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Who we are

Welcome to Wholesome Farmhouse Recipes, where we share our passion for cooking and eating delicious and nutritious food. We are content creators and our goal is to provide your readers with the best possible user experience.

Wholesome Farmhouse Recipes brings fresh recipes from our plate to yours. We test and tweak every recipe before we post it, and we provide clear instructions, tips, photos, and often videos to help you make them successfully.

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You can find all of our free crochet patterns, free quilt patterns, recipes, and crafts on our website groups.

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This privacy policy has been compiled to serve better those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security. This is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.

Please read our privacy policy carefully. Understand how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

Your privacy is very important.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog or website?

When signing up for email or entering personal information. You may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address or other details. This is designed to help you with your experience.

How do we use your information? 

  • Personalize user’s experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
  • Improve our website in order to better serve you.
  • Allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
  • Administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • Quickly process your transactions.
  • Send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

How do we protect visitor information?

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

We do use an SSL certificate.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes, as part of trying to serve you better, we have implemented Google Demographics and Interests Reporting. Please see below for more details on this service.

­If you disable cookies, some features will be disabled that make your site experience more efficient. Further, some of our services may not function properly.

We compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Further, we may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This might include showing your visit, or a popup, or the ability to login to some of our features, or forums.

Your information will be used for purposes of understanding and developing a relationship with my audience and serving your needs better. I may share certain statistics publicly, such as visitors or page views for example. However, this will not include any of your personal information.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

On Wholesomefarmhouserecipes.com, we do use third party advertisements to support our site from places like Rakuten, Amazon, Shareasale, CJ Affiliates, and more. 

Some of the advertisers might use technology such as cookies or web beacons for their advertising on the site. This will also send these advertisers information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and possibly if you have Flash installed.

In general, this is used for geotartegeting purposes. (showing you about restaurants in Wisconsin if you are from Wisconsin). Certain ads based on specific sites you have visited. (such as clothing ads to someone that has been searching online for clothing).

Any information submitted directly to a third party through a form, banner, or other type of content advertising is subject to the third party respective privacy policies. If you have any concerns, be sure to check with them.

You can disable or selectively turn off your cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security, or McAfee.

However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site, as well as, other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise, transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies.

We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.


Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.

Pinterest Cookies

We have four categories of cookies: 

  • Essential cookies are required so Pinterest works in the way you expect. Examples of these types of cookies are login cookies which keep you logged in as you scroll through Pinterest or search for Pins.
  • Analytics cookies which are used for internal analytics and include cookies from providers like Google Analytics.
  • Personalization cookies for customizing content, including ads, presented to you on Pinterest. 
  • Marketing cookies which are used for advertising Pinterest to you off of Pinterest. 

Essential cookies

  • We use essential cookies to remember your settings and preferences, like the language you prefer and your privacy settings.
  • Essential cookies let you log in and out of Pinterest.
  • Essential cookies are just one way we protect you from security risks. For example, we use them to detect when someone might be trying to hack your Pinterest account or spam the Pinterest community.

Analytics cookies

  • We use analytics cookies to make Pinterest better. For example, these cookies tell us how many people use a certain feature and how popular it is, or whether people open an email we send.
  • We also use cookies to help advertisers understand who sees and interacts with their ads, and who visits their website or purchases their products.
  • Sometimes we hire security vendors or use third-party analytics providers to help us understand how people are using Pinterest. Just like we do, these providers may use cookies. Learn more about the third-party providers we use.

Personalization cookies

  • We use cookies to help us remember which Pins, boards, people or websites you’ve interacted with so we can show you related content you might like.
  • We also use cookies to help advertisers show you interesting ads. For example, if you bought a tent from an advertiser, they could ask us to show you an ad for a camping stove. You can learn more about the types of information advertisers share with us in the Help Center. If you’d like to opt-out of these services you can do so in your settings.

Marketing cookies

  • Sometimes we hire advertising vendors so that we can market Pinterest products on other websites and apps.  These providers may use cookies to provide this service to us. If you’d like to opt-out of these services you can do so in your settings.
  • We use cookies on pinterest.com, in our mobile applications, and in our products and services (like ads, emails and applications). We also use them on the websites of partners who use Pinterest’s Save button, Pinterest widgets or ad tools like conversion tracking.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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Contacting Us

Use this contact form to contact us.


We use Google Analytics on our website.

We have implemented the following:

Demographics and Interests Reporting

We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt-out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt-out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser add-on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. See more at http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

Fair Information Practices

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

  • We will notify the users via email
  • Within 7 business days
  • We will notify the users via in-site notification
  • Within 7 business days


We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders.
  • We may also send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM we agree to the following:

  • NOT use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
  • Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
  • Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
  • Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
  • Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
  • Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails:

  • Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.


We encourage you to use your own judgment and discretion when making our recipes, and to follow the general guidelines and tips on food safety that we provide on our website. However, these are not exhaustive or definitive, and they may not apply to every situation or circumstance.

You should always consult with a qualified health professional before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle, or if you have any questions or concerns about your health or well-being. Always read the labels and instructions of any products or ingredients that you use, and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations and warnings.

You should also always wash your hands, utensils, and surfaces before and after handling food, and cook food to the appropriate temperature and time to avoid foodborne illnesses.

By using this website, you agree to accept full responsibility for your own food safety and health, and to release us from any liability or claims that may arise from your use of our website or its content. Thank you for visiting Wholesome Farmhouse Recipes.

Happy cooking! 😊

Last Edited 2023

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