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  • What’s in that pork?
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on October 12, 2017 at 9:58 am

    The other evening for dinner I made my family a delicious pork loin.  The pork loin had a herb rub on it that included; pepper, rosemary, thyme, garlic, and basil. I roasted it in the over for 45 minutes and served it with brussel sprouts and […]

  • Making a Difference
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on July 31, 2017 at 11:59 am

    Have you ever wondered if what you’re doing is making a difference? Or leaving this world a better place? I know I have. Friends, I want to introduce you all to a program in our 4-H community that IS making a difference.  I was able to […]

  • A Letter to the Farm Wives Before Me
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on May 27, 2017 at 3:54 am

    I see you now.  My grandmother who was a farmers wife, and to all the other farm wives who have been doing this much longer than I have.  I see you. I remember meeting some fellow women who had married farmers and feeling intimidated by […]

  • Raised in a Barn
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on January 6, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    Have you ever heard that phrase, were you raised in a barn?  Or more commonly, were you born in a born?  Whenever I heard that it was usually coming from my mom or dad and it meant I had done some sort of common, easy chore or […]

  • A Savy Consumer’s Guide to Beef Labels
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on September 30, 2016 at 5:05 pm

      Let’s decipher a couple common labels on that beef you buy from your local supermarket.  Or say you buy your beef from a local farmer, let me help you decipher some of that lingo he may throw at you when you ask about how his […]

  • Freezer Corn
    by jennsands21@gmail.com on August 4, 2016 at 8:05 pm

      Have you been wanting to start putting fresh produce away for the winter but the thought of canning kind of overwhelms you? I am writing this blog post for you! If you want to save some of those summer flavors for the long winter months, but […]