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5 Reasons to Choose Farmers Markets

5 Reasons to Choose Farmers Markets

  What are the benefits of shopping at your local farmers market? Here are 5 major reasons why you should choose farmers markets when shopping for your dinner supplies! #1. Fresher, Healthier Produce More and more farmers markets started popping up in the last decade...

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What Really Made Me A Farmer

What Really Made Me A Farmer

Do you ever look back at your life's course of events and identify which decisions were the BIG ones? And I don't just mean where you went to college, who you married, or how many kids you have... Sometimes there's a decision, seemingly minimal, if the flow of things...

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Roast it, Dry it, smoke it, pickle it, Oh Can it!

Roast it, Dry it, smoke it, pickle it, Oh Can it!

Peppers. The unpredictable pepper plant. Patience is needed. Simply put, they can be the wallflower of the garden. Slow to germinate, scared of the cold, we start our pepper seeds in February in the germination chamber, move them to heat mats in the heated greenhouse...

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Need Some help with Family Dinner?

Need Some help with Family Dinner?

I love family dinner. Don't you? You know how it feels right?  Having dinner with your smiling, polite kids,  eating their vegetables, cleaning their plates and telling you what an amazing cook you are?  Me neither, lol. But I know how it feels to sit down with my...

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My Dad Eats Raw Potatoes

My Dad Eats Raw Potatoes

Today I'm going to share with you a very personal side of the farm.  The story of this farm is a zig zag; turns where you least expect it and big wins where the naysayers said it couldn't be done.  My Dad is probably my biggest fan and has been beside me all the way. ...

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Chili Peppers For Breakfast?

Chili Peppers For Breakfast?

Do you like it hot? I do! I like hot weather & hot, spicy food. Now, don't let me mislead you. My tolerance had to be built and compared to many friends, my tolerance isn't impressive. At 19, I'm not gonna lie, I was a wimp for hot stuff.  I could hardly eat the...

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