Holiday fun for the artistically challenged!

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Every year I feel like a bull in a china shop. I’ve tried baking all the cute little decorated cookies and followed Martha Stewart’s directions on package wrapping but end up with non describable edibles and more tape on me than on my gifts. I’ve come to the realization that... Read more

Thank A Cranberry Farmer

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This time of year fresh cranberries are in the stores and this is a great way  to enjoy them. They are tart, sweet and a hit with everyone I’ve shared them with. I found this recipe on 101 Cookbooks several years ago. Fun Farm Fact about cranberries…Wisconsin is the largest cranberry... Read more

Let us Stop Bullying!

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Thank A Farmer was created when I heard of farm kids being bullied in their schools. They were being made fun of by the way they dressed and what they did. Growing up in Chicago I knew kids living the city never learned the importance of farmers so Thank A... Read more

The reason and purpose of Thank A Farmer.

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Traveling across the country and living out of suitcases and hotel rooms, 6-8 months out of the year isn’t easy but there is a reason. That reason is to try and gain respect for some of the most important people in our lives…the farmer. I discovered that reason by hearing... Read more

It takes a village

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A physical version of “Are you kidding me?” is the eye roll. It’s not something I do externally but I have done it internally when talking to people about farming and the food we eat. I do it more than I like and it’s gotten to the point that I’m... Read more