Agriculture

I’m Not Sure
I don't know when the Cut Bank Farmers Markets will be ending for the season...our Shelby farmers market ended last Thursday..., but I DO know there's going to be one today (Wednesday) in Cut Bank. Their market will be up & running full tilt this afternoon from …
Tragic & Forgotten
We'll be starting a new book this evening (Tuesday)at Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. I'm relieved to be leaving Somers, Montana in the ashes as I have a burning desire to begin to Dr. Charles Palmer's "Montana's Waldr…
Come 2 Dinner
Fall is in the air & St. William's Catholic Church down in Dutton will be holding their Annual Harvest Dinner tomorrow (Sunday.) Dinner will be on the platters from 11:30 until 2:30 Sunday at the Dutton American Legion Hall. Meanwhile, over in Choteau, the Choteau Methodist Church will be puttin…
A Gripping, Riveting, Must-Read
The book is, "Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment," & it will blow your mind. Wenonah Hauter, one of our nation's leading public interest advocates & a veteran campaigner against electricity deregulation in the 1990's, is the author of this potboiler…
We’re Leaving We’ve Had Enough
We'll be leaving Somers, Montana tonight (Tuesday) in our "armchair traveling" up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby as we conclude the book, "Somers, Montana: The Company Town." It's been a good read, & this evening we'll be&…
Fall In @ Froggie’s
The Valier Area Development Corporation will be holding their fall meeting tonight (Monday) down at Froggie's in Valier. The evening kicks off at 5:30 SHARP with a social hour. Dinner's on the platter at 6:30, & the Valier Development Corporation Fall Meeting will follow the social…
A Marketing We Will Go
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the day for the Rocky Mountain Front Farmers Market down in Choteau. The market will be going FULL TILT tomorrow at the Visitor Information Center in Choteau from 8:30 to 1:30. Fresh vegetables, baked goods & crafts galore will be in store. Sa...
2 Weeks 2 Go
There I go again...writing clever hip headlines for my Puffman Blog. Whoa! 2 weeks to go for our Shelby Food & Craft Market... today (Thursday) AND then next Thursday for the FINAL food & craft market for the season. There'll be fresh vegetables, baked good & crafts…
A Threshing Good Time
The 33rd Annual Teton Antique Steam & Gas Association's Threshing Bee is coming up THIS weekend down in Choteau. There'll be threshing, steam engines, tractors, blacksmithing, saw milling & planning, a model railroad club display & a raffle. You don't ...
Ouch!
I'm thankful I'm not a small animal...there's a Vet Clinic Workshop going on today (Monday) for small animals over at the Heart Butte UMC. Vaccines, spay & neuter will be offered at DISCOUNTED prices for small animals until 5 o'clock this afternoon. Ho...
Thursday In The Park
If it's Thursday (& it is!,) it's our Shelby Food & Craft market down at Shelby City Hall Park. There'll be fresh vegetables, baked goods & crafts this afternoon from 4 until 6. The FINAL Shelby Good & Craft Market of the season is TWO weeks from today, Thursday, September 22nd, so b…
Hey Grandpa, What’s For Supper!?
If it's from the beautiful coffee table presentation, "Tasting Minnesota: Favorite Recipes from the Land of 10,000 Lakes" by Betsy Nelson, it's bound to be pretty darned good! Farcounty Press out of Helena, has done it again with this wondrous publication...

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