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How To: Brine a Turkey

How To: Brine a Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving week Little Red Farm Friends! It is always so fun to see you at our annual Chicken & Turkey pick up during Friends & Family Night!  We started the weekend out with 90 chickens and 34 Turkeys and ended it with our 2 turkeys and 12 chickens for our family. Fresh, just processed poultry needs to rest for a minimum amount of time due to the natural changes that take place after death. Immediately after butchering rigor mortis sets in and as the meat chills it will stiffen. If you freeze or cook the bird then, it will...

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How to Quarter a Whole Chicken

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One Year Anniversary!

One Year Anniversary!

It's hard to believe, one year ago on April 7th, 2019, I posted this photo above captioned with:  "Here’s to new beginnings...This farm store was not on the radar when we moved out here...but God. He has this vision for the farm and we are simply following His plan. He has consistently showed up, even when it’s overwhelming, and tiring. We can’t wait to see the families He blesses through this farm and the community that grows around it. Letting God show up big is faith stretching, but so amazing to watch. So here’s to the show, we can’t wait...

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February Farm Update: A New Milking System In Progress

2020 farm update

Two weeks ago, Kyle made the trip to Minnesota to bring home a new to us milking system that will cut our time doing chores in half! God blessed us with a larger system than we had originally anticipated and believe it's part of his plan. Currently we're milking 5 cows individually and with our new system, we'll be able to milk 4 cows at once. You will see in the pictures below, we've created a new milking room for this system as well as running a trench for water lines and drain pipes. In this milking room, will be the...

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New Partnership: Bright Hope Farms

New Partnership: Bright Hope Farms

  We are partnering with Bright Hope Farms to be a pick up location for Salad Subscriptions this season!! Pick up will be available Saturdays from 10am-noon May 23rd thru Oct 3rd. What is a salad subscription? It is a weekly pick up of vegetables based around their salad mix. Each pick up comes with 5-7 items and a recipe suggestion! They offer pick up for 20 weeks starting May 18th. Feel free to contact them with any questions! We are selling their homemade garlic salt made from their gourmet garlic! It is absolutely delicious and a wonderful addition to your meal. It is great on meat, veggies,...

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