Future Farm? – Zumbrota

Zumbrota, Minnesota. Hey that rhymes!  +1 point on the awesome meter. The Pros: Decent size: 100 acres, with only 10-15 …

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Future Farm? – Lake City

Lake City Pros: Good size at just a tick under 100 acres. Highway 63 frontage, 2 miles outside of Lake …

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Future Farm? – Pine Island

Here’s another farm we looked at during our trip. This one was outside of Pine Island, Minnesota. The Good: 137 …

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Consumer Reports – Meat on Drugs

Looks like Consumer Reports is the latest organization to throw its weight behind the antibiotic-free meat. Full story here.  In …

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Future Farm? – Rochester, MN

Well in case you hadn’t seen my Twitter feed, I’ve been in Rochester, Minnesota for the past 4 days. We …

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Scenes from Hauling Hay

It’s haying season here in the midwest.  Hay mowers, rakers and balers dot the countryside. I see plenty of trucks …

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Corporations, Universities, and the Future of Conventional Agriculture

I happened across this article the other day which details a report by the group Food & Water Watch on …

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A Delicate Situation

As I drove up to the house today, past the broiler pen, I noticed a green tarp laying up against …

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Got one!

Caught an opossum in the live trap by the broiler pen. Now if we could only get the fox that …

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Farm Walk: Martz Farm

It must be farm-walk season here in the midwest because we just went to another one last night.  This one …

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