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Eat Local Farm Tour and Member Picnic

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, events, farm, Member News

We will be participating in the annual Eat Local Farm Tour organized by the local organic grocery cooperatives -- save the date: July 15th.



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.



Eat Local Farm Tour Was a Big Success

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

A quick recap of this year's farm tour for those who weren't able to make it. And a thank you to those who were!



Freedom is Great

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: farm

Here are some favorite Freedom shots...



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.



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.



Meet the Chicks

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

We're super excited to announce the locations for our 2016 Meet the Chicks event. Living in the city, it’s not every day you get to see baby chicks! There will be baby chicks at several of our pickup sites on Friday March 18th through Monday, March 21st. This is always a really popular event for parents with children.



Baby Piglets

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, farm

Baby piglets are so amazing. They are small, adorable and quick to their feet. We have 10 healthy piglets born today... I LOVE seeing new piglets.



Farming Perks for Parents

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, farm

Having kids on a farm is full of different sort of challenges our suburban upbringing didn't quite prepare us for. Overall it is great though. Here is one perk I appreciated today...



Fall Farm Update

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, member news, farm, video

What a year! Here is an update about our crazy year and our life in general. Some of my favorite photos and even a video of 2.5 year old Lauren and her 'pet' snake.



Egg Update

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: news, farm, member news

A lot of you like to take some time off in December. Chickens are no different. Read more about the vacation we are giving our birds as well as some changes to our program, specifically what we are feeding our chickens. Also: bonus cricket update!



The Allure of a Warm Garage

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: farm, old blog

Just a cute story about a chicken and a cat who both decide one day that the garage is much more interesting than the barn...



Sunrise and Moonrise

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: farm, old blog

Just a couple of pictures to show how rewarding it can be to start and end your day on a farm



Signs of Spring

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: farm, old blog

After a long, hard winter you begin to lose faith that spring will ever come. This morning, we took the time to note a few things that prove spring is just around the corner.

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