A2 beef vs A2 dairy. What's the difference? One doesn't even exist in the US. LEARN MORE HERE.

Do you have to skim the scum when making yummy healthy broth?

If you’ve ever made stock or broth, you know what I mean when I talk about “scum”. It’s harmless. It’s flavorless. It’s perfectly fine to eat and probably shouldn’t be given such a derogatory name. Maybe we should call it bone foam or protein puddles or broth clouds instead. So… why skim the scum?

Why butter is the most important cookie ingredient... and quality does matter!

I’ve come to realize that a huge part of cookie success comes down to butter! The quality and handling of butter can make or break a cookie recipe, even one that’s tried and true. Butter gives flavor, tenderness, and flaky layers to baked goods. It has a little liquid, which contributes to structure and rise. And, butter can enhance or inhibit gluten development, which in turn affects the shape, spread and texture of a cookie. Here are some top cookie/butter questions answered.

Fermented raw A2/A2 milk can boost your pet's health. Here's 7 reasons why!

If you’re reading this, then you likely provide your family with the healthiest, most nutritious foods you can… and that should include the furry members of your family, too! Cats are carnivores, and dogs are omnivores. But, both are mammals. This means that, just like humans, they started their lives drinking raw milk. Ever have your pet (at least try to) lap milk up from your glass? I have! And, it seems that there’s a good reason for that innate desire.

The healthy history of eggnog plus a quick & easy recipe

Eggnog is an old fashioned drink, a very old fashioned drink. It was originally used as a health tonic, but was transformed into a fancy holiday drink a few hundred years ago. Buying eggnog from a store can be tricky due to questionable ingredients or processes. Luckily, it's quick and easy to make at home with healthy farm-direct ingredients!

Giving non-consumerist holiday gifts to save the world

Whether you buy gifts for many people or a few, gift giving can be pretty nerve-wracking.... at least it is for me! Non-consumerist (or anti-consumerist) gifts support the idea that one shouldn't be continually buying and consuming material possessions. We buy what we need, and that’s it. I break down non-consumerist gifts into two basic categories: experience and food. Here are a bunch of suggestions for each:

Give your hair some love. Here's 3 food-based DIY hair masks for dry hair.

Ever struggle with dry, brittle, damaged hair? I sure do! I love my body and use nutrient dense foods to maintain and nourish myself on the inside. Well, why not do the same for my hair? Making and using natural DIY food-based hair masks is super easy and provides deep conditioning for your hair. Here are 3 hair mask recipes that I’ve tried myself with excellent results.

8 reasons we're in love with our new meat processor

So much care and attention goes into every little detail of our farming practices. Our goal is to provide you with the most natural, most nutritious, and most delicious food. Although we have full control on the farm, once an animal goes to the processor, it’s out of our hands. We don’t want an “ok” or “good” processor. We want an “awesome” processor, one that holds the highest standards, just like we do on the farm. We had given up hope and were working with the best options available. Then… something miraculous happened...