CGND | Our Pasture View – November 2021

Besides the cooler nights, the dropping of leaves and the joyful disappearance of flies and boxelder bugs, our cows and calves are home again – a sure sign fall is here and winter is...

CGND | Our Pasture View – October 2021

Scrambled, over easy, sunny side up, poached, boiled. In a sandwich, on top of a burger, key to baked goods. You must have guessed by now: an egg. Most of us have grown up consuming...

CGND | Our Pasture View – September 2021

Everyone enjoys seeing newborn calves. The downy hair spread across a tiny body with two bright, curious eyes surrounded by luscious eye lashes. The wobbly knees trying to stand for the first time. Those...

CGND | Our Pasture View – August 2021

In our fast-paced world, efficiency is highly sought after. How efficient can we be at running the errands on Saturday, cleaning the house before company arrives, sticking to our monthly budget? Can I make...

CGND | Our Pasture View | July 2021

This past Saturday was a work day. Every day involves some variety of work on the farm, whether that be shoveling manure out of the barn or cutting a field of alfalfa. But, this...

CGND | Our Pasture View | May 2021

Imagine being the sole owner and operator of a business which has preceded you for over 100 years. The prior owners are linked to you not by a paper trail but rather a blood...

CGND | Our Pasture View | April 2021

We have been occupied with spring planning around here. While spring cleaning of our home and many outbuildings would be a most-welcomed venture, I will be honest in admitting the deep satisfaction that only...

CGND | Our Pasture View | February 2021

The car thermometer read -19 degrees on our way home from a Super Bowl Sunday gathering. Weather this cold conjures up novelties like reading a book in front of a roaring fireplace...

CGND | Our Pasture View | January 2021

Your New Year’s resolution is to be healthy: eat a little better, move a little more, focus on mental health. So, when you wake up Jan. 1, you reluctantly put down...

Our Pasture View | Meet Maria Bichler

Where’s your pasture? We all have one. Not your patch of grass in the backyard or your view from the balcony. But, the place you find nourishment, where you discover contentment. What fuels your...