Monthly Archives: November, 2012

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The calendar says Nov. 20, but you wouldn’t know it by looking outside. Fortunately, the nice day is allowing us to prepare for the upcoming season of not-so-nice days. The cows mostly like the winter. They are much more comfortable than during the summer, when the heat causes them stress and diminishes their milk production. …

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November 24 is Small Business Saturday

Yes, we all know about Black Friday, the annual “holiday” where we stand in crushing lines at big box stores to get incredible deals on gifts for our loved ones. And then there’s Cyber Monday, the day everyone does holiday shopping online. But have you heard of Small Business Saturday? It’s a much more relaxed …

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NIFFP and Farm to School

This Friday Hansen’s hosted the annual Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership (NIFFP) meeting, and their Farm to School event. From 5 to 7 on Friday evening, local residents interested in the NIFFP and Farm to School could come for some good food, conversation, and information. It was a really fun evening, and everyone learned …

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