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The Good Life

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, article

Growing up in Eden Prairie, the idea of where meat came from was something we were never forced to think about. When we became farmers, we had to contemplate the meaning of our work and decision to be an omnivore: A true dilemma.



Now over 50 pickup locations

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: member news, newsletter

We've recently added a few more pickup locations for our monthly deliveries. TC Farm now has over 50 pickup locations across the Twin Cities metro area.



Happy Pigs in Summer

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: newsletter, video

Our pigs enjoying the long summer days.



Sausages - Not just for the grill

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter, recipes, sausages

Betsy and I love having sausages around to cook with as an ingredient. They are our quick go-to meals and we enjoy making up easy variations with the seasonal veggies we have on-hand. Here are some tips and our favorites.



Borscht

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

A members' summer/fall favorite. I love this recipe, and had to share!



Flavor is key

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: Newsletter, article, books

One of my favorite food authors emailed about a video he put together recently with a world famous French chef because it made him think about TC Farm and our amazing chicken (I sent him samples years ago when we started). After watching, I knew you'd enjoy...



Back to School Special - 30 percent off

Posted by Jack McCann | Tags: article, newsletter

Eat healthily and save 30 percent on these quick and easy back to school meals -- great for the office too!



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

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