Healthy Soil. Healthy Food. Healthy Families.
The light brown native prairie grasses were planted 5 years ago. It takes a long time for them to get established but they provide excellent wildlife habitat as well as good forage for livestock. Oh and beautiful to look at as well!
This summer after two years of planning, we were proud to be part of the group that helped to open Council Bluffs first craft brewery! My brother-in-law, Marshall Redmond is the head brewer and is assisted by his wife and my sister Dessie. They have an amazing staff and Marshall is making some amazing beers! … Continue reading Full Fledged Brewing is born!
Upon my return from USAF adventures last winter I discovered our hoop shed had collapsed due to the snow load! Thankfully none of the farm equipment was damaged, but the loss precipitated an unexpected project of building a new machine shed. We decided to build a 50′ x 100′ metal building which was installed by … Continue reading Machine Shed
It was a huge accomplishment for us this year to obtain organic certification, plant, cultivate, harvest and deliver our first organic grain. As always, it was a steep learning curve and some “lessons learned” but overall a successful year. We were pleased with the improvement in the quality of our soil and the quality of … Continue reading First Organic Corn Harvest