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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.



Guide to Eat Local Farm Tour

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

The 2016 Eat Local Farm Tour has just released their guide to the July 16 event. There will be nearly three dozen farms participating across the Twin Cities metro area. 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.



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 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.



Meat is even better than socks!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article

That has to be the weirdest sentence I've ever written. But it's true. Father's Day is coming up June 19th. Who needs ANOTHER pair of socks? If you're still wondering what to get the old man to say thanks, might we suggest adding a meat package along with your regular pickup? Yum! Or if you're not yet a member, trying one of our samplers? Besides being pasture-raised, grass-fed and better for you, our meats are just about the TASTIEST you've ever had. Wouldn't the gift of grilling be even better than a tie? Find out more!



TC Farm and Slow Food MN Foraged Foods Dinner

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

We're thrilled to have our pork selected for the annual Slow Food MN forage dinner: Where the Wild Things Are. We've attended these in the past and they are a lot of fun with some AMAZING food. We'll also be speaking about our farm and philosophy at the event. Hope you can join us - May 22nd



Eat Local Farm Tour - Save the Date...

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

We will be participating in the annual Eat Local Farm Tour organized by the local cooperatives -- save the date!



About TC Farm

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, video

We had a lot of people stop by our booth at the CSA Fair this weekend. And we learned a lot about the sorts of things people want to know about our farm. We put together the answers to 5-6 of the most common questions and made this video.



Seward Co-Op 15th Annual CSA Fair

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

We'll be at the Seward Co-Op's Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair this Saturday, April 16th from 11am - 2pm. This is your chance to learn about all sorts of great local CSAs. If you (or your friends) have some questions you'd like to ask Farmer Jack, there's never been a better time!

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