Monthly Archives: June 2013

May 2013 – Farm and Fair Photo Contest

Congratulations to Diane from Cologne, MN – our May winner! Diane won a $100 grocery card! Thank you to all who submitted and shared their photos with us! Be sure to Like and share these photos on Pinterest as well!

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Learning on the Farm

June Dairy Month is an annual celebration that began in 1937 and serves as a time to reflect on dairy foods and the industry that makes it possible.  First created as a way to help distribute extra milk when cows … Continue reading

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Grass Heads

The growing season is officially underway! Why do some plants grow really well, while others grow really slow and sometimes die? Many factors affect plant growth, but one of the most important is the soil quality. The type of soil … Continue reading

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Bacon Craze!

Bacon cookies, bacon doughnuts, bacon ice-cream, everywhere you look bacon seems to be the ingredient that everyone is adding to their favorite recipes. Some have even added bacon flavor to their hygiene products like cologne or toothpaste. Even your favorite … Continue reading

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Send us your photos for the June Contest!

Minnesota Farmers Feed Us “Farm and Fair Photo Contest!” Each month, from now through August 2013 we’ll randomly choose a name from that month’s entrants to win a $100 grocery gift card to the grocery of your choice, along with … Continue reading

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Sign the Good Egg Pledge to Fight Childhood Hunger!

Now that school is out, most kids are having fun and enjoying outdoor activities – such as playing sports, riding bikes and visiting the beach. Unfortunately, summer is also the time that one in every five U.S. children will wonder … Continue reading

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Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream

These fresh strawberries are perfectly paired with a sweet and creamy layer of cheeses. Servings: 6 Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins

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