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One of my fondest memories with my nephews and nieces was making individual pizzas with them. It was one of the times my oldest sister was visiting the farm, and she brought her 4 children with her. My brother lived on the farm with his wife and their 4 children. The first 6 children were fairly close in age as you went down the line in either family. My sister had went into town with my dad, leaving three of her four with my Mom and I at the farm. Since their cousins were at Baba and Dido’s my brother’s oldest three came over to my parents house. And the territorial squabbles soon commenced. My mom and I had decided to make pizza for supper, to feed the entire family, and I got a brain storm to engage the kids in the process, but having them take part in preparing the toppings for the pizza, rolling out their dough and decorating their pizzas as well.
As I separated the kids evenly around the table and placed cutting boards, bowls, graters and knives at their work stations my Mom turned to me and said “Do you really think we should arm them?” She had a point, given the fights that were taking place minutes before over a toy. But thankfully, the kids were more interested in what toppings they could put on their pizza than maiming each other. Continue Reading »
Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering 2 classes on using Facebook to promote your farm business. Read on for full details!
February 11th Using Facebook to Promote Your Farm Business 101, 5:30pm – 9 pm—this hands-on class is meant for beginners. The workshop will walk you through setting up a Facebook account, page and establishing a presence for your business using Facebook, this is a working session. You will need to bring your own laptop in order to participate fully. You do not need to be familiar with Facebook or social media in order to take the class. Basic computer skills a must! Light refreshments provided. Cost: $5; class size limited to 12. Register early. Call 518-483-7403 or email Bernadette firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 15th, Using Facebook to Promote Your Farm Business 201, 5:30 pm – 9 pm—this hands-on class is meant for those who are already using Facebook but would like to take it up a notch or two. This is a working session. You will need to bring your own laptop in order to participate fully. Light refreshments provided. Cost $5; class size limited to 15 so register early. 518-483-7403, email Bernadette email@example.com.
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Are you looking for ideas for those holiday meals with family and friends. The DJ on the local radio station pointed out that there are 7 days till Christmas. But if your family is anything like mine, there probably are more than just one meal with family and friends that you are planning to make this holiday season. Here are some ideas and tips from your Beef Checkoff program. To find out more click the link below and discover how you can Savor the Flavor of an Oven Roast this holiday season! And maybe start a new family tradition!