Lakewinds Blog

Big River Farms–From LOFF Recipient to Wholesale Account!

By Amy Haggerty on August 26, 2014 0 Comment
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Written by: Dale Woodbeck – General Manager Lakewinds’ involvement with local organic farms is taking a big step forward this season with Big River Farms of Marine-on-St. Croix, MN. Big River Farms is a certified organic farm and is the brand of the Minnesota Food Association (MFA). Many Lakewinds owners will recognize MFA as a recipient of […]Read More »

Having a Local Thanksgiving

By Amy Haggerty on November 25, 2013 0 Comment
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. . . Bringing fresh, seasonal, regional food to your holiday table Everyone is talking about local right now.  Shopping local and eating local are on many magazine covers and sales flyers. Lakewinds believes good food comes from good people.  To that end, we strive to source many of our produce, meat, dairy and grocery […]Read More »

Get to Know Your Turkey

By Amy Haggerty on November 19, 2013 1 Comment
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You might not think to “Get To know” your turkey. After all, who wants to get to know the meal they are about to eat, but you should be aware that all turkeys are not created equal and neither are turkey farmers. At Ferndale Farms they take their turkeys seriously and they have for 74 […]Read More »