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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...



Saffron Lobster - Sous Vide

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, sous vide, fish, VEGETARIAN, article, recipes

This is so good... just wish we could offer pasture raised TC Farm lobster...



Is this Good for My Dog?

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article

Jenny from herepup.com shared an infographic with us we'd love to share with you.



What you should know about veggie CSAs

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

Vegetable CSAs are a great way to supplement your TC Farm membership with sustainable produce you can trust. Here are some things you should know about why a veggie CSA is right for you. Every year we have members who are disappointed that their veggie CSA sold out. Now is the time to register if you haven't. The season is about to start.



Organic Farming CAN Feed the World

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

Admit it. You've caught yourself thinking: 'Sure, organic farms are nice but they don't scale. We can't feed the whole world this way.' A new performance trial from the U of M pitted organic corn head-to-head with conventional. Guess which came out way ahead?



109 Year-Old Woman Credits Bacon As Key to Long Life

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article

A woman from Illinois gave some tips for how to live a long life. One of her delicious secrets? Bacon. Really.



Our Cows Don't Eat Skittles

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article

It should probably go without saying but we'll say it: Our cows don't eat skittles.



Egg only Subscriptions Available for a Limited Time

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

We're super excited! Turns out we have enough eggs available that we can offer egg-only subscriptions.



I sure wish I could customize more...

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

Over the years we've worked hard to find a middle ground between helping members get the best value while still getting exactly what their family wants.



When it Gets Cold on the Farm

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

A lot people wonder what life is like on the farm when it gets cold. Here's a little peek.



We're Giving Our Hens a Little Vacation

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article

Every December, we like to give our hens a little vacation. This is the time of year when they are molting. This means far fewer eggs but there's a reason for it! Learn more.



Thanksgiving Feast

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Recipes, article

Heritage turkeys make all the difference, but here are some tips to a fantastic meal.

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