Food

Recycling Options in Walker County Alabama

So often it’s easy on the internet to think beyond our home area. Add to that, the idea that livestock or things from somewhere else are more valued. There are those who sell rabbits, cattle, horses all over the US but don’t sell many close to home. It makes community programs difficult, and yet we […]

Convenient and Inconvenient Truth

Recently a dairy myth came up on an online forum along with the predictable cut and paste (and wrong) arguments of why Americans shouldn’t use dairy. You see, America is so unhealthy because we eat dairy products, and if we just do without dairy we’d be healthier. Go vegan. Go vegetarian. Go grass fed. Yes […]

Label EVERYTHING! Really?

Sometimes I read comment sections and wonder just how much people REALLY want, and if they realize what that takes. A great example came forth recently with a question asked on Eat Local Grown, a Facebook page. Regular readers already know how I feel about BS labels. And food choices. And transparency. So it was […]

SlowMoneyFarm Farm Share Changes

From the beginning of the idea, the farm share program was designed not only as a means of raising funds for operation but helping folks get a good deal on food and us a direct market for what we produce. The price point has proven to be problematic for many, and the demand has been […]

Unseen Abundance – Ag in the Bible

So often it seems God is seen as a vending machine. Put prayer in get blessing out. Perhaps it’s also too easy to miss the abundance around us because it’s not what we need. Does it mean that we overlook blessings? I hope not! A few days ago I got a call from ‘the bread […]

10 Facts About Rice

Many people eat rice but give little thought how it got to their pantry. Rice is often seen as a cheap ingredient that is brown or white and is a mainstay of some ethnic dishes. This not only sells rice short but means that you are missing much when it comes to making the most […]

What is Waxy Corn?

We raise both dent and waxy corn on our farm.  Whenever I mention waxy someone inevitably asks me, “What is waxy corn?”  Even other corn growers tend to ask because it is not a large part of the overall corn market.  Here in Indiana there are several markets for waxy corn. What makes it waxy? […]

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