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 Healthy Soil Equals Healthy Beef

5 Tips for Grilling Grass Fed Beef

It's time to drag out the barbeque! Actually I hope its already been fired up a few times this spring. Grilling season is upon us and lets make it a success with these quick tips.

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Housing for Pasture Raised Chickens

Raising chickens on pasture in Minnesota's Northwoods can be challenging at times. There is no shortage of predators, from weasels to wolves as well as hawks and eagles. We are also subjected to some pretty harsh elements.
To keep the poulty safe, happy, and healthy we use structures called "chicken tractors".

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What is "Hanging Weight" of Grassfed Beef??

Have you ever heard the term "hanging weight" when talking about investing in bulk quantities beef from a local farm?

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Grass Fed vs. Grass Finished Beef

At Helstrom Farms we not only want to provide safe and healthy meats, we also want to keep consumers well informed.

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Healthy Chicken Soup For Lazy Days

Feeding my family as close to all natural as possible has over the years become one of my main priorities. However, we all have those days when your too exhausted to even think of what to make or just feeling under the weather. In those times I always wish I had something quick and easy, canned soup would be perfect.

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 Wintering Grassfed Beef Cattle in Minnesota

With winter quickly approching a question I often get asked is, "Where do the cows go?" This I know from experience is a very loaded question.

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The Patience of A Grassfed Beef Farmer

Patience, Webster’s defines as; the capacity to accept or tolerate, delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. 

Sitting back and watching Mike and Jason manuever cattle in a sorting pen makes you really appreciate the patience and diligence they have with these animals.

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Lessons Learned in Pasture Raised Chickens

Six years of producing pasture raised chicken for sale and we are still learning.

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Morning Show

Sustainable Beef: Mob Grazing at Helstrom Farms in Hibbing

Listen Here: 91.7 KAXE/90.5 KBXE Morning Show

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Winter Feed for Grassfed Beef

Summer time at the farm also means haying season.

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Chicks Have Arrived!!

At Helstrom Farms we are constantly reminded of our history, from our 100 year old hand-hewn log barn to the gaint oak tree planted by our grandfather.

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Cattle, Climate & Carbon

Have you ever heard someone say "Cows are destroying the planet"?

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Into The Point

Last night, we brought the family for an evening walk into "The Point".

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