August 2011

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We welcomed two “Permie” couples from Chicago who arrived for an extended weekend late in August. Many thanks to Milton Dixon and Rebecca Epstein, and Tim Nafziger and Charletta Erb for the eight strong hands they brought to many farm projects. They made cider — both sweet and hard — …

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We participated in the Minneapolis Homegrown Experience where we met lots of friendly folks who support the local food movement. Congratulations to Sean Gosiewiski  who won the free Red Ranger pastured chicken from Crazy Rooster Farm. Sean is the executive director of the Alliance for Sustainability,  http://www.afors.org

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We welcomed Tatsu Shimizu who arrived from Japan this week to work at Crazy Rooster Farm for a month through the WWOOFer program (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) . During his stint, Tatsu will work with our intern, Jake Hartnett, to manage the livestock through intensive rotational grazing, manage …

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