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The Big Green Smoothie

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The Big Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup chopped, de-ribbed kale (you can also use spinach or chard)
  • 1 cup frozen fruit
  • 1 cup cold water (add more if you like your smoothies less thick)
  • Optional add-ins:

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Bacon-Wrapped Brats

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Bacon-Wrapped Brats

These are absolutely delicious on their own, and when wrapped in bacon they become a flavor explosion. 6 servings.

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Russell’s Juicy Snap! Sausages

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Russell’s Juicy Snap! Sausages

Ever wonder how the restaurants and food trucks got sausages to be juicy on the inside and then...SNAP when you bite into them?  Well we have the answer for you right here.  We propose a toast to no more dry sausages!

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What You Really Pay For Food

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What You Really Pay For Food

Let’s assume the food in the grocery store is the same as the food here at Tara Firma. You pay $10 for lb of steak at the store. You pay another $800 in taxes through the farm bill…it is a subsidy you pay. These taxes pay for the following:

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5 Reasons Why You Should Only Buy Grass-Fed Beef

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5 Reasons Why You Should Only Buy Grass-Fed Beef

 As Dr. Mercola of the website Mercola.com says, "In the grand scheme of all that is wrong with modern agriculture, the unnatural transition that turned cattle (which naturally eat grass) into grain-eating ruminants is at the top of the list." 

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Helping People Understand What Real Food Is

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Helping People Understand What Real Food Is

Join us on this mission!

Every Saturday and Sunday we lead farm tours at noon. Tours are an important part of our mission to help educate the public on what REAL food is and the difference a farm like ours offers in terms of health, the environment and community. We try to reconnect people with where real food comes from while offering interesting facts and stories about the farm and our animals.

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors

In our vision of a perfect world every neighborhood would be like Diane Schwalbach's in Menlo Park. Diane recently joined Tara Firma Farms and shortly thereafter we saw a surge of members signing up from right in her neighborhood. So we called her to see what was going on.

"I have told several of my neighbors,"  she immediately confided. "We live in a very affluent area and everyone is pretty aware of healthy eating. Plus, a lot of the organizations here spread the message as well. For example, at the large tech company my husband works they spend a lot of money doing things like serving pasture-raised meats in their company cafeteria--and they aren't alone. So it’s a very present topic."

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Our Family's Turkey Brine Recipe

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Our Family's Turkey Brine Recipe

As our family gets ready for our first thanksgiving on the farm (very exciting), I’ve been daydreaming about all the infinite potentials of delicious homemade food and recipes that will be made and enjoyed across the country! I am a sucker for beautiful foodie photos and recipes. I love to eat food, be cozy, and be with friends and family. The Thanksgiving feast is the culmination of all these nourishing things and for my family Turkey is at the center of it.  

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