A couple of quick photos of Iowa farm country life before I dash off for a day of city activities in Chicago.
Yesterday I visited Cinnamon Ridge Farm where the family runs an unstaffed honor system store. Pick up your farm fresh groceries and leave payment in the slot.
Would this work in your town?
The Country Cupboard
We only spent a few minutes together, but I think we bonded in that short space of time.
This pet goat was a friendly playful character.
The realization that hit me was even though I worked in Sacramento, California four years as a quality control laboratory tester in a large scale industrial creamery for processing milk into dairy products in the 1980s, I visited a dairy farm for the first time ever yesterday in Iowa.
Diggin’ it on Dig In! Iowa Ag Tour.
It is a grounding experience for a suburban lifestyle person to see how the food that fills the shelves in grocery stores is produced.