• How to Plan a Farm Wedding in 7 Easy Steps

    Planning a farm wedding? If so, congratulations! We know it’s exciting and overwhelming, but don’t be anxious. Weddings have lots of details but they’re all easy to manage with a little bit of planning and preparation. Below, we’ll explore how to plan the perfect farm wedding in just 7 easy steps!
    Set a budget accordingly
    First things first, before you do anything for your wedding you need to set a budget. This is extremely important because it will help you keep on track with expenses. You want to stay in tune to your finances throughout the entire planning process and ...

  • How to Name Your Farm - 5 Tips and Tricks

    Are you struggling to name your farm or ranch? If so, don’t stress out. With just a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to giving the farm a thoughtful, unique name that will suit you for years to come. 
    Naming a farm
    Before you give your farm a name, there are a few simple tips and tricks to keep in mind to help you come up with something creative, meaningful, and useful:
    Keep it short and simple
    First things first - keep your name short and simple. Giving the farm a name that is a mile long ...

  • Benefits of Shopping at Your Local Farmers Market

    Shopping at the grocery store is great. You can get virtually anything you want or need, all in one location. But are you getting the healthiest, freshest options available? Probably not. At grocery stores, you’re receiving goods that have been shipped from long distances, meaning they’re at least a week old by the time you get them home.
    At a farmers market, though, you’re getting fresh and healthy options that were hand picked by hard working people, harvested just hours before your pick them up. Want to learn more about the benefits of shopping at farmers markets? Keep reading below.

  • Why Dogs Are so Important for Running a Farm

    If you run a farm, then you are probably aware that it’s a lot of work. In fact, there is so much work to be done on a daily basis that it feels like you’ll never finish it all. If you’re overwhelmed, then you’ll be happy to know that there’s a solution to a lot of your problems - dogs. While there are certain breeds that work better than others, it still remains true that dogs are assets to farms these days. 
    Want to learn more about how dogs are so important for running a farm? If so, keep reading ...

  • How to Design the Farmhouse Kitchen of Your Dreams

    One of the biggest trends right now is the farmhouse-style kitchen and it’s very easy to see why. The perfect mix of modern and traditional, with many different variations of style, farmhouse kitchens are versatile and timeless. Are you interested in designing the farmhouse kitchen of your dreams? If so, then keep reading as we explore some of the most popular designs.
    Farmhouse kitchen designs
    There are so many different styles when it comes to farmhouse kitchens, but don’t let that deter you. One of the best parts of designing a farmhouse kitchen is the fact that you can’t go ...

  • Where to Buy Chickens for Your Farm

    If you’re looking to lessen your family’s grocery bill by harvesting your own farm-fresh eggs, or you’re wanting to supplement your farm’s income by raising chickens, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading below as we discuss where to buy chickens for your farm.
    Chicken Farming
    Chicken farming, or poultry farming, is the process of raising chickens and other poultry, such as ducks and turkeys, for their meat and/or their eggs. It has become increasingly popular in the past few years because individuals are more interested in where their food is coming from. People want to have more connection ...

  • What Does a Land Appraiser Look For?

    Thinking of buying or selling some farmland this year? If so, you’re probably going to need an appraiser to come out and look at the property in question before you do anything else. If you’re reading this article then you’re probably wondering, what does a property assessor look for when doing a land appraisal? We’ll dive into some of the details for you below.
    Property Assessment
    In order to properly price and sell land, you’re going to need a property assessment done. This means that a property assessor will come out to the property and spend some time walking around, ...

  • The 5 Most Interesting Gems Found at Farm Auctions

    Farm auctions are a great place to buy farm equipment, but you can also find other items and collectables. What else can you get? Continue reading below to discover the 5 most interesting gems you can find at a farm auction.
    Farm Equipment Auctions
    There are so many items that can be bought or sold at a farm auction. Below, we’ll explore some of those items in more detail.
    Used Farm Equipment
    The most obvious item of all, used farm equipment. Most people go to farm auctions to purchase used farm equipment and livestock equipment. Because these are the featured ...

  • Peach Pie Dip

    Ingredients
    Pie Crust Dippers
    1 Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
    1 tablespoon butter, melted
    1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
     
    Dip
    2 bags (10 oz each) frozen peaches, thawed
    2 tablespoons butter
    4 tablespoons packed brown sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
    1 container (6 oz) Yoplait® Original vanilla yogurt
     
    Steps

    Heat oven to 400°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust on parchment paper. Spread 1 tablespoon melted butter ...

  • Root Beer Float Pie

    Root Beer Float Pie
    Ingredients

    1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed, divided
    3/4 cup cold diet root beer
    1/2 cup fat-free milk
    1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
    1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
    Maraschino cherries, optional

    Directions

    Set aside and refrigerate 1/2 cup whipped topping for garnish. In a large bowl, whisk the root beer, milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Fold in half of the remaining whipped topping. Spread into graham cracker crust.

    Spread remaining whipped topping over pie. Freeze for at least 8 hours or overnight.

    Dollop reserved whipped topping ...

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