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Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas Recipe

October is the time for pumpkins. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin pie, pumpkins thrive during the month of October. We wanted to continue this theme by sharing one of our favorite recipes: pumpkin empanadas. These are perfect pastry for the month of October! ...

Brief History of Agriculture

Brief History of Agriculture

Agriculture is the foundation of any society. It is a science to comprehend how to cultivate soil, grow crops, and raise livestock. Agriculture also brings us popular fabrics such as cotton, wool, and leather. As we have evolved, so has agriculture. We’re here to...

How to Accumulate Wealth

How to Accumulate Wealth

While it’s true that Americans work hard, did you know that we work too much? Can you agree? The truth is we get jobs as early as 15 and work until the age of retirement, which is 62. That’s 47 years of working a 9-5 job! Yet, what people don’t tell us is that we can...

Tasty Eggs

Tasty Eggs

As farmers, we love eggs. There’s something different about farm fresh eggs. They’re rich, sweet, and juicy. We wanted to share our favorite ways to cook eggs and signature recipes. Are you ready to experience the love of eggs? Let’s get started!  Hard-Boiled Eggs ...

How To Be An Oregon Beekeeper

How To Be An Oregon Beekeeper

Farming Bee’s is a skill-set you can easily acquire, especially with the extra time spent at home caused by a global pandemic. If you’re brave, love honey, and need a new project, we’ve got just the one for you: becoming a beekeeper. Adding a unique skill set will not...

The amazing thing about living in the Pacific Northwest, specifically Oregon is the amount of nature accessible to us. We know COVID-19 has canceled all events and life genuinely hasn’t been the same, but you know what continues to remain amazing? Oregon hikes. We’re...

Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeño Margarita

Let’s face it, there’s nothing better than a summer cocktail to continue summer festivities. For this reason, we wanted to share our ultimate favorite summer cocktail drink so you can replicate them at home with family or friends!  Jalepeño Margarita  First and...

Oregon Snakes | Oregon Farm Brokers

Oregon Snakes | Oregon Farm Brokers

In the month of June OFB owner Steve Helms, was out showcasing a property to clients when they encountered a dilemma. In front of their eyes, a rattlesnake appeared! A rattlesnake bite contains venom, the amount of venom ranges from 1-850 mg or more; it simply depends...

The History of Candles | Oregon Farm Brokers

The History of Candles | Oregon Farm Brokers

Living in a modern world surrounded by electricity and having the capacity to change things with one touch; we often forget or maybe weren’t exposed to life before light. For years candles were the staple of people’s homes when the sunset. Today, candles are viewed as...

Overcoming Starbucks Anxiety

Overcoming Starbucks Anxiety

Over 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day. 450 million cups of coffee are consumed in the United States alone each day. If coffee is so popular, why do I feel so overwhelmed ordering my drink at Starbucks? The truth is fancy titles and names do...

Seeds that Fight Disease | Oregon Farm Brokers

In the 21st Century, we have seen a shift in how we think about health, especially with the nutrients that we put inside our bodies. In the past, we’ve discussed milk alternatives and their function. Today, we’re directing the conversation towards the seed add on’s...

Milk Alternatives

Milk Alternatives

Growing up, nothing tasted better than a glass of milk accompanied by chocolate chip cookies. Lately, there’s been a growing trend of dairy-free milk alternatives. What’s up with that? How can someone give up milk? It’s thick, sweet, and savory taste is unbeatable....

Raising Chickens 101

Raising Chickens 101

Raising Chickens 101   Farm fresh eggs are in high demand these days. Some people go as far as to buy baby chicks and start their little farm to save a few dollars at the grocery store. The reality is a majority of people are uneducated on how to care for farm...

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Oregon Farm Brokers conducts an inquiry on the Mexican Holiday Cinco de Mayo to reveal its true significance.

Re-Imagining Health

Re-Imagining Health

    Re-Imagining Health Let’s be honest, staying fit was hard even before quarantine began. When we talk about being healthy and fit, we don’t mean running on a treadmill for 2 hours until you feel like you burnt off the double-bacon cheeseburger, fries, and...

Great Spring Recipes

Great Spring Recipes

Great Spring Recipes   We love to cook all through the year! We just had all of the savory Fall and Winter recipes. Now we will share some of our Favorite Spring recipes!   Parmesan Spring Chicken One that we are really enjoying is called Parmesan Spring...

Time To Prepare for Your Spring Garden

Time To Prepare for Your Spring Garden

Time To Prepare for Your Spring Garden   Yay! Spring is getting ready to, well, spring! It has been a long cloudy Winter but we are less than a month away from Spring! It starts on March 19th this year! One of the biggest things that people look forward to in...

Do You Dig Raised Garden Beds like we do?

Do You Dig Raised Garden Beds like we do?

Do You Dig Raised Garden Beds like we do?   It's almost that time again, to start thinking about Spring! If you are ready to start sprucing up your gardening area now is the perfect time. It might not be ideal weather to be working outside yet but you won't...

Warming Winter Recipes

Warming Winter Recipes

Warming Winter Recipes   Well folks, we have made it past mid-winter and are on our way to Spring. The groundhog says we will have an early Spring this year, so let's all keep our fingers crossed on that one. In the meantime, we are all freezing cold. Many...

What Do You Want in a Home or Property?

What Do You Want in a Home or Property?

What Do You Want in a Home or Property? To Get Started Everyone that is going to be buying or living at the property should sit down and make a comprehensive list of their wants. Once everyone does a seperate list they should get together and see what they agree on....

Ways to Improve Your Property

Ways to Improve Your Property

Ways to Improve Your Property   There are many ways that you can improve you home or property. Even if you don't plan to sell for a long time or ever, it is still great to continue improving your homestead. Not only will it improve your quality of life or the...

Starting Fresh In the New Year

Starting Fresh In the New Year

Starting Fresh   New year, new you! People say this every year and unfortunately don't follow through with it. Let this year be the year that YOU do. There are some simple healthy choices that you can make to give yourself a healthier like without a huge...

Top Ten Ways To Homestead

Top Ten Ways To Homestead

Top Ten Ways to Homestead With or Without a Homestead There are many practices that people do to homestead. Some of the things might require land but not all of it! There are many homesteading practices that you can do with very little land! That is great to hear,...

Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree

Finding The Perfect Christmas Tree There are many traditions around this time of year. One of those traditions is getting a Christmas tree. There are many traditions surrounding the tree. But what is the origin of the Christmas tree? Today we will talk about how the...

Holiday Meals

Holiday Meals

Holiday Meals Our community at Oregon Farm Brokers hope that your family is having a wonderful holiday season! We hope that you are making the most out of the season. There are so many great holidays that are celebrated during this time of year! Whatever you celebrate...

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