Monthly Archives: November 2013

Presidential Turkey

We love this time of year … because it’s all about Thanksgiving, family, pumpkin pie and the centerpiece of this amazing meal, the turkey, of course! Minnesota turkey farmers raise more turkeys than any other state in the U.S. – … Continue reading

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The Source of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Where does your Thanksgiving meal come from?  No, not the grocery store (even if this is “technically correct”)!  Minnesota farmers, as well as producers across the country, are raising the animals and crops that provide millions of Americans with the … Continue reading

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Try Minnesota Wines and Cheeses for Your Holiday Meals

There are some excellent Minnesota-made wines and cheeses you should consider as you plan your holiday menus. A wine and cheese pairing can be a splendid addition to any holiday meal. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Minnesota Grown Directory features 36 … Continue reading

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Dairy Inspired Holiday Planning Begins Online

Midwest Dairy Association Pinterest Contest Encourages Sharing the Gift of Dairy Families gathering for a meal or hosting a celebration this season have a resource for recipes, entertaining and gift ideas on Pinterest. Midwest Dairy Association, which works on behalf … Continue reading

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Featured Farmer: John Burkel

Raising the Presidential flock for the National Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Meet John Burkel, a fourth generation turkey farmer from Badger, MN, who raises turkey hens (female turkeys) for Northern Pride, Inc. This turkey cooperative was formed in 1989, is located … Continue reading

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