I have partnered with Duane and Kimberly Thiessen of Living Sky Farms out of Weiser to market Grass-FINISHED Beef products in the future. My life has gotten busier with helping other producers around the USA produce clean, mineral-rich farm products. I needed to have a more “hands-off” approach to marketing Beef. Subsequently we have made […]
It seems that almost everywhere we look these days our food is laced with Roundup and other chemicals. If they won’t clean up their act, then we need to go ORGANIC to ensure our families’ health. Jeffrey Smith has just come out with a compelling film that encourages us to do just that. You only […]
I went over to Marsing to look at grass fats belonging to myself and McIntyre Pastures that are grazing a cover crop. So much better for the cattle (and the environment) when they are direct grazing standing forage. I am pleased, however it is about time to move for the day…
1. Wealth without work 2. Pleasure without conscience 3. Knowledge without character 4. Commerce without morality 5. Science without humanity 6. Worship without sacrifice 7. Politics without principle —Mahatma Gandhi To his grandfather’s list of seven blunders Arun later added an eighth: Rights without responsibilities. “… BALANCE, which was Gandhi’s central point. He wasn’t calling for work without wealth or humanity […]
Mark your calendars for our 4th Annual Symposium. December 3rd in the new JUMP facility, right off the connector in Boise. Blaine Hitzfield, of Seven Sons Family Farm in Roanoke Indiana, is our keynote speaker. For more information on the event, go here.
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“Recess teacher, Recess” I don’t know where that little phrase originated, but it sticks in my mind today. 52 years after Mrs. Farmer told us of the value of exercise for keeping our minds focused in the classroom “science” has now confirmed it. a 2010 study1 on primates revealed that regular exercise helped the monkeys […]
A few people walk up to my booth at the farmers market and ask, “What is the difference between Grass-Fed Beef and Grass-Finished Beef. My answer is always that they can be exactly the same thing or they can be vastly different. Virtually all beef animals start out on grass (the offspring of dairy animals […]
UPDATE Now we find out that Monsanto and GMA cheated even more than we knew!!! According to Attorney General Ferguson’s motion from Washington state… “GMA’s conduct was so egregious that it ranks amongst the worst in state history. GMA worked to ‘shield’ the actions of major food companies from the very public entitled to know […]
I could only hope to live up to Andy’s Standards… Written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words. I’ve learned…. That the best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person. I’ve learned…. That when you’re in love, […]