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Sprouting New Projects

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday March 07, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Up in the frozen tundra of this year’s Wisconsin winter, there’s a micro-climate of lush and green, sheltered beneath arches of steel supporting strong but delicate plastic film—a flexing skin that allows the light to enter but holds back the snow and...

Farming for the Future

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Sunday October 21, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Let’s be honest, the current commercial system for producing, packing, and shipping foods is not sustainable.  On average, our food travels more than 1,500 miles before it reaches our plates.  It is not a wonder that lettuce in the store sometimes...

Summer update, making cheese, garden growing, mark...

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Tuesday July 17, 2012   -   By Shari

Tons of things have gone on in the past three months... I've learned to make cheese, and we're all enjoying my Short-Cut Mozzarella on homemade pizza. Yes, Mom makes a really good pizza crust. Just as soon as some veggies are ready, I can envision making...

Farm Day just around the corner..

Blog: Skywatcher Farms   -   Tuesday May 29, 2012   -   By Matthew

Well June is just about here.... We butchered over 140 chickens last week, ground most of them (whole) into raw dog food chubs.  Saved some for us and are smoking a few for farm day.  Looks like the chicken side of it is dialed in.  We have...

Busy week, shearing, more kidding, aquaponics, and...

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Sunday March 25, 2012   -   By Shari

What a week! With great spring weather,  we've been outside working on projects.  You know  the old adage, work on the farm is never done. Bev built some more feeders for the sheep, and we got those installed. Today we built a creep area for the...

Sprouts!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday January 05, 2011   -   By Rowena

Sprouting Joy turned the business over to me and so this week was experimental week for growing and eating!  I succeeded and they were so good!!! Next experiment is in Hemp bags!!  One little experimental line of Aquaponics going in this...


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