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April 11, 2017

As a special thank you to anyone who purchases a quarter beef from us (for $3.99/lb hanging weight - to order yours, click here), we will be giving you a book called Cooking Grass Fed Beef: Healthy Recipes from Nose to Tail. In this book there are instructions, techniq...

February 1, 2017

It's the dawn of 2017!

While everyone seemed to be saying, "Good riddance!" to 2016 last month, it was a great year for us at Crane Crest Farm. It wasn't all smiles and wins, but the smiles and wins won out in the end. 

Building a farm can be frustrating at times. C...

May 13, 2016

Life on the farm can get pretty hectic, especially during Spring. Last week I worked frantically on the fence in order to be fully prepared when Dick brought us the steers on Saturday. I would start with a full day of work at school, come home, change clothes, work unt...

April 8, 2016

Hey everyone! I've been thinking about the importance of local food and the role it plays in our communities' health, financial wellness, and long term security. I won't get into all of that today, but I do want to put out three things we can all do to improve and supp...

February 20, 2016

Thursday night, February 18th, Erin and I left the kids with my mom and drove down to Madison for the Madison Area Permaculture Guild's monthly meeting. The night's plan was for people to bring topographical maps or Google Earth images of their properties and split int...

January 20, 2016

Erin, Sawyer, Cora, and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend together at the Grassworks Conference 2016 in Wisconsin Dells. We were there to sit at the Weston A. Price Foundation booth and to pick up some insights and knowledge from people who are practicing and innovating gr...

January 4, 2016

It's January, and I am back teaching during each weekday. The holidays were well spent: family time in Iowa, friends visiting in Wisconsin, a Badger Holiday Bowl win, Star Wars with my brother Derek, and family time in Wisconsin. 

 

We came back from Iowa to a white...