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Everyday Aesthetics

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Sunday May 25, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Farms are certainly places of function—growing food to feed the family, the neighbors, and some to sell to help keep the place running—but often in family-run, small-scale farms, there is also attention to other details that are not just for form...

Local Food Marketing Requires a Conversation

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Wednesday May 22, 2013   -   By Joan

As many of you know, we made a decision to take down our on-line store in early 2013.  Rising compliance costs were the main issue, but we also realized that we like to talk to our customers.  Local Food Marketing is not a ready-to-order...

The Art of Meaningful Gift Giving, How to Preserve...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Jean

We're at the time of year when everyone is in a hustle and bustle of the Holidays. For us the Farmers Market is filled with beautiful gift items and our market friends are all too happy to stop by and pick up that beautiful, one of a kind, hand crafted item...

The Art of Meaningful Gift Giving, How to Preserve...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

We're at the time of year when everyone is in a hustle and bustle of the Holidays.  For us the Farmers Market is filled with beautiful gift items and our market friends are all too happy to stop by and pick up that beautiful, one of a...

Learn about Gnomes at STrange Folk FEstival, Ofall...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Friday September 28, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Wilsons Gourds are learning about gnomes.  Did you know different gnomes do different things in the garden?  We have been making some gnomes out of gourds.  So guess we need some gourd gnomes in our gourd gardent to bring us good yields. ...

Illinois Gourd Society offering fantastic gourd wo...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Please join us and our friends from The Illinois Gourd Society and visit the gourd exhibits and take some gourd workshops at the Lebanon, IL Art Show and  Illinois Gourd Society's gourd gathering on June 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and June 24 from 10 a.m....

The SIUC Civil Servic Council Education Assistance...

Blog: Wilsons Gourds   -   Friday April 27, 2012   -   By Karen and Paul

Wilsons Gourds, booth 502, invite the public to attend the SIUC Flea Market and Arts and Craft Show this Saturday, April 28, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the SIUC Arena Parking Lot off Route 51 in Carbondale, IL. This event is hosted by the Civil...

A Wonderful Harvest To All

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Wednesday November 23, 2011   -   By Petra

TIme just seems to fly. The harvest is already upon us and finally we are blessed with wonderful fall climate. The sunrise and sunset is just breathtaking every day here on the ranch. Although our harvest is sparse this year because of the drought that we...

contest from the fallowfield art, craft and techno...

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday November 22, 2011   -   By Mary

AGATE -- A new Fallowfield Art, Craft and Technology Guild is already planning five contests to assist in recruitment, with cash and other prizes. A fine arts competition using recycled materials, a culinary arts competition using pine needles, a motion...

Williamsburg Art Month Continues at the Williamsbu...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 20, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, September 24 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Tidewater Oyster Gardener Association will bring an exhibit, Williamsburg Art Month continues at the Market, Riverwalk Restaurant will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and Me & Jo will...

Experience Williamsburg's Art Month at the William...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 13, 2011   -   By WFM

This Century Art Gallery will have artists painting Plein Air in the Market as part of Williamsburg’s Art Month. Berret’s Seafood Restaurant will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., The Master Gardeners will attend, and Ron Fetner will perform...

New agricultural newspaper

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 07, 2011   -   By Mary

I am so proud to announce that the agricultural and nature newspaper which I assist in editing has now an online edition!  You ought to check it out... www.themeadowlarkherald.com   Besides covering agriculture, nature science, art and the...

October Events

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Saturday October 09, 2010   -   By Larry

The newly created pruner attachment for the tractor is completed and testing is underway.  This will really help with vineyard management.  We could even expand a bit since this will speed up the late winter/early spring pruning schedule.  The...

Cool Front Happiness

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Monday September 27, 2010   -   By Larry

The cool front yesterday made it feel like fall.  Woohoo!  The Virgina Creeper and Sumac are turning crimson.  The vineyard is starting to change to yellows and reds.  It is gorgeous.  The grape stomp is on October 2nd.  The...

September to Remember

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Monday September 13, 2010   -   By Larry

Harvest is still going strong.  We're down to Catawba, Vidal and St. Vincent.  We've had more orders than ever for our grapes.  We've taken what we need and selling the rest.  It's been great meeting some of the other wine makers in the...

Harvest Set to Begin

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Wednesday August 11, 2010   -   By Larry

August is here and so is harvest.  We will pick the noble Vignoles and the Traminette on Monday, August 16, 2010.  The Vignoles look to be the best harvest in years.  The vines are so loaded with clusters, they are pulling the trellis down...

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! ________________________________...

July's Update

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Saturday July 10, 2010   -   By Larry

July has arrived and the Frontenac are beginning to show verasion.  They are usually our first variety to harvest.  We should get enough this year to have Frontenac wine to sell soon (but not too soon).    The rain we got this past week...

Matt Cross and His Folk Art Garden Sculptures to b...

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

Tuesday, July 13 2010 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Matt Cross of Mechanicsville will be the featured artist with his metal and wood folk art garden sculptures. Enjoy ethnic foods and prepared lunch or dinner as you pick up cut flowers,...

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