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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.



Updated: Amazing Dinner at Tullibee

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: member news, events, Newsletter

Updated: Final menu - SO EXCITED... this will be the best dinner of your 2017. Seriously, bring a friend and you'll be their hero. Tullibee in the Hewing Hotel will be showcasing our amazing Forest Hog at a dinner event being held Sunday, July 16th from 6PM-9PM. Tickets are on sale now but limited in number. Reserve yours today.



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!



Saffron Lamb or Beef Stew With Lemon and Fig

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: recipes, newsletter, beef, roasts, lamb

One of our all-time favorite meals.



Co-op Farm Tour and Member Picnic

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

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



Slow Food Minnesota Dinner - May 21st

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, events

We're thrilled to be attending the 10th annual Slow Food MN foraged foods dinner: Where the Wild Things Are. We spoke last year and will be speaking again this year. They are a lot of fun with some AMAZING food. We'll be speaking about our farm and philosophy at the event. Hope you can join us - May 21st



Liquid Soap Foaming Dispensers

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: tools, newsletter

Using a foaming soap dispenser saves soap and is easier to use. Check it out.



Dinner on the Farm

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, member news

We are hosting a Dinner on The Farm event that I am SO excited about... Hope you will join us for an amazing evening and meal. Chef Adam from Saint Dinette and Tattersall Distilling will be cooking up an amazing feast served just a half hour west of the metro. July 30th is the big day.



Green Beans a la Shawn

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: sides, recipes, newsletter

Shawn (3) said he wanted bacon and green beans, but the bacon had to be crispy, not too fatty. Here is the result. Simple, yummy and nutritious. BONUS: What is the difference between the two TC Farm bacon options at Lakewinds?



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.



Egg Cartons: My Favorite

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter

Oh how I love egg cartons. We used to have SO many, but where have they gone?



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.

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