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Farm History

[caption id="attachment_2881" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Taken before a field day on our farm.[/caption] The first generation: In 1937, Hans and Marion Knudsen purchased 160 acres of farmland in northwest Iowa. Their house still stands. The second generation: Bev Knudsen Meyer, Tom's mom, is retired and lives on the farm, 1/2 mile down the gravel road from…
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Why Organic Free Range Chickens & Eggs?

[caption id="attachment_2780" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Chickens scratching at the end of a garden row.[/caption] Why Organic Free Range Chickens? Chickens naturally eat grass, insects, and plant seeds. But most farmers feed their chickens commercial chicken feed made up of mostly corn and soy. Additionally, most chickens are confined in commercial hen houses rather than allowing them…
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Taco Salad Recipe

Taco salads are one of those versatile meals. Is it lunch? It it dinner? Is it supper? Yes, it's all of the above. Taco Salad Ingredients: 1 lb Thankful Harvest ground beef 2-3 TBSP taco seasoning (use your favorite or see my recipe at the bottom) Romaine lettuce Toppings: avocado, black olives, red onion, sweet…
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Welcome!

Welcome to the Thankful Harvest blog! Here you'll find: real life stories farm photos Thankful Harvest product information and delicious recipes from our family to yours! I'm Grace German, Tom and Kristi's youngest child. If you see a photo on our Instagram, read a Facebook delivery notice, or try out a recipe from our blog,…
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