In a previous blog post, I introduced you to my family’s farm and talked about how in the last 150 years the original farmstead went from 173 acres to 65. My husband and I are using just a few of those acres to raise cattle on. If I could go jump in a time machine… Continue reading Back to the Future Part II
Confession: A few weeks ago I watched Back to the Future I and II for the first time. It got me thinking, I wish I could go back in time to when we first began this farming adventure a whole two and a half years ago, so I could tell you all about the interesting… Continue reading Back to the Future
Today I was a confused mom at the grocery store. I was looking for whole milk yogurt for Junior and that’s when I saw this… Then I looked to the right and saw this… It’s hard enough shopping with a small child, now add the stress of sorting through all these labels and I was ready… Continue reading Today I was a confused mom
In 1886, my ancestors Joseph and Franziska Hammer purchased 173 acres in the town of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Four generations later, the remaining acres of the original purchase is down to about 65 acres and is owned and operated by my parents who also grow corn, soybeans and wheat on additional surrounding acres. What happened… Continue reading Our story.