The Hoven Blog

2022- Open Farm Days

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Thank you for supporting our family farm in 2022!  You are the reason that we are able to put food on our table.Because you have walked alongside of us this year we wanted to offer you a special invitation to Open Farm Days 2022.On Saturday, August 13th; 11 AM - 5 PM we will be opening our farm to you.  We will be hosting tours to show you how we grow our organic grass-finished beef.   **Free Access**-Walking tours (40 min) to see our beef cattle, Tabita our family milk cow, horses, ducks, specialty breed chickens, baby chicks, laying hens, bees, kittens,...

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Tamale Pie with Cheese Cornmeal Topping

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This spicy tamale pie is a classic combination of seasoned ground beef, tomatoes, and corn with a cheesy cornmeal topping.  The casserole is seasoned with onion, bell pepper, garlic, chilli powder, and ripe olives. from - https://www.thespruceeats.com/ Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef3 tablespoons olive oil1 large onion, chopped1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper2 (14.5-ounce) cans diced tomatoes1 (11 to 15-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/2 cup yellow cornmeal1 cup water1/2 cup olives, sliced Topping:1 1/2 cups milk1 teaspoon kosher salt2 tablespoons butter1/2...

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Do you know where your Beef comes from?

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Our animals eat the forages, fertilize the soils and then move on to new grass. This movement improves the life in the soil, increases the water capacity of the soil, pulls carbon out of the atmosphere which is then stored in the soil, and grows better pastures for when the animals return.

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Look what arrived at the Farm!

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Francis picked up his pigs and brought them to the farm.  These little guys are going to be our free ranging pigs.

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Weighing the Steers for Summer 2021/04/06

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Tim Hoven and the boys at Hoven Farms spend the day weighing the steers on their grass finished organic beef farm located in Alberta. 

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