How in the world can chicken breasts cost $20 per pound!? Find out here.
September 13, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
A customer reached out to me this week. She referred a friend who, in turn, checked out the website. The friend’s response was “Yikes!” That’s right, yikes. And that yikes was specifically directed at the price of our chicken breasts. She couldn’t understand how it could cost $20 per pound when Trader Joe’s is selling free range chicken breasts for $5.99 per pound.
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September 6, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
I’m not sure if you know how much of an impact you have over food production in the US.
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August 30, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
In today’s world of misleading food labels, targeted marketing, stock photography, and conflicting views about what’s actually healthy, how can you tell if a farmer is really living up to what they boast?
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August 23, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
It’s that time of year - back to school! And, for me, that means thinking about being prepared. One of the most important things you can prepare for yourself and your family is lunch. Here are some ideas for easy, healthy lunches and how to pack them.
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August 16, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
Soy is a standard ingredient in conventional chicken feed - even for organic chickens. The reason farmers feed soy to chickens is because it’s cheap. In fact, it’s basically the cheapest form of protein you can feed an animal. However, if you put chickens in a field of soy, they wouldn’t touch the plants. It’s just not something that would be in their natural diet.
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August 9, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
It can be tricky getting used to ordering food online… and particularly from a small farm. Whether you’re interested in ordering or have already placed an order, understanding the order/delivery schedule is key. Here are answers to some common questions to help you navigate our farm’s schedule.
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August 3, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
When the farmer has extra milk, he makes butter. And, who doesn’t love some real butter? Mmmmm. Butter spread on sourdough bread. Butter melted over veggies. Steak with a flavored butter compote. Buttery cookies and pie crust. Butter in your coffee. I mean, it’s all amazingly delicious. If you’ve shopped on our store, you may have been overwhelmed by the variety of butter options. You may have wondered - what’s the difference between regular, cultured, fresh, and spring butter? Let’s explore this a bit.
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July 26, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
Cooking the perfect steak is like winning a trophy. When you get it right, you are certainly celebrated. The general consensus is that you should dry cook a steak, that internal temperature matters for how you like it “done”, and that it should be well seared. But, there’s one big issue that folks simply can’t agree on. When should you salt your steak? That is the question.
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July 19, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
There is a wide selection of “fake meat” in our stores. So... what's "fake meat"? What is "real meat"? How can I get "real meat"? How can I save on "real meat"?
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July 12, 2019 • 0 comment(s)
As you may already know, the farmer’s milk was found to be contaminated with RB51 in January 2019. Although the issue has been resolved, the farmer knows that there is still confusion around this issue. He lost a good amount of customers and still gets questions about RB51 every so often. So, the goal of this week’s news is to go back in time. Let’s review what happened and answer some questions that may still be outstanding.
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