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803, 2018

March 2018 Newsletter

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Cold night to be born for this little girlie! Nothing more beautiful to see than a brand new baby calf nursing and bonding with her mother. #grassfed #organic #beef #cattle #winter #babycalf As you can see, Sam’s hoop house was a casualty of the unusually heavy snow load. https://youtu.be/mtbO4aI8dLQ Some thoughts on "Pigliness" One [...]

611, 2017

CSA 2017: End of Season Letter from Mark

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  CSA 2017: End of Season Dear CSA members, It is with a mixture of sadness and joy that we have finally come to the end of the second year of our vegetable CSA. Sadness because we will miss the beautiful summer days spent outdoors in the garden, and joy because we are moving on [...]

405, 2017

Newsletter – May 2017

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Zettel Family Farms Chepstow, Ontario Ted: 519-881-8773 info@zettelfamilyfarms.ca May Newsletter Spring has sprung, and by looking around the farm you'd never know it was winter. Animals and plants are everywhere! Read on! Scroll to the bottom for NEW PRODUCTS and our spring pork sale! On the Grass Of all the pleasures of life on a [...]

1103, 2017

“Natural”… What does it mean?

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“Natural”?  What does it mean? The short answer is; Not much!  If you see this descriptor on a food label, be cautious and ask questions before purchasing.  As pioneers in the organic food movement, we fought long and hard to achieve a federal regulation which defines the word “organic” and requires that those who use [...]

1602, 2017

Newsletter – February 2017

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Winter is on the run! Hello to all our brave friends who have survived the ups and downs, snowstorms and thaws of this year’s wild Ontario winter.  In Bruce County where are farm is located, we get lots of “lake effect snow”, forming over Lake Huron and dumping on us 20 miles inland, driven by [...]

3112, 2016

Happy New Year!

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As the year draws to a close, all of us here at Zettel Family Farms are thinking about our incredible blessings. While much of the world is in turmoil, we tend to our affairs in peace and security. Many around us lack food, or good homes or are plagued by loneliness. We have an abundance [...]

3112, 2016

Happy New Year!

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As the year draws to a close, all of us here at Zettel Family Farms are thinking about our incredible blessings. While much of the world is in turmoil, we tend to our affairs in peace and security. Many around us lack food, or good homes or are plagued by loneliness. We have an abundance [...]

3112, 2016

Happy New Year!

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: News|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

As the year draws to a close, all of us here at Zettel Family Farms are thinking about our incredible blessings. While much of the world is in turmoil, we tend to our affairs in peace and security. Many around us lack food, or good homes or are plagued by loneliness. We have an abundance [...]

2211, 2016

November 2016 Newsletter

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Preparing for The Big Freeze As a livestock farmer, I am always amused that people worry and stress over the coming of winter, when for most of them it requires very little preparation and only minor changes to their daily routine. Most of us live in houses that are frost-proof, have vehicles that start in [...]

2709, 2016

Newsletter – Fall 2016

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newsletter – Fall 2016

Fall?  Already?   The first year of production from Zettel Family Farms is drawing to a close.  The days are getting shorter, the nights colder and weeks until winter freeze up fewer and fewer. “Swiftly fly the years…” We hope that all of you who are reading this will watch the new video that [...]

2306, 2016

News Update – June 22, 2016

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 Greetings from the busy family farm! 1) Farm Tour and Barbecue - Sunday, July 10  Click HERE to Register Now!The Farm tour is on for July 10, and when we’re not busy cutting and baling hay to feed the cattle next winter, or looking after the pigs, chickens, goats, horses, cows and calves who are [...]

1105, 2016

Spring 2016 Newsletter

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Happy Spring! Zettel Family Farms Newsletter – Spring 2016 Welcome all of you to the first official newsletter from “Zettel Family Farms”.   For those of you who don’t have time to read this whole letter, we alert you to two important items; you can scroll down to get the details on either item. 1. [...]