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Eggs Again!

Blog: Long Shadow Farm   -   Friday January 30, 2015   -   By Cassidy

After a year hiatus without eggs, we finally have eggs again! And we are overrun! Organic, GMO-free eggs are $6.50/doz Conventional eggs are $4.00/doz   All our birds are pastured, non-medicated, hormone-free, happy, healthy and loving life! 

Super Bowl Countdown Continues At The Bluegrass Fa...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday January 30, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

Okay, who is gonna win? Will it be the Seahawks or the Patriots? I'm voting for the commercials and great food! lol Super Bowl Sunday has become a tradition for many and it means football and food! I'll say that again...food! Great food to be more...

Super Duper Supers

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday January 29, 2015   -   By Marcie

After the holidays it gets a little nippy, even here in Miami, and the bees experience a bit of a work slowdown. But they've been busy, gearing up to get ready for Spring. We've put new Supers (wooden boxes) on top of the colonies, giving them plenty of room...

January 27, 2015 Market News

Blog: West Brookfield Farmers Market   -   Wednesday January 28, 2015   -   By Amy

Happy New Year Everyone !  I hope this newsletter finds you all happy, healthy and well-rested after the bustling holiday season.  I took a little break from newsletter production during November and December but am excited to get back at...

The Art of Making Gourmet Mustard©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday January 27, 2015   -   By Arlene

The Art of Making Gourmet Mustard© By Arlene Wright-Correll There is a big difference between what we buy off the shelves of our grocery stores and what we can make.  Not only health wise, but taste wise and also self...

Snowy Day Recipes From The Bluegrass Farmers' Mark...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Tuesday January 27, 2015   -   By Kentucky Proud

Thought today would be a perfect time to share a recipe from Roger Postley from Tomatoes, Etc. Anyone who knows Roger, knows how precise he is so I am sharing this verbatim! :) Besides, editing it would ruin it...Roger has such a way with words! ...

2015 CSA Shares Now Available!

Blog: Harvest Thyme Farm & Vineyards   -   Tuesday January 27, 2015   -   By Brendan

Harvest Thyme Farm & Vineyards, LLC of Cheboygan, MI is proud to announce that our 2015 community-supported agriculture (CSA) shares are now available for reservation on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The CSA provides weekly shares of our...

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...


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