Nature Keepers Preserves – Special Flavor for Special Customers

Mark Ballering has always been interested in nature and the environment. When he retired from being a coffee roaster, he purchased 270 acres of woodland and row crops north of Madison.  He wanted to ...

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Her Lifelong Dream was to Farm. She’s Living It.

Johanna VanDyke is very quick to say she is living her dream, and she bubbles with enthusiasm as she talks about it. Her dream begins at 7:30 AM, rain or shine, hot or cold, as she starts her farm cho...

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Bulgarian Yogurt - Treasured for both Flavor and Health

Everyone has those foods that conjure up feelings of home. Maybe it was a favorite holiday meal, or Friday night pizza, or Grandma’s hot chocolate. For Teddy Ivanov, it’s yogurt. Not just any yogu...

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For 3 Generations, Louisville has enjoyed Fresh Produce from the Loftus Family Farm

For three generations, Loftus Farms has been providing fresh, locally grown produce for residents of Floyd County, Indiana. Beginning in July 2020, residents just across the Ohio River in Louisville, ...

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Capital Group's Local Philosophy Meets Healthy Habits

Since 1931, Capital Group, home of American Funds, has been focused on delivering results for long-term investors. Today, Capital Group manages more than $1.7 trillion in equity and fixed income asset...

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One America Brings a Farmers Market Experience to the Office

OneAmerica is one of the fastest growing mutual insurance holding companies in the industry. A key to their success is the ability to attract and retain talented people to their company. That means, ...

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Farmers can Fake Freshness, but not Flavor.

Many people make the decision to purchase local food because it's proven to be better for their communities and the environment. But, is there anything else in it for the consumer other than a good co...

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Want to Reduce Food Waste? Think Beyond the Imperfect, Ugly, & Misfit Produce.

It has been estimated that about one third of all food produced is thrown away. We are wasting food at home, in restaurants, and at the grocery store. But what most consumers have been surprised to...

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Shattering the Illusion of Egg Label Claims

Have you heard the stereotypes "helicopter parent" and "free range parent?" A helicopter parent hovers over their child every moment. On the contrary, a free range parent lets their kids roam wild, ...

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Instead of Layoffs, This Factory Put its Workers in Debt: The Untold Story of Industrial Agriculture's Injustices.

The factories are closing. Jobs are leaving our cities. People are caught in the crossfire of shifting policies, both domestic and abroad. It's a narrative that is all too familiar in America. ...

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Chicken Florentine with a side of Plastic? Maybe shipping meals isn't so great for the planet after all.

Busyness is becoming normal. Even a status symbol. And it's given rise to a new industry: The Life Optimization Industry. Thanks to busyness, the business of life optimization is booming. The...

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Who Gives a Crap about Grass-Fed Beef? ... Chickens, apparently.

For many of us the image, and maybe the only image, we have of a farm is the idyllic "story book" farm. A sweet farm complete with a classic red barn and a garden. Chickens in a coop, pigs in a ...

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Making Soil from Dirt (And, yes, there is a difference).

At Honey Creek Farm, Tim Carter is turning dirt back into soil. In 1974, Tim came home from Purdue to the family farm with the vision for America's "big ag" that was being taught in ag classrooms ever...

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