New Blogger

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ABOUT ME Hello from Cream of the West.  Please allow me to introduce myself.  I’m Susan, and a couple times a week I hope to keep you posted concerning everything community, everything whole grain, and everything Cream of the West! My husband, Steve, and I are partners in Cream of the West, and I spend quite a little time there …

Cream of the West Gives Back

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This year Cream of the West decided to give something of their own to a number of good causes, and supporters. To kick off 2009 Alicia Moe with Cream of the West donated products to the 29th annual Young Ag Couples Conference (YACC), held in Helena on January 14-17. The products were part of a ‘Made in Montana’ gift basket that …

Cream of the West, A Branded Product

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Branding is a common practice that indicates ownership. Using brands as marks of identification has occurred at some point in all countries and civilizations. Ranchers have been branding their livestock for hundreds of years making them easier to separate at round-up time. Brands consist of letters, numbers, characters and symbols. Brands are not just used for animals, however; they are …

You Know You’re in Harlo If..

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One of the joys of living in a small town is that everyone knows your business. Growing up in a rural community leaves the cashier at the grocery store asking about your family, the librarian telling you to have your mom call her, and the bus driver personally returning the sweatshirt you left on the bus. If you’re bad about keeping …

Summer Intern Life

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First off, it’s nice to meet you. I’m Kendra Galahan and I currently have the privilege of working as an intern at Cream of the West, located in Harlowton. So far, this opportunity has been a learning experience, and something I am really enjoying. I’m a fourth generation Harlowton native, so I was born and raised here with my 5 …

To Flax or Not to Flax?…That is the question!

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Seems as if most of what I read anymore touts the nutritional benefits of ‘flax’. I researched and learned that flax contains omega 3 fatty acid that fights disease, helps to prevent cancer and heart disease plus several more health benefits. The problem is that our diets no longer contain enough omega 3 fatty acid to be useful. It was …

Counting to 50

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Counting anything—including words—has never been high on my list of favorite things to do. My current ‘least favorite’—ranked right at the bottom—is writing multiple revisions that require numerous recounts. The “Pitch Your Product” application to Country Living required “a description of the product or service in 50 words or less.” Since I have trouble describing anything in less than 50 …