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I’m Grateful for My Farm Life

Take a moment to think where your food comes from – the very root of where it began!

In a generation focused on the fast-paced hustle and bustle that our culture seems to thrive on, many of us forget where the food on the very plate in front of us comes from.

In honor of National Agriculture Day I would like to take a moment to thank something we all get the privilege to be a part of – farming.

You might be thinking, “Well, I live in an apartment building in the middle of a city… I’m not a part of agriculture!”

Mom. 4-H Leader. Dairy Farmer.

Volume No. 1

Welcome to our new blog series, Dairying: Through a Woman’s Eyes. This series will highlight women who are actively owning and operating dairy farms around our great state of Washington. These women play pivitol roles in day to day farming operations; shattering the old stigma of dairy farming. 

I Was Born to Have a Dairy Cow

When I think back to my first memories, one thing comes to mind – cows. While most young girls were playing with dolls or pretending to be a princess, I spent hours pretending to be a dairy farmer with my little sister.  At age 3, I began a quest to master the art of drawing… cows of course, and continually filled my parents’ days with nonstop conversation about everything cow!  

New Year’s Resolution: 3 Things to Continue in 2017

If you’ve already Googled New Year’s Resolution Ideas, this is what you probably saw: eat less, sit less, spend less, read more, play more, meditate more, pick up a new hobby. For so many, New Year’s Resolutions conjure up the overwhelming idea of a complete lifestyle overhaul. Truth be told, it’s likely that many of your current habits can simply be reinforced to get you to a healthier you.

Tom's Turkey Drive

Turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, oh my! 2016 has been a crazy year (to say the least) and most people are looking forward to some quality time with family and friends. However, as Thanksgiving fast approaches and with the hustle of the holiday season just around the corner, it is easy to forget the need that persists in our community. Thanksgiving is a time of family, good food and grateful hearts with opportunities just outside our doors to make the holidays a little brighter for our neighbors in need.

A Dairy Farm, Craft Breweries and Giant Pumpkins

Dairy farmer Leann Krainick says one of her favorite fall beers has to be a pumpkin IPA or, for a real treat, a pumpkin stout beer with ice cream.  

Leann gives her recommendation on good authority.  After all, she considers her dairy farm to be an important part of the beer community in Washington State. 

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