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Food Brings Everyone to The Table

Do you know where the food in your fridge came from? Most people could probably tell you where a jar of honey or jam in their kitchen came from or may have some fruits or veggies, they grew themselves, but most people are unaware of the thoughtful work and dedication it takes to raise animals…

Karin’s Viewpoint: Why I Support FFA

Young people have always needed some direction, at least that’s how it was when I was a kid. National FFA (formerly, Future Farmers of America) prepares our youth for leadership and technical career success through hands-on experience, education, and service events. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of our local area youth by…

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Bone Broth All You Need to Know

What is Bone Broth? Bone broth might be all the rage among nutrition and health circles right now, but it is nothing new. Bone broth is affordable, full of nutrients, and has been used by many cultures for hundreds of years. Most of the nutrients in bone broth come from animal parts that people rarely…

Where Have All the Cattle Gone?

The Carson Valley.  Lined with pastures lush with greenery and cattle, residents of this valley continually say they love and appreciate the sweeping pastoral views. Nice picture to take a gaze at, isn’t it? Some see, and claim, these sights as their own, but these same views represent the lifeblood of the ranching community. Has…

Restoring the Storke Dairy

My plan for the Storke Dairy has always been to turn it back into a working ranch and start up a meat processing facility, which I believe that this valley is in desperate need for. Mike and I have been very busy as far as cleaning up the pastures and cleaning out the slough, fixing…

Partnering Up to Bring You Local Goods

This year, many of us have started to make more conscious decisions regarding how and where we get our food. After a period of empty shelves at the grocery store and limiting trips to restaurants, some have turned to local farmers and ranchers to buy their grocery essentials. We created our monthly Ranch Boxes to…