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Beef Roasts - the perfect Minnesota Food

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, member news

You might not be able to tell by looking at the thermometer but autumn is JUST around the corner. Some of what we cook begins to shift. To get everyone thinking autumn, we wanted to shared why we think a roast might just be the perfect autumn and winter food.



Healthy Back To School Made Easy

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: MealPlans, Newsletter

Anyone can provide a healthy lunch for their kids​! With these few tricks and tools you'll be amazing at how simple HEALTHY lunches can be! Just a few steps to make your life simple and avoid creating all that plastic waste.



Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: dessert, Newsletter

These are the classic chocolate chip cookie, but with a simple recipe that is fast and easy to make



TC Farm Meal Plans

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: MealPlans

The fastest way to find the latest meal plan ideas or browse previous weeks to find an inspiring set of recipes, tips, and shopping lists



Recipes - Week of August 24

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: MealPlans

This is an easy cooking week as we all prepare for the start of school. In our home, Betsy's gone at band camp all week (and was gone last week as well, so we're all getting tired...) so we're going as simple as possible at home while she eats all the frozen meals we put away earlier in the month. As always, we'll spend some weekend time chopping a bunch of fresh veggies for quick-grab snacks and lunches during the week.



Barley Finished Beef

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter

After a decade of offering only 100% grass fed beef, we decided to do a little experiment... Sure pasture-raised 100% grass-fed is better than feedlot beef, but is it the best option? Check this out to see what we found.



You Are What You Eat

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter

A peek under the hood of what it takes to care for the happiest chickens in Minnesota: A little more about egg yolk color and what our hens have been eating this spring and summer -



Thanks for visiting!

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter

Thanks to everyone who came out to visit us on the farm tour this year!



New Pickup Sites

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter

When it comes to finding ways to make it more convenient to get your family trustworthy healthy food, we never sit still. Recently, we've added several new neighborhood pickup locations.



Recipes - Week of August 17th

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: MealPlans

Are you feeling like summer is almost over? So are we. This week we grill, enjoy some fresh summer veggies, and make some meals that we can do in double/triple batches to freeze for busy times ahead. As always, we'll spend some weekend time chopping a bunch of fresh veggies for quick-grab snacks and lunches during the week.



Summer Vegetable Stew

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: recipes, broth, vegetarian

This is an easy and tasty dish when vegetables are fresh and plentiful. Delicious over couscous or rice.



Kale & Chickpea Curry

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: recipes, vegetarian

This is a staple in our house; it's flavorful but not spicy, filling but not heavy, and absolutely delicious. Our version is an adaptation of Sarah Raven's wonderful recipe. Serve over rice.



Recipes - week of August 10th

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: MealPlans

Kale and Chickpea curry, Pizza of the month, Grilled steaks, herb-stuffed chicken breasts, buckwheat pancakes with smoked salmon



Pasta Carbonara with Green Beans

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: recipes, pasta, bacon, eggs

This is a very quick, easy, and satisfying meal for any time of year.



Tater Tots

Posted by Betsy McCann | Tags: recipes, VEGETARIAN

Our 7-year-old has begged to make these since discovering the in the school cafeteria ... and after making them at home she said ours are better!

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