The Hoven Blog

Capturing Carbon on Hoven Farms

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Tim Hoven of Hoven Farms was featured in the film 'luckiest places on earth', a part of the soil carbon cowboys series by Peter Byck.

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Interview with a Carnivore : "I Didn't Want to Hurt Anymore"

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Lori had the opportunity to chat with Trish about her carnivore diet and why she chooses a diet that is 100% carnivore with zero carbs.

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Open Farm Days 2019

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THANK YOU FOR COMING TO OUR FARM FOR OPEN FARM DAYS 2019! Hayride tours to see the cattle, chickens and beaver dams It had been on our minds forever How can we get to know our customers, open our doors to the public, and have an opportunity to visit & show them how we grow their food? When the province wide opportunity came up through Facebook we jumped at the chance to get on board. Alberta Open Farm Days has a goal of promoting Ag-tourism, offers a website and listed Hoven Farms along with 150 other farms around our province....

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It is Good to Eat FAT!

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It is good to eat FAT.   For years, decades maybe, we have been told by experts and people in white lab coats that eating fat is bad. Don't eat eggs. Don't eat beef. Don't eat bacon. It isn't true. You need FAT!   A FAT FACT for you - More than half of the human brain consists of fat and cholesterol, and between a third to more than half of the fat in the brain is saturated. Both saturated fat and cholesterol represent a significant portion of the myelin sheath that surrounds nerve fibers and preserves proper function of...

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How to Cook Grass Finished Beef

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Treat your taste buds to a wonderful feast and cook up some grass finished beef! You may need some pointers on how to treat your pasture-raised meat since it is different than what is offered at your local grocery store. Grass finished beef starts out just as tender as other meat, but it can become tough if you cook it the same way you would cook grain fed meat. To keep grass finished beef tender, you need to cook it more slowly. Your biggest culprit for tough grass finished beef is overcooking. This meat is made for rare to medium...

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