Monthly Archives: October 2012

Thanks Oink Outings booth visitors!

Thanks to questions relating to pigs and pork, consumers who shop at metro-area farmer’s markets and take part in community festivals helped generate a 5,000-pound ground pork donation to Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization. The … Continue reading

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Cool Weather Crafting Can Make for Hot Hogs

As the days get cooler and you find yourself inside more, try your hand at two clever craft ideas – a pig cozy for your iPod and an origami piglet.

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One of America’s Oldest Farms – Right in Your Backyard!

Discover the amazing stories of century farms across the nation as you meet farmers and ranchers on We are excited to share new videos and written profiles of farmers and ranchers who bring to life the joys and challenges … Continue reading

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A Harvest, Then a Journey

Each fall, Minnesota farmers race the elements and the calendar to gather a harvest that will feed the people of this nation and numerous others around the world. While every growing season presents unique challenges and conditions, few have ever … Continue reading

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Healthy, Happy Trick or Treating Fun

As October winds down many kids look forward to choosing a costume and heading out for an annual night of trick or treating. As you think about whether to participate and what to hand out, you may want to go … Continue reading

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Southwestern Green Chile Pork Roast

Southwestern Green Chile Pork Roast, featuring pork shoulder roast – starts fast with an easy 15 minutes of preparation. Then, it’s ‘set it and forget it’ for six to eight hours using a slow cooker. Get it started early in … Continue reading

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