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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?

~Callens Farm Photos~

Fall has arrived here on the farm and the cool weather is reminding us that it won’t be too long before snow starts to fly! We have been canning and freezing produce from the gardens and fruit trees as they … Continue reading

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~Late Summer Farrowing~

  We started farrowing in the middle of August and won’t be finished until October 6th! The miracle of birth never gets old! You can hear the crickets as the piglets nurse on their mamma below.       Bavarian … Continue reading

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~One Farm Day~

  Here are some photos of a recent day on our small farm.  These don’t include all of the work that is involved in morning and evening chores.  This family raises some of the best pork this side of Heaven.  Organic … Continue reading

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~Hotdogs, Sausage and Jelly~

On a very hot day we made a bunch of goodies for the summer.  In the freezer now are 100#’s Beef and Pork (no MSG) Hotdogs, 75#’s Polish Sausage, 25#’s of Cotto Salami, and 100 #’s of Ham Rolls.  Also … Continue reading

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~Worming Sheep and Lambs~

Well, the sheep and lambs are all wormed as of a few days ago!  You may find it hard to believe but the wormer smelled as good as any Italian kitchen.   Over the years Silvana has developed her own wormer recipe that  works … Continue reading

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~Out With The Old~

  We finally were able to find an old dump truck to haul manure and gravel with.  The truck formally was owned by the city of Granite Falls.   Thankfully we were able to sell the old manure spreader which was not large enough to … Continue reading

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~Farrowing Pigs etc.~

We had a very good Spring farrowing so far with only one sow left to farrow.  Weaning has now started and so far so good, thanks be to God!  We’ve had the Organic Apple Cider Vinegar running into their water the entire … Continue reading

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