July 25, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
When we go to the food store many of us scan the packaging for certain labels to let us know important information. Is the product Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, Grass-Fed and so on? But I would say the most sought after, well known, and trusted label is “USDA Organic.” You know the label I am talking about. Why do consumers trust this label so much?
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July 11, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
I know that with raw dairy products it's not so easy to know when the expiration date is. After all, many raw dairy products don't "go bad" or "spoil" in the same way processed conventional dairy products do. Especially cultured raw dairy like kefir, it will just keep on fermenting and getting stronger instead of spoiling. Also, it's not like farm fresh raw dairy products have a sell by date or an expiration date conveniently printed on them. With that said I totally understand when a customer reaches out and asks, "How long will my raw dairy products last?" Well ask no further, I am here to guide you with: The Beiler Family Farm Raw Dairy Shelf Life and Storage Guide!
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June 27, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
I asked farmer Jonas this week if he had any tips from a farmer on how to deal with stress. His advice was to “take the time to enjoy a nice soft rain.” We giggled a bit at this advice, however, I think the sentiment is important. It is all about taking time to ssslllllooooowwww ddddooowwwnn. So I thought I would share with you some stress relievers that I have found to be helpful to get me through those hard days.
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May 30, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
If you are a customer buying from local farms, I think it’s pretty safe to say that you’re likely someone who cares a lot about your food and a lot about your health. So, why not have the best of both worlds on vacation? You can have your vacay and your farm food too! And I am here to help you out...
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May 2, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
In our world full of tidy gardens, grass monoculture lawns, and orderly rows of crops we have become accustomed to using insecticides and herbicides. All that maintenance, spraying, weeding and pruning is in an attempt to maintain a human aesthetic of beauty and bounty, but those ideals are never found in nature. In nature plants grow in companionship, mixed among each other, and an indicator of a healthy ecosystem is how much insect life is active there, not the lack of.
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April 18, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Spring is here and so is spring butter! At Beiler Family Farm all the cows are back out grazing in the beautiful pastures on fresh spring grass. Right now farmer Jonas says the grass is already about 7 to 9 inches in height, and the cows are sure loving it! All that grass-fed goodness is passed along from the cows to you in the Beiler's delicious milk and dairy products. But what is spring butter, and why is it so special?
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April 4, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
At Beiler Family Farm our hens are TRULY free-range and pasture-raised. This is something you may have heard us say before and wondered, why the emphasis on TRULY? Well, there happens to be a lot of deception and mislabeling in the poultry business.
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March 6, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
The Beiler’s made this year's first batch of maple syrup this week...yum!! As spring approaches and the weather warms up, the sap in the maple trees gets flowing. And that means it's that time again for making maple syrup! You may have noticed that Beiler’s offers two different kinds of maple syrup: Grade A and Grade B. So, what’s the difference between grade A and grade B maple syrup?
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February 20, 2021 • 0 comment(s)
Cheese is the ultimate snack food, and a versatile cooking ingredient that gives whatever dish it is added to that special something that only cheese can bring. So, the topic of cheese has been on my mind lately, and in my curiosity I have come across some interesting facts about cheese. Allow me to share…
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