lunches, you’re probably ready for some new ideas.  Recently I had a light-bulb moment when I discovered the art of making moist, juicy sandwich meat.  Chicken breast or ham, when brined, roasted and thin-sliced, makes the BEST sandwiches!  This has revolutionized sandwich-making at our house.  Add some spinach, raw […]

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  • Un-diluted milk, allergies and gut health, and more

    Posted on July 15, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Pushing production dilutes milk’s nutrients From EatWild.com:   The more milk a cow produces, the more diluted the vitamin content of her milk.  The goal of the commercial dairy industry is to coax the maximum amount of milk out of each cow through a high-tech combination of selective breeding, confinement housing, synthetic hormones, and a […]

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