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Why honey is the only food that doesn't go bad.

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Wednesday April 23, 2014   -   By Scott

Honey is magic. Besides its delicious taste, it’s pretty much the only food that does not spoil while in an edible state. But why, exactly, doesn’t honey go bad? Honey has a lot of pretty incredible properties. It’s been used and investigated for ...

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Two More Good Reasons to Grow Haricot Vert Beans, ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday April 23, 2014   -   By Arlene

Two More Good Reasons to Grow Haricot Vert Beans Click here to order your seeds now  Haricot Vert with Shallots Ingredients: 1/2 pound of...

Raw Meadowfoam Honey

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Wednesday April 23, 2014   -   By Scott

Raw Meadowfoam honey is created by the bees from the Meadowfoam which blooms in the valleys of Oregon State. The weather conditions must be perfect for the bees to create this delicate honey. Hence, many years have passed since they've been able to create this...

How to make Mullein Leaf Tea

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Arlene

Dried mullein leaves, flowers and roots can all be used to heal these lung abating conditions . A mullein tea is the most common method of preparing the herb and the recipe below makes one cup of tea, which can be consumed up to 3 times a...

Asparaus and Sweet Potato Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Phil

  This recipe is great looking and great tasting. Serve it warm or chilled. Enjoy! 3 or 4 kale leaves cooked and chopped; center spine removed.        1 sweet potato cooked, skinned and cut into cubes 1/2 can...

It is really easy to make Home Farm Herbery Gourme...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Arlene

It is really easy to make Home Farm Herbery Gourmet Linguica Sausage Seasoning and this recipe makes great Linguica Sausage.  You do not need a lot of equipment.  An old meat grinder will do or get your meat ground at the meat...

How to Keep Deer out of the Garden

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Katie

One of the farm’s Facebook friends recently asked about keeping deer out of the garden. I don’t know what kinds of pests you deal with in your neck of the woods, but in Southwest Michigan this is a very poignant question! There are lots of supposedly ...

Every garden needs some sunflowers in it so order ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Arlene

Sunflower Seeds - "Autumn Beauty" Helianthus annuus At Home Farm Herbery we love the orange, red and yellow colors of this heirloom Autumn Beauty Sunflower seed.  It blooms to the height of 40 to 60 inches and loves the sun and...

How to use our Sun Dried Tomatoes

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Arlene

Sun Dried Tomatoes (All Natural) One of the things we love to do in the Home Farm Herbery Creativity Center Kitchen is to create our famous Sun Dried Tomatoes and when we do we are left with the best gourmet Sun Dried Tomatoes that have a sweet,...

Spring Planting has begun!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

We put in nearly a half an acre of early spring veggies Saturday. We set out 1800 White Sweet Spanish onion plants, and we planted 6 rows of onion sets. We also seeded 3 rows of beets, 5 rows of Spinach, 6 rows of carrots, a row of turnips and a row and 1/2 of...

Faulk Farmstead Reviews Maple Syrup from the Mohaw...

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Sunday April 20, 2014   -   By Betty

Seattle, WA -- On her blog Faulk Farmstead , Melissa recently reviewed Maple Syrup from The Mohawk Valley Trading Company. In addition, she is hosting a giveaway so one of her lucky readers can win their own glass bottle of Grade A, Robust, Dark, Pure Maple...

Sunny Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday April 18, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

It's that time of the year...spring! We celebrate the opening of the Bluegrass Farmers' Market season. :) It's also perfect timing for those that celebrate Easter and Passover...think local for your holiday meals! We'll have farm fresh eggs, the...

Pure Beeswax Candles Review and Giveaway on Simple...

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Thursday April 17, 2014   -   By Betty

Prescott Valley, AZ -- On her blog Simple Side of Life , Shelly recently reviewed 100% Pure Beeswax Candles fro m The Mohawk Valley Trading Company . In addition, she is hosting a giveaway for one reader to win their own 100% pure beeswax candle...

New Pics On Our Facebook Page

Blog: Piedmont Produce   -   Wednesday April 16, 2014   -   By Lori

Good morning! Sorry it's been so long since we posted. I was in a car accident last week. We just posted a few new pictures on our Facebook page including one of our first ripe strawberry. Hope to post more later in the week .

Mud Season

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

In Wisconsin, they say we have four seasons—Summer, Winter, Deer Season, and Mud Season.  This year has seen a good-old-fashioned kind of winter, with plenty of snow, lingering bouts of cold, and little reprieve until lately.  Everyone is wishing...

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HOT CHOCOLATE

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By James

HOT CHOCOLATE! We let our kids name the animals that come home to our little farm. The lone duck that survived the "Coyote Massacre of 2013" is named Hot Chocolate.  I have no idea how they came upon that name. (he"s a Pekin, white as...

Turkey Rhubarb Seeds are a hot item, today!

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By Aline

Yes, Rhuem palmatum v. tanguticum is an impressive beauty right now with it's early flowering stalks reaching for the sky! Our first plant to flower has grown 6 feet since the big snow in early February when it was still lying dormant below ground. This...

Spring weather and work getting done!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday April 14, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

Now we have all the greenhouses up and running with all new hoops and new floors, with a new cover for number three.  We also have number two full of broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, romaine and mixed leaf lettuces. We have a few odds and...

Honey for Spring Holidays!

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Monday April 14, 2014   -   By Marcie

I love Spring! The bees are buzzing, pollinating all of the fruits I love best, and it's also smack in the middle of one of the most bountiful honeyflows of the year. Right now we have a new medium amber Tropical Wildflower, and we just got our first harvest...

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