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Happy National Farmer's Day

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, member news

October 12th is National Farmer's Day. We would like to take a moment to thank all of the farmers who raise the animals for our group.



The Good Life

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article

Growing up in Eden Prairie, the idea of where meat came from was something we were never forced to think about. When we became farmers, we had to contemplate the meaning of our work and decision to be an omnivore: A true dilemma.



Sausages - Not just for the grill

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, recipes, sausages

Betsy and I love having sausages around to cook with as an ingredient. They are our quick go-to meals and we enjoy making up easy variations with the seasonal veggies we have on-hand. Here are some tips and our favorites.



Flavor is key

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter, article, books

One of my favorite food authors emailed about a video he put together recently with a world famous French chef because it made him think about TC Farm and our amazing chicken (I sent him samples years ago when we started). After watching, I knew you'd enjoy...



Back to School Special - 30 percent off

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

Eat healthily and save 30 percent on these quick and easy back to school meals -- great for the office too!



Thanks for coming out this weekend!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, farm news

A big thank you to everyone who came out this past weekend to visit us at the Co-Op Farm Tour and our amazing dinner at Tullibee!



What to Bring to the Co-op Farm Tour

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, farm tour

If you are coming to the Co-op Farm Tour and Member Potluck this Saturday you might want to know what to bring. Just bring yourself! Okay, here are a few tips for a few more things that you might want to remember.



Guide to the Co-op Farm Tour

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, farm tour

The 2017 Co-op Farm Tour has released their guide to the July 15th event. There will be over two dozen farms participating across the Twin Cities metro area (we are three of them!). This is a great chance to see local farms up close and doing their part to make sustainable, local farming with a purpose within reach for everyone.



Sharpen Your Most Important Kitchen Tool

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

The most important tool is a sharp knife. A really sharp knife. Fortunately, there is an easy and inexpensive solution.



Summer is here -- close those delivery coolers...

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, Article

Members: Please remember to fully close the delivery coolers during the summer -- even egg coolers!



FREE Sample Saturday 11a-2p at the CSA Fair - Seward Co-Op

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: events, article

Stop by and try our amazing summer sausage and ask all those questions you always wanted to know about TC Farm and how we make this CSA thing work so well. They'll be other great local veggie CSAs as well -- last chance to sign up for one of those!



Meet the Chicks

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

Spring is just around the corner which means it's time to meet some of the newest chicks coming to TC Farm. This is our 7th year doing this and it is always a lot of fun for kids and families.



Kitchen Scales Are The Best

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

If you love cooking or WANT to love cooking, you should have a kitchen scale. They make it so much easier with much less cleanup. Plus they are a great excuse to bake some cookies.



Peanut Butter Cookies and Variations

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article, GF, dessert, recipes

I really love cooking by weights, especially with peanut butter and brown sugar. I just hate trying to get that measuring cup clean! So I decided to make this simple recipe here by weight so I wouldn't have to figure it out every time.



Freezer Space and 'Uncured' Food

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

Ever wish you had more freezer space so that you could get just a little extra bacon or maybe a big pack of our maple-blueberry brats every so often? Here is the secret tip that you've been waiting for...

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