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LOVING OUR OLD-FASHION FARM CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION!

   CHRISTMAS IS CELEBRATED IN FRANKENMUTH YEAR ROUND.   BRONNER’S IS THE LARGEST CHRISTMAS STORE IN THE WORLD; IT’S ABOUT FIVE MILES FROM OUR FARM.  FOUNDER WALLY BRONNER WAS A LIFE-LONG FRIEND OF MY FATHER-IN-LAW, ELMER.  CHRISTMAS MUSIC, SNOW, SANTA, GLITTERY BULBS, LIGHTS, AND MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CHRISTMAS TREES FILL THE FIVE ACRE STORE.  

    WALLY BRONNER AND MY IN-LAWS KNEW THAT CHRISTMAS IS MUCH MORE THAN SANTA AND PRETTY…

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Added by Joanmarie Weiss on December 15, 2014 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Our Farm Family Grows

       Our son, Scott, and his wife, Beth, married last September.  Lillian Louise Weiss was born on 7-11-14, a "Slurpee" baby!  She is the 7th generation to live at Weiss Centennial Farm.  Scott and Beth currently live in the Altsitz (German for "home where the old people sit"), a half mile from…

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Added by Joanmarie Weiss on July 17, 2014 at 9:45am — No Comments

A look at U.S. and German Milk Prices

     Are you familiar with 4-H IFYE (Int'l farm Youth Exchange)?  We host young people each summer on our farm.  A potential young farmer in Germany must attend ag school to learn modern farm practices, gov't regulations, and get licensed.  Students also do an international internship for six months.  (In the USA, German IFYEs visit six farms in six months.)  When we were in Germany in November 2013, we visited many IFYE friends.

     Hendrik Luebben (2003 IFYE) lives in northern…

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Added by Joanmarie Weiss on March 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dairy Treats

Tonight I had an occurrence,
Which is a favorite to me,
Of owning cows
and…
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Added by Joanmarie Weiss on November 1, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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