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Thinking about African Americans in Agriculture

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 28, 2014   -   By Katie

By definition, being a minority means that in most circles and situations I’m among people who are different than me. I don’t mind. In fact someday I’d like to write about how being a multi-racial person has helped (and in some ways necessitated) me to...

Happy Saturday Everybody

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday November 17, 2012   -   By Petra

Yes it's pretty amazing but it is Saturday already It's been incredibly busy around here the last few weeks and I am just tickeled to welcome so many new great people to our herb family. Welcome ya'll and thank you so much for taking advantage of the...

The Three Sisters Garden: Cultivating History and ...

Blog: Growing Days   -   Thursday March 22, 2012   -   By Julie

Spring is here! Hooray! Although, I’m afraid upstate South Carolina skipped spring and rushed straight into summer. Honestly, 86 degrees? Battling raspberry canes is painful enough without fear of sunburn. Fortunately, I’m keeping...

I Heart Emu Oil

Blog: 4 D Acres   -   Monday February 06, 2012   -   By Mike

February is American Heart Month, and not in the Valentine’s Day sense. Certainly it capitalizes on the festivities surrounding cupid’s designated day, but organizations like the American Heart Association and the CDC want to remind us that heart disease...

Rabbit kits for sale

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Sunday November 20, 2011   -   By Michael & Denise

We currently have American bucks, Silver Fox and Havanas for sale. Please call or email for availablity. We also will have eating rabbits available.

American blue rabbits

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Sunday October 23, 2011   -   By Michael & Denise

Our American blue doe had a litter of 10 kits, on September 16th. One died, 8 blue and 1 blue tort are doing well. They are now 5 weeks old, and are eating monsters! They will be ready to go in 3 weeks. All come with full pedigrees.

Excited About Canning

Blog: Hoosierfarm   -   Wednesday June 29, 2011   -   By Shirley

Harvest time is coming soon and can't wait to use my new All American Pressure/Cooker Canner. I have never used one of these before, but am anxious to do so. Plan  on doing lots of canning this yr.     Have a blessed...

As the Seasons Turn our Heritage remains the Same

Blog: McFadden Ranch   -   Monday November 29, 2010   -   By Marilyn and Jim

The 2010 spring and early summer at McFadden Ranch were unusually cool, and as a result, very enjoyable.   During the 2009-2010 rainy season we received a total of 17 wonderful inches of rain, finally leaching the soil of accumulated salts from...

Local Author Releases Dancing Eagle

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Monday October 25, 2010   -   By Christine

It has surely been a long time since my last post. Many may be wondering just where I have run off to.  Well, I 've been writing away and recently published a Native American novel. In addition to working on the farm and teaching part time I some how...

Ameriacan grown asparagus going going gone

Blog: Wild Winds Sheep Company   -   Saturday August 07, 2010   -   By Catherine & Martin

Received this email at work, the government looking for American asparagus growers to sell a new give-a-way program to, but there is a much bigger problem, read on….. Catherine U.S. Asparagus producers eligible for assistance under TAA for Farmers...

Contest Update and Market Calendar for July 31 & A...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday July 27, 2010   -   By WFM

We are still leading Virginia in the America's Favorite Farmers Markets contest, but we have fallen to 6th place nationwide.  Help us defend our national title as America's Favorite Farmers Market.  Vote today! ________________________________...

Contest Update and Market Calendar for July 24 & 2...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday July 20, 2010   -   By WFM

Great news!  We are up to 237 votes in the American Farmland Trust "America's Favorite Farmers Markets" contest.  No, that  is not enough for us to win, but we are getting there.  If you have not had time to place your vote for...

"America's Favorite Farmers Markets" Contest Updat...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday July 07, 2010   -   By WFM

We are coming along in the contest, but we still need more votes.  We are currently at 145.  I know it was a holiday weekend and I trust that everyone enjoyed not only the long weekend and celebration of our great nation's independence, but also our...

"America's Favorite Farmers Markets" Contest Updat...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Thursday July 01, 2010   -   By WFM

In 2009 the Williamsburg Farmers Market was voted America's Favorite Farmers Market in the mid-sized category in the American Farmland Trust "America's Favorite Farmers Markets" contest.  Well, the contest is on again and we need to defend our...

Fourteenth Blog From the Sheep Farmers

Blog: Shady Hill Farms, Ltd.   -   Tuesday March 09, 2010   -   By Ben

This is the Fourteenth Blog From the Sheep Farmer at Shady Hill Farms. It has been a long time between Blog entries and a very long Winter in Northeast Ohio! It occurs to me as we struggled through Winter and the shed lambing of our 80 ewes that an...

Three Sisters Garden ~ Historical Companion Planti...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By Karen

This year at the Stanhope Discovery Museum, where I'm the garden's coordinator, we once again, planted a "Three Sisters Garden". Until I moved from Toronto, here to Haliburton County, I'd yet to hear about what a Three Sisters Garden actually was....

Through the Eyes of a Dreamer

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Saturday July 25, 2009   -   By Christine

Well, we've finally gotten the rain that we needed so badly here in Sugarcreek.  The past few days it has been raining and the garden has finally gotten the moisture it needs. The weeds though, they are another story. Yesterday, I spent hours pulling and...

Cast a Vote for your Favorite Farmers' Market: The...

Blog: Longmont Farmers Market   -   Monday June 01, 2009   -   By Cindy

Cast a Vote for your Favorite Farmers' Market: The Longmont Farmers' Market and vote for local farmers, great food, and healthy communities!   Full-screen Longmont Farmers Market Votes:0   The Longmont Farmers' Market at...

Cedar Rapids RBA Show 4/18 & 4/19

Blog: Oldhaus Fibers   -   Wednesday April 22, 2009   -   By Joel & Kathi

Wow, what a busy weekend.  We had 2 class 4 shows on Saturday (smaller rabbits) and 2 class 6 shows on Sunday (the big ones)   Ahren showed in Youth on the Mini Lop table, and got Best of Breed both times with his Opal Mini, "Delilia"...

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