Category: Farms

How I ended my family farm business

How I ended my family farm business

By Jim Goodman Jim Goodman is an organic dairy farmer from Wonewoc, Wis. December 21 After 40 years of dairy farming, I sold my herd of cows this summer. The herd had been in my family since 1904; I know all 45 cows by name. I couldn’t find anyone who wanted to...

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11 Fresh Herbs Every Home Cook Should Use

11 Fresh Herbs Every Home Cook Should Use

How to Use Fresh Herbs What would pesto be without basil, or salsa sans cilantro? Whether used by the pinch or by the bunch, fresh herbs pull a recipe together by infusing the dish with unparalleled aromas and flavors. For example, basil’s faint licorice flavor...

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It’s Healthier & Taste Better

It’s Healthier & Taste Better

 Why Buy Local Food? For One Thing, It May Be Better for Your HealthLocal food can be better for your health for a few reasons. To begin with, local foods often retain more nutrients. Local produce is allowed to ripen naturally, while food that travels long distances...

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Why We Should Eat More Basil

Why We Should Eat More Basil

 BRIEF OVERVIEW | BACKGROUND   One of primary ingredients in pesto sauce, salad and Italian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisine, also known as “Saint Joseph’s Wort.”   Studies have shown that Basil contains a wide range of essential oils, rich in nutrition and phenolic...

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