In The News

posted on

January 18, 2023

Article written by Deborah Rieth - Three Oaks, MI

"A cold rain accompanied me on the drive through Michigan’s sweeping Cass County farmland. As the skies began to clear near Cassopolis, a substantial farmstead came into view, complete with a huge red barn and a farmhouse under the watchful guard of old-growth trees and an old-growth dog.

The door to the house swung open and there stood Nate Robinson, sixth generation steward of this family-owned farm that has been in existence since 1870. I was warmed not only by Nate’s welcome, but by the smiles of his wife (Lou Ann) and daughter (Renee), who twirled their chairs away from their computer screens and offered me a chair in their farm office—the headquarters of Jake’s Country Meats."

Read the full article here:

More from the blog

The Great Reveal

Years ago, Farmer Renee beautifully captured the essence of mornings on the farm. Our latest blog revisits these timeless reflections, providing a heartwarming glimpse into the upcoming season. So, grab your favorite warm cuppa, secure a scenic window seat, and let her words transport you to the farm, where nature's magic unfolds with each dawn.

A Science Lesson on the Farm

Join us on the farm as we delve into the curious behaviors of turkeys and their unexpected sanctuary. Renee takes you on a journey through her farm observations, unraveling the fascinating conduct of these feathered companions and the valuable insights they bring.

Adventures in Gardening

Welcome to my gardening adventure! Each year presents its unique set of challenges - weeds, bugs, and unpredictable weather. But this year, I was prepared. We turned old hog water tanks into raised beds, leading to a garden that flourished. However, challenges persisted: aphids, powdery mildew, and more. Join me in sharing the ups and downs of this year's garden journey.