Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blackberry BBQ Sauce*

Ingredients 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon kosher salt 8 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs 1/2 recipe Blackberry BBQ Sauce Olive oil Blackberry BBQ Sauce 3 pints fresh blackberries 12 ounces dark beer 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1 onion, sliced 1Continue reading “Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blackberry BBQ Sauce*”

Naturally & Humanely Raised

Many, in the interest of their health, have chosen not to eat red meat. However, the truth is that it’s not the meat itself that is the issue. The health hazard seems to be the rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone) and carcinogenic preservatives such as sodium nitrate.

On top of that the diets that these farm animals are fed and the filthy conditions in which they are reared make red meat uniquely suspect. Humanely raised red meat is a different animal altogether.

Sustainable Farming

Farming For the Future We believe that achieving a sustainable food producing network is critical to an abundant and healthy food supply for generations to come. While many Wisconsin farms boast being part of a rich and diverse yet sustainable farm community, they make up a minority of agricultural operations in our state. Many MadisonContinue reading “Sustainable Farming”

Free of Antibiotics and Hormones

What Are They, and Why Do They Matter? In the past several years in several of these United States, legislation has been and is being considered that would limit or ban the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics in animal agriculture. The Use of Antibiotics in Animals It is estimated that of all the antibiotics used inContinue reading “Free of Antibiotics and Hormones”

A Wisconsin Farm

The farm-to-table idea is seen, by some, as something relatively new. As a social movement in our modern culture, maybe it is. However, we are just getting back to our roots. Are we not? This social movement, which promotes serving local food at restaurants and at home through direct acquisition from the producers, is beneficialContinue reading “A Wisconsin Farm”

13 Tips for Preparing Pasture-Raised Beef

Congratulations on your decision to purchase pasture-raised beef from Vindicator Brand. We hope to serve you and your family for many years to come. In doing so, we wanted to address the differences in pasture-raised beef versus other products you’ve purchased. First, pasture-raised beef is leaner and that makes it healthier for you: It alsoContinue reading “13 Tips for Preparing Pasture-Raised Beef”

How Did We First Begin to Farm?

So, according to Wikipedia, humanity apparently experienced a transition from the hunter-gatherer people we were to the farmers we are today. Okay, according to a site called History of the World as well. Alright, according to research done at the University of Sheffield’s, Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures. It’s called Neolithic Revolution and appears toContinue reading “How Did We First Begin to Farm?”

Concessions at the Games of Rome

The crowd of 80,000 plus roared as Aaron Rogers hit Randall Cobb on a crossing route that slanted deep up field. He was wide open and that catch went for 40+ yards and a touchdown – something you don’t often see against the New England Patriots. But we saw it that day and more thanContinue reading “Concessions at the Games of Rome”