Monthly Archives: May 2011

Father’s Day

Saturday June 18th Jim will be signing books at the Boot Barn, 5720 North Academy Boulevard in Colorado Springs, CO. If you are in the area stop by and say hi. Jim will be there noon – 3:00pm

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Raw Milk

“Raw milk has been making a comeback in recent years as consumers try to eat locally and fresh. But the FDA has been fighting back, arguing that there are big risks to drinking fresh milk and that it brings no … Continue reading

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Oklahoma: Chain Ranch

The century-old tale has been passed down through six generations of ranchers, undiluted by time. In 1893—fifteen years before Oklahoma would become a state, Oscar Chain traded $50 and a shotgun for 160 dusty acres situated between the North and … Continue reading

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Mobile Meat Processing Unit Achieves USDA Certification

Ranch Foods Direct demonstrated the mobile meat processing unit last November at Venetucci Farm south of Colorado Springs. The unit received a grant of inspection from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on May 9. It will allow livestock to be processed right … Continue reading

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Montana: The Salmond Ranch

Night after night, sixteen-year-old Libby Smith listened to the cries and screams of fellow prisoners beaten and killed by their Indian captors. Warriors dragged Libby to the gauntlet on several different occasions. This deadly sport required the prisoners to fight … Continue reading

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