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How to Make Your Own Butter in 20 Minutes

by Rootstock Editor

Did you know you could make your own homemade butter in less than a half hour? This DIY butter recipe is a great activity to do with kids to help them learn where their food comes from and experience making it themselves.
Farming
Holiday Traditions on our Farms

by Rootstock Editor

Holidays usually include travel to be with family. But farmers have animals to take care of 24/7. How do Organic Valley farmers celebrate the holidays on the farm? Read a few of their stories to find out.
Food
Eat, Drink and Be Merry, for Tomorrow We Shall Diet

by Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.

The secret to avoiding January's diet mantra while remaining happy and satisfied lies in the Japanese value of "hara hachi bu." The country's unique dietary guidelines reflect a food culture that is a lovely reminder for our own holiday season.
Science
Exciting Research Breeds Seeds for Microclimates

by Michael Sligh and Kelli Dale of RAFI-USA

Through a grant provided by the Farmers Advocating For Organic (FAFO) program, Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) is working with Major Goodman to develop organic seeds well suited for sustainable farming in the Southeast.
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