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Things to Consider for Urban Chicken Farmers

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Saturday August 10, 2013   -   By Brian

The Backyard Chicken Farmer There has been news articles recently about how municipal and private animal rescue offices are being inundated with chickens that backyard enthusiast have abandoned.  ...

Homemade Pure Maple Syrup Part 2

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 29, 2013   -   By Katie

Last week I shared that we’ve been collecting maple sap for making our own maple syrup. It has been a great family-time endeavor and the first step – collecting maple sap – couldn’t be simpler. To learn how to collect your own maple sap, click here . ...

Homemade Pure Maple Syrup

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 15, 2013   -   By Katie

My father-in-law (hereafter lovingly referred to as “Papa”) is currently in his third year of making homemade maple syrup from his own trees. Last year he made an abundance and we’ve been blessed with as much free, pure maple syrup as our little ...

Urban Gardening

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Angela

Well, it's almost that time again.  I'm turning my dining room into a mini greenhouse complete with mood lighting. The cat keeps eating my baby herbs, so I've retaliated by feeding him dog food. That makes the dog mad and he retaliates by trying to...

An Organic Urban Farming class at a Firefighter fa...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Monday December 10, 2012   -   By Tony

I fascilitated an Organic Gardening class to a grouip of Fire Fighters and their families and friends two weeks ago and guess what ..It was a big hit! Fire fighters are among the elite of our community when it comes to putting their lives on risk to save...

HANDS ON Organic Gardening Classes going to our ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Friday March 30, 2012   -   By Tony

Transforming our backyards into bountiful productive gardens is just a class away. Organic Gardening Awareness classes can now unite friends and families together to learn how to transform their backyards from an inefficient lawn grass to an efficient...

Reaching out to teach parents and their kids how t...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday March 20, 2012   -   By Tony

Imagine that our backyards and front yards get a new face lift from simply grass lawns into bountiful productive organic gardens. Imagine that diverse communities  come together to communicate freely ,plant and harvest crops rather than spend ...

(NHOA)Non Homeowners Association Backyard Front...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday March 20, 2012   -   By Tony

Check this out .Hot news from the front....yard ...farming or shall we say framing?   A WOMAN SUED BY HER " Home Owners ASSOCIATION BOARD FOR PLANTING FLOWERS IN HER FRONT YARD!!!! http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/03/19/nh-woman-s...

The Five Most Common Backyard Chicken Flock Diseas...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday February 06, 2012   -   By Suzie OConnor

The growing popularity of keeping a backyard flock of poultry for their nutritious eggs, or even their meat, means that people who have no experience with chicken diseases are now faced with learning to diagnose and prevent the spread of pathogens among their...

Let us help you start your garden!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday January 08, 2012   -   By Mary

Gardening is not only enjoyable and easy enough for a child to do, but is an important way to reduce a family's costs of food while improving their nutrition.  We are glad to help you set up your own family's garden!  Give us a call, or email us...

Classes for BACYARD FARMING IN THE TROPICS .

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday December 15, 2011   -   By Tony

Starting an organic vegetable garden in your own backyard is not a bad idea . Here in S.Florida the GROWING season has laready started .You are not late to join the early bird gardeners.What you need is to learn the basics .Remember that the soil in...

Making Magic.

Blog: Growing Days   -   Tuesday November 22, 2011   -   By Julie

Last week, I picked up a novel called The Magicians by Lev Grossman, thinking that this might be a fun read for our girlie. As I found it in the teen section, however, I decided to read it first. (Confession: I love kids books, teen books, ANY...

Day One: Raising Chickens

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday November 21, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Have you decided to raise your own chickens? If so, you may be at a complete loss of where to start. Let’s take it from day one, assuming that you’ve already decided to raise your own flock. Day One: Where to start? ...

Psst! Have You Seen My Chicken?

Blog: Growing Days   -   Thursday November 03, 2011   -   By Julie

Ten years ago, if someone told me I would one day own chickens, I would have questioned that person's sanity. Five years ago, if a friend called me “earthy,” I would have been seriously offended. Six...

CREATING AGRICULTURAL JOBS IN THE USA! Sharing You...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday September 27, 2011   -   By Tony

The media is buzzing with news about JOB CREATION.The president hires a General Electric ex - CEO to run the JOB CREATION campaign .  In a GLOBALLY oriented ecconomy, business as usual does not look at nationality but rather at PROFITABILTY.It does...

Raising Chickens from home.

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

All chickens need the following to be successful, happy, and healthy. Be sure that whatever area you do provide for your flock, you also provide plenty of safety. A fence is ideal for safety, allows for your flock to roam free but also still keeps...

Raising Chickens for Dummies - First Time Chicken ...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday April 18, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Tips on Raising Backyard Chickens So suddenly you have found yourself interested in raising chickens. Or maybe this is something that you have been dreaming about for a long time now. In either case, it is extremely important to make sure that you are...

What You Need to Hatch Chickens

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Saturday March 19, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Raising backyard chickens has become a popular hobby and many people are interested in trying their hand at hatching chickens. Here is some information on what you need to know about the process. One of the first things to do is get in touch with your county...

A bit about Peacefully HomeGrown

Blog: Peacefully Homegrown   -   Monday February 21, 2011   -   By sandyhays@wildblue.net

Hi Everyone, This is my first blog post for Peacefully HomeGrown on LocalHarvest.org, and I would like to share a bit of information on myself and my business. First of all, thank you to everyone who has purchased from my LocalHarvest store since I made my...

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