An Oregon dairy’s community outreach delivers more than milk. A sheep shearing class in Tennessee is definitely “Hands On”. A cookbook author encourages consumers to support farmers. Ask a Farmer explains why horses are measured in “hands”.
Take Me Out to the Dairy
It’s a dairy with milk and much more! Portland, Oregon’s Alpenrose Dairy has a baseball field, quarter midget races, even a velodrome bicycle track. It’s all part of a family commitment to community.
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Do you have a favorite sweater? Ever wonder about the wool that started the entire process of putting clothes on your back? Well, some students in central Tennessee are to the source.
Going to Market
Farmer’s markets have grown drastically in popularity. In the past fifteen years, the number of farmer’s markets has tripled. More people are looking for locally grown food these days and there are other benefits as well.
Ask a Farmer: Measuring by Hands Ever wonder how a horse’s size is measured? Horse Trainer Maggie Metzker explains how to measure a horse by hands.
Off the Shelf: Peppers Want to turn up the heat? Learn about the variety of peppers out there and which ones are right for your adventurous taste buds.