CAPITOL CHATTER Shutdown over, farm bill up next
By Don Davis
President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy... Posted on 10/21/13 at 8:32 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Weekend Finds: Minnesota Maple Syrup and Hand-Rolled Butter
Who would have thought that a favorite find at a food and wine event would be maple syrup? Oh, and butter, too.
One of my first vendor stops at the 17th Annual Food and Wine Experience at Target Fiel... Posted on 3/6/11 at 12:22 AM
In today’s high-test, high-octane world of racing, it’s easy to look past a good old-fashioned tractor pull as a source of great fun and entertainment.
Tractor pulls are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday in the grandstand at the Carlton County Fair.
The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) is seeking nominations for the “2011 Organic Farmer of the Year” award which will be presented at the 22nd annual MOSES Organic Farming Conference Feb. 24-26, 2011, in LaCrosse, Wis.
Food Farm’s fresh organic vegetables, grown by John, Jane and Janaki Fisher-Merritt of Wrenshall, are already well-known around Carlton County and the Duluth area. Thanks to their “outstanding farming practices,” some 2,700 organic farmers around the world are now aware of them too.
Who knows where luck might have led if Bill and Ruth Sharratt had decided to play the lottery last weekend? That’s because their chances of winning would likely have been only slightly slimmer than having one of their beef cows deliver triplets – and that’s exactly what happened recently.
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