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In 1978, we opened our first Machine Shed Restaurant on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa. We had just 100 seats, but we started with a powerful commitment. That was a five-word constitution: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That dedication meant we worked hard to have a restaurant that wasn’t just ‘farm themed’ but something that farmers could be proud of.

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Craftiness

As Fourth of July approaches, it is time to get your house party-ready if you are having people over for a BBQ. That includes all of those draining tasks - from cleaning to mowing the grass! But you know what they say…crafting comes before housework in the...

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This isn’t your ordinary milkshake.

Your favorite dessert just got a little sweeter...   In honor of our 40th Anniversary and Dairy Month, we want to introduce to you our new Apple Dumpling Milkshake! We are making life sweeter, one Apple Dumpling Milkshake at a time with this delicious...

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MOO If You Love Dairy!

The Machine Shed is raising our glasses of milk and toasting cows because June is dairy month! After recognizing how much cows give to the Machine Shed we decided to explore a little more about them.  While researching our black and white spotted friends we stumbled...

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