Monthly Archives: August, 2012

Sept. 9 is the Farm Crawl!

Ever wondered how milk gets from the cow to your table? Come to Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy and find out for FREE during the second annual Farm Crawl, sponsored by the Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership. We’re offering trolley rides from our newly opened tour center; tours to see the cows, wallabies, and calves; …

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Blog Roundup – Back to School Edition

School has started – woo hoo!! My daughter started sixth grade last week. One of her summary thoughts about the week? “I think I’m going to be bringing cold lunch practically every day.” This is NOT a post about advantages/disadvantages of school lunch. It’s a quick post about blogs and websites with lunchtime tips. For …

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Today on the Farm: Hoof Trimming

Just like horses, cows also need their hooves trimmed to stay healthy! Dream graciously offered to let us take pictures of her hoof trimming experience. Thanks Dream! Here she is anxiously waiting for her turn. When it was Dream’s turn, she stepped into the hoof trimming chute. As she’s stepping in, she steps over a …

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Family Photo: Then and Now

Who doesn’t love looking at old family photos? Check out the Hansen family then and now. The first is from December 1995 and the second was taken just two weeks ago. The boys have always had baby faces, haven’t they? Most of them don’t look like they are in their 30s or pushing 40. But …

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Buttery Goodness [winner announced]

Thanks to everyone who left a comment on the post! Our randomly selected winner is… Angie Longhorn: “When it is super hot outside we all like to go hang out in the pool and eat ice cream. And yes we do them both at the same time!” Congrats Angie! Please email us at info@hansendairy.com and …

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Today On the Farm: Hudson Rec Pays Us a Visit!

This morning we had some special visitors out to the farm, Hudson Recreation! They had a great time making butter, enjoying ice cream, taking a ride on the trolley, and enjoying the tour Katelyn gave them. Take a look at some pictures from this morning!   Thanks for coming out kids! Written by: Christine Schick

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