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When life gives you Papayas...

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Monday January 26, 2015   -   By J

What's a farmer to do?  When life gives you Papayas... you create the most delicious jam ever!  At back2thebeginning we've been blessed.  Our papaya crop is off the charts &  our  happy, creative artisans are having a field...

New for 2015 from Folls Flowers

Blog: Folls Flower Farm   -   Monday January 26, 2015   -   By Thea

We have started seeds for this years' crops of gorgeous new flowers.  My favorite new flower from last season was the Icelandic poppy.  You can see images on our web page or on the Field to Vase blog,  http://fieldtovase.com/folls-flower-farm-ju...

invited to supper

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Saturday January 24, 2015   -   By Michael

   Our friend of many years finely had us over for dinner--he is the one that cooks the sap for us and we split the syrup 50/50. Being a farmer like us a good idea like sharing a meal in the evening always seems to slip by as the years roll on until...

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Super Bowl with the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday January 23, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

How about a few Super Bowl super easy ideas for feeding the game watchers! All brought to you by some members of the Bluegrass Farmers' Market ! The folks at JP Foods sent me a super easy recipe that is sure to delight your friends...

Building Beehives

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Thursday January 22, 2015   -   By Terry

One person's demolition project is another's construction project.   A friend of mine added a garage to his house and in the process demolished part of the porch.  The porch ceiling and floor were both made from cedar boards.  They were headed...

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market Needs Your Help!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday January 21, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

Well folks, we have some not so good news to report to everyone...customers and farmers alike. It seems like the folks at Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs have decided not to renew our lease this year. :( That means that we will be losing our primary...

Super Bowl Sunday with the Bluegrass Farmers' Mark...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Tuesday January 20, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and that means that many of you will be throwing a party and inviting family and friends over to watch the big game on TV. Football and food go together! A tailgating favorite is burgers! Okay, so it's a bit chilly this...

Garlic Broccoli

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday January 20, 2015   -   By Phil

 This makes a great side dish or main meal! 1 lb broccoli florets 1 medium onion - coarsely chopped 4-5 cloves garlic - crushed 1 tablespoon soy sauce dried basil sesame seeds Steam the broccoli and onion about 5 minutes. Add to pan with...

Life on R Farm: The Winter Months

Blog: R Farm of Northwest Ohio, LLC   -   Wednesday January 14, 2015   -   By Doug and Melissa

Harvest time has come and gone, and winter is upon us. Doug's focus has been on hauling manure, finishing tillage and winterizing the farm's buildings and equipment. Now is also his time to research inputs and purchase next spring's crops. Record-keeping...

Nearly done

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Wednesday January 07, 2015   -   By Michael

   We have all our book work done for taxes, seeds are ordered, and the field work is done--all before the first major snow fall that is happening today.    Our biggest problem for years and looks like for all our days of farming will be...

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From the ashes...

Blog: The Community Exchange   -   Wednesday January 07, 2015   -   By Dee Berry

Our house burned to the ground and we lost EVERYTHING about 2 years ago.  It's taken this long to get products created and back in stock - and it's a work in progress. :) It's wonderful to be working with our own vegetables and herbs again, and a...

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The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is counting down the...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Monday January 05, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

Gosh, I wish I could say that the Bluegrass Farmers' Market was opening tomorrow but I can't...it's winter! The great part is spring is officially only 74 days away! Believe me, our farmers can't wait. In the mean time, I thought I...

The Benefits of Dehydrated Foods©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday January 05, 2015   -   By Arlene

One of my email questions this week asked me, “Can you tell me the benefits of dehydrating fruits and benefits?” There are so many benefits there is not enough room in this column to mention them all. First off let me say I...

Quality free-ranged, pork available

Blog: Mamushi Nature Farm   -   Sunday January 04, 2015   -   By Dr. Haddox

Quality, free-ranged pork products will be available at a high-end meat market called "Carnivore Market," in Franklin, Tennessee. Mamushi Nature Farm's high quality pork will be provided as "ground-pork" to start. Please email me for...

Spendavist

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Saturday January 03, 2015   -   By Brian

In a lot of ways we are environmental activist. We belong to many groups that support environmental practices. We attend continuing education classes as a way to keep our nutrient management certification or certified farmer status...

Sleeping Earth

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Saturday January 03, 2015   -   By Steve or Wendy

As we celebrate the New Year, we look forward to its unfolding. Looking out at the fields all covered with snow we can hear the earth sleeping. Such a silence is peaceful and sweet. While others scurry about, the farmer simply admires the slumber of the good...

A little down time is needed for healing these han...

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Thursday January 01, 2015   -   By Aline

I have put the seed store on vacation mode for the month of January 2015. Hoping the rest and hand therapy I'll be gratefully receiving this month will put Green Journey Seeds back in these listings in good time. I want to thank all of our customers for their...

Happy New Year from the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday December 31, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

Well, it looks like another year is about to be behind us. It's been an exciting year for the Bluegrass Farmers' Market ! Azur Restaurant & Patio welcomed us for a second market location. Pedal the Planet and Fast Signs welcomed us back with...

The Art of Cooking with Tarragon©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday December 30, 2014   -   By Arlene

One of our email questions this week asks, “What can you tell me about Tarragon ?" The easiest answer is that its smell is wonderful and a little bit goes a long way.  I also know that tarragon is a...

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