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HB 1140: What is it, and why is it bad?

by Catherine Carter

(This is the first post in a series that will be posted here throughout the week.)

House Bill 1140 is a bill that would change laws governing county and city zoning. 555 more words

Legislative Update

Only RR in 2016

Happy 2016!   I am really looking forward to our lambing season this year.   In 2015 we decided to keep only RR ewes and lambs.  We had a lot of really beautiful and productive QR ewes and we were proud to offer them for sale to other breeders.  321 more words

Family Farms

Making A Conscious Choice When It Comes to Chicken

Yesterday, I made the mistake of thinking that I could order a dish with chicken and get a chicken product that actually tasted (and felt) like chicken.  387 more words

That's Natural

The Landscape is Changing, but Our Farmer’s Commitment to “Doing it Right” Remains Constant

The Central Sands is one of the nation’s premier potato and vegetable production areas, ranking 3rd in potatoes, 1st in snap beans (also called green beans) and 3rd in sweet corn, and the farmers who grow these crops are a vital component of the state’s economy — generating over $6 billion in revenue and providing close to 40,000 jobs. 626 more words

Agriculture

The Shortest Days

Hard to believe you, December, season of evergreens, of oak leaves shriveled, but tenacious. I’ve been walking without a coat. Haven’t begun the seasonal mitten matching quest. 722 more words

Know your farmer

As time moves from generation to generation—from baby boomers, to Gen Xers to Millennials—it seems that less and less is known about where our food comes from and who grows it. 550 more words

Agriculture

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

Products On Parade