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Make this Valentine’s Day uniquely Indiana

Show your love for that special person in your life, and for the Hoosier state, by purchasing Indiana Grown products for this year’s Valentine’s Day. Americans spent more than 19 billion last year on Valentine’s Day, that’s an average of $146 per person, and some of the most searched gifts include flowers, chocolates and wine, […]

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Food and Growers Association: 11th Annual Conference

The Food and Growers Association, based in southeastern Indiana, is hosting their annual winter conference on Saturday, February 4 at the Batesville Middle School. This year’s theme is: “Local Food: A ‘Growing’ Revolution.” The event will feature speakers and educational presentations on two tracks. The first track will include lectures relevant to farmers and producers, […]

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Welcome to our Farm!

Hi Everyone! From all of us at Beneker Family Farms, we want to say welcome to our page, and thanks for visiting! We are a family farm owned and operated since 1884. Back then, most folks still had access to fresh farm foods. We ask the question, “Why should that be any different today?” Our […]

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The Wellness Barn

Here are at The Wellness Barn we offer all natural minimally processed meats and quality wellness programs for youth and adults.  We want to enrich your life.  We want to grow as God wants us to grow, and we hope the same for you.  Below is a pricing sheet of our all natural products. Lets […]

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Straw Bale Gardening Simplified

We recently took our 1+ acre garden and laid it out using old round bales rolled out into rows. We put soil on top and planted seeds and starts when the weather became warmer. We also planted tomato starts, brassicas and lettuces. Our soil is clay with nitrogen and potassium deficiencies, so this method helped tremendously. Our beginning garden (30′ x […]

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Where Does Your Shrimp Come From?

Ever wonder where the shrimp you buy in the grocery store comes from? The simple truth is that over 90% of shrimp and seafood is imported into the United States every year. Most of this shrimp is produced 12,000 miles away in Southeast Asian countries. It is then frozen before being shipped half-way around the world to […]

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Kentucky Derby to Feature Indiana Produced Artisan Cheese

Steckler Grassfed’s Organic Bright Meadow Cheddar Cheese was featured at the 2016 Kentucky Derby. Steckler Grassfed is located in South Central Indiana near Dale. The Steckler’s produce artisan-aged raw milk and cheese using milk from their USDA certified organic herd of 100% grass-fed cows. See more of their story on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/steckler-Grassfed-123392397746374/ See […]

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New at the farm.

We are having a typical springtime on the farm. Weather is not cooperating with the to do lists. All the rain is delaying planting, but we are moving ahead as best we can. We welcomed new chicks and goslings to the farm, as well as a new flock of Welsh Harlequin ducklings.  

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