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Thought of the Week

TRUTH Behind every single thing you eat is a farmer, growing your food for you.

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Sweet Hills Farm – Calving Begins

It’s calving time at Sweet Hills Farm and all over the west!  As you drive around the countryside, look for them scampering or napping in the pastures.  When they’re under a week old, they’re wobbly-legged, and then they grow fast, … Continue reading

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Recipes from a Farmer’s Table – COOKIES!

This month, since we are highlighting sugar, we are brining you our favorite  recipes using sugar!  Actually, it has been hard just choosing the few we’re posting here.  They’re all delicious and proven.  Enjoy! MOM’S BUTTER COOKIES from Robin’s mom, Margie … Continue reading

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The Panama Canal Project!

Have you heard?  Panama is expanding its canal!  This is good news for our farmers, and for all of us in the U.S.A. Portions of the canal are to be new, and other improvements will be the expansion of the … Continue reading

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Take Your Pulse!

No, not the heartbeat kind of pulse! The dry pea kind of pulse! A pulse is a grain legume like dry peas, lentils, garbanzo beans, and other dry beans. The term is reserved only for crops harvested for the dry … Continue reading

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Baaaa – Ram – Ewe!

Meat from farm animals such as cows, pigs, chicken, and sheep is an important part of our diet, giving us high-quality protein to keep ourselves strong and healthy.  There are many ideas surrounding commercial meat production at the moment (we’ll … Continue reading

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Wheat Grows in the Winter?

     Well, kindofnotreally grows, but winter wheats such as soft white winter and hard red winter are planted in the fall and have the chance to sprout and grow 5-6 inches before winter hits.  Winter wheats are usually planted … Continue reading

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Harvest in the Palouse!

       It’s harvest time all over the United States.  Harvest is an exciting time in every farming community.  It is the culmination of the farmer’s entire year’s work.  It is when he learns how well his or her … Continue reading

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Barley There!

      Barley. That’s what you use to make beer and whiskey, right?   Well, yes, but there’s a lot more to barley than that!  It’s the fourth largest grain crop in the world, and, along with wheat, was … Continue reading

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Gar-BAN-zo!

Our farmers, as you will soon see, produce a lot of garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas. These tasty, fat, little round beans are super versatile, and chock-full of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They may seem a little more … Continue reading

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