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Spring Farm Update

It has been a while since my last farm update.  I believe we were getting ready for calving season to begin. Now we are just finishing up with calving, working on spring planting, and starting our grazing season.   We had 21 calves born this year, all without...

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March Farm Update

Spring is officially here! With all the warm weather winter seemed rather short, but we made the most of our warm winter, staying busy weaning calves, keeping customers supplied with beef, and fencing new pasture.   Pettit Pastures made it through another weaning...

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Fresh Herb Steak

Fresh Herb and Olive Oil Marinated Steak    (Recipe by Chef Adam Siegal) 4 grass fed beef steaks (flank, porterhouse, ribeye, sirloin, strip, or tenderloin) 2 whole sprigs fresh thyme 1 whole sprig rosemary 1 spring fresh sage, including stems and leaves 1...

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January Farm Update

The start of 2017 has been very busy for us on the farm!  We are hoping that translates into 2017 being a great year for us.   If you follow the Pettit Pastures Facebook  page, then you are aware that we are now supplying The Main Street Farmer Eatery in St....

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Cooking Grass Fed Hamburger

Three basic principles for cooking Grass Fed Beef: Put away your timer and use a good meat thermometer Turn down the heat Ease up on seasonings and sauces Grass fed beef is lower in insulating fat. If the heat is too high when cooking grass fed beef, the moisture and...

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December Farm Update

2016 is almost over! Where did the time go?  We are now past the midway point of December and winter has definitely begun. Last Sunday we had a low of 27 degrees below zero on our farm. Although we did not want such cold temps, it did give us the opportunity to see...

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October Farm Update

The fall weather has been beautiful and central Minnesota is in its peak of fall colors. The wet fall has our pastures and cattle in excellent condition and ready for the oncoming winter.    Pettit Pastures has been rotationally  grazing and winter feeding...

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September Farm Update

September started out like August ended, wet! But now the rains have slowed down and the growing conditions for our pastures are great. Our pastures are in the best condition for this time of year than any year since we have owned the farm. The pastures are so lush...

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Summer Farm Update

It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end, but as we get ready to wrap up the the month of August, that is exactly what is happening. I hope everyone had a great one! I know we enjoyed ours; although, it seems like it was our busiest yet!    We...

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