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The 6 Reasons You Crave Junk Food

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article, health

Stop feeling bad about yourself and get to the heart of why you REALLY crave junk food! Lack of willpower is not anywhere on the list.



From med school to organic farmer

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, farm

From third year med school to organic farmer. MPR News has a great write-up with fantastic photos about Steven Schwann, a Minnesota farmer who was one of the first to begin practicing organic farming.



Vacation!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

There is nothing like taking a vacation. Thanks to ALL in the TC Farm community for helping to make it possible to take a break! Click the link to see more family vacation photos.



Burger Variations

Posted by Josh King | Tags: ground beef, recipes, beef, article

Here are some fun and tasty ways to dress up your burgers so they are a step above ordinary



Why 'No Antibiotics' is a big deal

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, health, news

A few weeks ago, NPR had a segment on their Science Friday show about antibiotics in our food and the issue of antibiotic resistance. Turns out there's a lot we just don't know but some of what we do know is a little scary. Find out more.



Perils of Organic Meats

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, news

A conventional farmer would argue that their GMO fed, constantly-medicated, factory-style animals are better than ones raised organically. This might seem strange to you, but there are a few ways they have valid points. Here is what you need to know.



Salmon Salad

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, salad, sous vide, fish

Something a little different. We know you aren't going to eat meat at every meal! Here's a healthy and delicious salmon salad that is so easy to prepare and tastes fantastic.



Bill Gates on Raising Chickens

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article

In his blog, gatesnotes, Bill Gates recently wrote about the benefits of raising chickens for poor people around the globe as part of the Gates Foundation -coop dreams- partnership with Heifer International. A quote from him: It’s pretty clear to me that just about anyone who’s living in extreme poverty is better off if they have chickens.



Join us for Breakfast!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, share with friends, video

Imagine the perfect breakfast Breakfast by TC Farm. • No shortcuts • No nitrates  • No synthetic hormones Food raised the right way.



Join Us for Lunch!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, share with friends, video

We try to cook everything we can from scratch. Over the years we've found and created recipes that work well with a busy lifestyle. You know, ones where the leftovers taste better for lunch the next day? We feel healthier and happier with real food at every meal. Take the first step: start cooking lunch! Join us for lunch!



Join us for Dinner!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, share with friends, video

Dinner has a sound all it's own. • No GMO Feed • No Growth Hormones  • No Antibiotics •No Compromises How does THAT sound? Dinner by TC Farm.



Slow Smoked Chicken

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, member news, handbook

I've been experimenting with slow smoked chicken wings and drumsticks and I LOVE the results. I'd like your feedback and ideas. EDIT: We now have plain salted drumsticks and wings available in many of our packages. Please read for cooking tips and provide more feedback and recipe ideas.



Smoked - Sous Vide Wings or Drumsticks

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Chicken, Recipes, Wings, Sous Vide, smoker, drumsticks

This two ingredient recipe has a few steps, but is simple if you have the right tools. Oh and it tastes amazing. Great for wings or drumsticks.



Ducklings and Chicks

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: news

Here's a quick post to just watch a cute duckling/chick video -- happy spring!

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