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About Callens Honey Farm

We live on a small family farm located in S.W. Minnesota, near the South Dakota border. The source of our honey is from white and red clover. The honey appears as liquid gold in color. Our honey is extracted using a hand cranked centrifugal force extractor. Then the honey is screened once into a holding container from which we later fill the small honey bottles. We do not heat treat the honey nor add any other ingredients. Pure and natural is our Minnesota honey! What could taste better?

~Tomatoes, Kraut, Taters, Hogs etc.~

I can’t believe I just typed that!  With all the rain this year, we have an over- abundance of tomatoes.  The plan was to put in maybe 15 to 20 plants this spring.  Somehow, we ended up with 50 plants.  … Continue reading

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~Liquid Gold~

    We ended up extracting honey just once this year. Normally we extract at least two to four times during the summer, but didn’t manage to extract until the very end of August.  The Organic Prairie hog operation and … Continue reading

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~Recreational Cooking~

                          It’s been fun trying alternative methods of cooking and some new recipes.    I love it when everyone likes whatever is served!  Life is good, down on … Continue reading

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~21 Days Second Building Finished~

A very short update!  

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~New Building~

The new hog barn was finished on the 1oth of August!  As of this writing, it is officially filled with bred gilts and sows that started to farrow on the 17th of August.  Now that’s cutting it close!    This … Continue reading

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~Busy Life on the Farm~

I just realized that the last time I posted here was on March 1!  Talk about time flying by so quickly.  We’ve been busy keeping the farm going.  The sheep were sheared by Clayton in March.  There were 75 in all.   Then … Continue reading

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~Bull~

We have been rearranging our farm for awhile now.  Livestock come and they go as needed.  For now we no longer need a breeding bull so he was sold and headed out to South Dakota for a change of scenery.   … Continue reading

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