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Products on Parade - a turkey for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner – time to think about the traditional T-Day meal! At a to,e when more diners are looking for fresh, natural foods, this NON0GMO Project verified natural whole turkey from Diestel Family Turkey Ranch, Sonora, CA, is a good fit for Thanksgiving menus. 141 more words

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Women and Gender in the Nonpartisan League

Women and Gender in the Nonpartisan League

Michael J. Lansing, Augsburg College

When it comes to rural women’s history and American (and Canadian) politics, we don’t know much as much as we should. 916 more words

Equality for Animals?

In his essay, Equality for Animals?, Peter Singer wrote, “For most people in modern, urbanized societies, the principal form of contact with nonhuman animals is at meal times.” Frankly, this is one of the only accurate statements this man had to say in this essay. 385 more words


While the CSA deliveries may have ended our preparation for the colder weather hasn’t. The last of the crops have been harvested and what remained was brought into the food shelf. 700 more words

Field Meals: Family Style

We are a week or so from finishing harvest and the fatigue of the task is beginning to show — in My Farmer, in our equipment (breakdowns galore yesterday), in the kids (“When will Dad ever come home?!”), in my kitchen and my complete lack of creativity in meal planning.  210 more words

Farm & Food

Milk, Eggs and other ways science got it wrong….

I am a fan of science! Science is an integral part of advancing society, learning and quality of life for billions of people. Science holds the promise for new discoveries, less suffering and a better world. 614 more words


Fall Colors in the Hudson Valley

Fall Colors in the Hudson Valley

Traditionally, farm produce such as pumpkins, squash, hay bales and corn stalks are used to decorate houses and gardens. 297 more words

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