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Farmer Friday: Featuring Katie Olthoff

My husband is a 3rd generation turkey farmer, but our farm officially began 6 years ago, as a result of increased demand for turkey because of Subway’s $5 Footlongs!  It was kind of a unique…

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Meat or Egg Chickens?

The age-old question is… Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It sort of depends on whether you want to eat a nice juicy chicken breast, or if you want some tasty scrambled eggs…

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Farmer Friday: Meet Sara Ross

Sara Ross is a really good friend of mine from Iowa. She is a mom of two boys, and has twins on the way! Here she is telling you all about herself and her family’s…

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Beef Cuts, It’s What’s For Dinner

It’s safe to say that on our beef farm we eat a whole lot of chicken…just kidding! We eat a lot of beef. It’s pretty much always on hand at our house. On our farm…

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Wordless Wednesday (kind of): Happy National Dairy Month!

Yep!  June is National Dairy Month, and here on the Wallpe farm, we LOVE our dairy.  I’m not just saying that because we farm; this was a dairy farm for 40 years.  Steve, his dad,…

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Faces Behind Your Food: Beefing Up with Indiana Beef!

April 9th Indiana bloggers gathered together to learn more about beef, a subject near and dear to my heart.  Indiana’s Family of Farmers hosted the event, and several of our own Real Farmwives of America were…

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Farming at Christmas

It’s that time of year. Everywhere you go the last few weeks you have heard Christmas music and you have seen festive decorations. Now, the time has finally come, Christmas is over. Time to clean…

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We are Family

Now I realize a Sister Sledge song may not be the first thing you think of when you think of farming, but when it comes down to it most of us involved in farming and…

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In the Kitchen: Where is Your Beef?

It’s that time of year again.  Time when your hamburger is almost gone, and you have eaten your last steak. The freezer is almost bare, well, except for the mink! Before you can make recipes like…

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Farmer Fridays : Keriel Dairy Farm

One of the things I love most about social media is all the different people that I get to “meet.”  While I haven’t actually met a lot of them in person, I feel like I…