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Where’s the Beef?

Do you remember that old commercial? Who was it for, Wendy’s? Two old women checking out a young male hottie and asking, ‘Where’s the beef.” They wanted a hamburger… Anyway, we picked up our half of a locally grown, grass … Continue reading

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FRESH, a movie about food

Some of us wonder what the world is coming to. I hope this is it.

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Field Day at PolyFace Farm

July 12, 2008 The Essert clan: Mark, Travis, Martina and Tina attended Field Day at Polyface Farm. We were much in need of an energy boost in our little farming enterprise and, not surprisingly, the visit to Polyface did it … Continue reading

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Angus, aka Porterhouse

We raised our first steer over the last couple of years. Normal people take about 18 months, start to finish, for a steer but we kept thinking we would find the time to process him at home. Eventually I told … Continue reading

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