Posts Tagged ‘minnesota state fair’

The Great Minnesota Get Together 2013

My favorite event of the summer is the Minnesota State Fair. I am a fair junky. I grew up attending our small county fair, taking various 4-H animals, performing in horse shows, entering baked goods and art project competitions, so I enjoy seeing all those things at the fair. I love seeing the rows of prize fruits and vegetables, visiting the goats and chickens, riding the Big Yellow Slide, people watching and of course, eating fair food. Read more ›

Winning Hams

Day at the State Fair

I grew up on a farm in the northern California community of Little Shasta, just south of the Oregon boarder.  The “big” town near us was Yreka.  Every August the city hosted the Siskyou County Fair, which was a big part of our lives.  My brother, Tad, and I were in 4H club.  Read more ›

A chronicle of my adventures growing, preserving, cooking and eating from my garden and everywhere.