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February 2024 CSA Newsletter Spent my evening going through pictures on my phone to help create some more space. Deleting parts lists, pasture observation pics, way too many puppy pics and more. It also took me down memory lane. Was it just 8 months ago we moved the studio freezer to the new building? Has… Read More

Morning Musings This was yesterday’s view from my desk. A few months ago I shared my angst with John ( feeling emotional that day) of things I wanted to write, yet our office is a revolving door of family, friends, neighbors, deliverymen, customers, dogs, and sometimes, even a bird ( concussing themselves on the window… Read More

Just park it for me. Ranch kids get asked to do a ton of things, early. Fetch this, hold this animals head, find baler twine. Use to using all manner of 4 wheel drive equipment, you have to learn a new skill set when you revert back to a two wheel drive van. Cole was… Read More

“If my ranch doesn’t have the meat I want, we ain’t cooking this week.” Michael H. responding to a friend asking why they just won’t ‘go shop at the store’. Why are you here? If you are like our family; you want to eat better, feel better and invest in your health now – instead… Read More

December 2016 CSA Newsletter Welcome to the Winter Season! We are so excited about this winter, it is starting off with such promise. For your very first share of the winter season, it is being packing tomorrow and shipped out Monday afternoon via FedEx. You should get a tracking number for your box emailed to… Read More

Hi Ya’ll, I’m Maddie. I was recently asked by 8 O’ Clock Ranch if I wanted to take on the title of “Social media manager” for their business. My  Aunt was continuously getting busier with other things on the Ranch and decided that it was time to start teaching someone else what she does. My first… Read More

Passing Years It hits me harder with each passing year, or month… or, Ha! – daily. Time is precious and marches on. Do you ever get that sudden feeling of, “What on earth are you doing?”, usually preceded by that extra cookie, ten twenty minutes mindlessly scrolling though FB or just, wasting time. I don’t… Read More

 Summers are for Vacations Hope you all had a fantastic long weekend. It rained here in the St. Lawrence River Valley, but we enjoyed the opportunity to relax and do some summer planning. A friend of mine said her son was setting up a family meeting for summer plans and it got me to thinking.… Read More

Baking Day Today is a rainy day and calls for baking, lots of it. While the guys drain rain storage barrels to collect the new rain falling, I’m grinding, mixing and filling the cook stove with firewood. The first batch of granola is in and I have a few minutes while the wheat grinds into… Read More

Our Christmas Present Not a new building, not a new telehandler, but the Shepherd himself. Scratching your head? Read on… Ok, this could be a long post, but so, so good. Two and a half years ago, our processor discontinued its USDA inspection which meant some very dark days ahead. Without that magical stamp upon… Read More

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