Greener Pastures Natural Farm is a natural farm located in Flora, Illinois. We strive to produce nutrient-dense food which will nourish people well.

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Animal Fat–Friend or Foe?

Let’s talk a little bit about fat. For the last 6,000 years, mankind has eaten fat–animal fat–and lots of it. And for that 6,000 years, cancer, heart disease, and diabetes were rare and, in some cultures, non-existent. Take the Eskimos for instance: Before they came into contact with civilization, they subsisted almost entirely on whale…

Persimmon Pudding (Donna’s Kitchen)

Recipe: 1 Cup Persimmon Pulp 1 Cup Milk 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Melted Butter Pinch Salt and Baking Soda 1 Egg 1 Cup Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder  

Chickweed Crepes

This recipe is from the Healthy Choices cookbook from Keepers at Home with some modifications, of course, because I can’t make any recipe without modifying it. 1 1/2 cups milk 3 eggs 1 cup whole wheat flour (I use Wheat Montana’s Prairie Gold 86, it’s chemical-free and a light wheat flour) 3/4 cups white flour…

Let’s Talk a Little about “Fair Trade”

Our family pays 3 times as much for Equal Exchange coffee as we would for Folgers or Maxwell House because it’s grown and processed without chemicals, and the farmers who grow it get enough for their coffee beans that they can feed, clothe and educate their children. Cheap food is never really cheap. We sell…