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Friday Introduction: Tom and Kristi

Each Friday in March, I'm going to introduce each of the German family members. Meet Tom and Kristi German: Will celebrate 26 years of marriage this June Were both raised on farms Started Thankful Harvest in 2003 Tom: Dark roast coffee connoisseur Has been given the title of "The Cowboy" by young customers upon seeing…
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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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