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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...

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Thursday January 16, 2014   -   By Elaynn

BLACK COHOSH    (Cimicifuga racemosa)   also known as black snakeroot, rattleweed, rattleroot, bugbane, bugwort, squaw root     Do not confuse black cohosh with blue cohosh or white cohosh. These are...

At the Market, a visit to the Black Forest

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Wednesday December 25, 2013   -   By Lorrie

I returned from visiting Germany’s Black Forest, surrounded by organic and biodynamic farms and eating only fresh local food raised in the green lush countryside. It was thrilling to be just a 25 minute drive from a large city and be completely enveloped...

Black Walnuts - Unshelled

Blog: IICFA   -   Tuesday October 22, 2013   -   By GrannySue

I'll be reactivating the Candlewood Sutlery page shortly, but in the meantime - I have finally moved to the farm! As soon as the listing becomes available, I will be taking orders for black walnuts and hickory nuts, juniper berries and rose hips - all...

Fall vegetables ready for you

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Saturday September 14, 2013   -   By Foster

The summer is cooler and fall is just around the corner. ... and the vegetables at Foster Fogarty's Family Farms CSA in Sherman, Texas has a plate for you! "We have black-eyed peas,...

Black Garlic Powder Organic is the Gourmet Cook's ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday July 10, 2013   -   By Arlene

Black Garlic Powder Organic At Home Farm Herbery we have perfected the fermentation of our Gourmet Black Garlic Powder to our satisfaction and we have created a complex and rich flavor that is a perfect combination of sweet and savory...

Marjoram, the unappreciated herb! Plus 2 new rec...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday July 10, 2013   -   By Arlene

Marjoram , the unappreciated herb!   Originating in the hot climates of North Africa, Turkey and southwest Asia, sweet marjoram is now also cultivated in the Mediterranean, Central and Eastern Europe. It belongs to the mint...

Tomato, Black Krim (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-G...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday March 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Tomato, Black Krim (100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)   The Black Krim tomato produces high yields of dark reddish/black beefsteak tomatoes. This is a popular and rare heirloom tomato variety from the ...

Black Friday Black Gold

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday November 27, 2012   -   By Katie

I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday! We enjoyed ours and know that we have much to be thankful for. Many of you probably also ‘celebrated’ Black Friday by standing in unbelievably long lines early in the cold morning to get great deals on...

How to Use Leaves in Your Yard and Garden

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday November 09, 2012   -   By Katie

Learn more at www.arcadia-farms.net Leaf Pick-Up or Pack-Up? I’m pretty sure we’re the only family on the block whose lawn is still covered in leaves. Why? Because leaf pick-up happened at least a week ago. In our suburban neighborhood, leaf...

The Summer's Rainbow

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 14, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been much calmer.   T-ball has ended for the summer and we have enjoyed a little more time at home.   Tom and I are both homebodies but I think we are raising two little socialites.   Finding the right balance is a trick at...

Monday

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Sunday morning Autie woke up at 2:30 a.m. (as I was hoping to finally go to bed) with a fever and throwing up.   With Tom in the midst of wheat harvest I was unable to make it to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE.   Normally Tom...

All about the Black Australorp Chickens

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday May 28, 2012   -   By Suzie OConnor

One of the best egg laying chicken is the black australop developed in Australia. Here keepers required a breed with the ability to lay consistently regardless of season or weather pattern. It is considered a large breed chicken with hens that weigh an...

Great Tomato Days - Day 2

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday March 30, 2012   -   By Twilya

Day 1 was a GREAT day to visit L'Ecuyer Gardens.  If you missed it we are still offering our plants today until 7:00 p.m. and tomorrow until 4:00 p.m.  Great selection!  Don't miss out! 

Welcome to Spring!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday March 22, 2012   -   By Twilya

Spring is here and we welcome it with early tomatoes ready for your garden.   The weather has been so pleasant this year why not put a few early plants out for an extra jump start.   Spring is here and we welcome it with early tomatoes ready for...

We Were Expecting Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday March 07, 2012   -   By Twilya

We thought it was going to rain…   … but it did not.   Today is windy but still dry and at this point it is likely our chance for rain has passed.   Because we thought it was going to rain we busied ourselves with a few...

The Black Sheep of our Family

Blog: Happy Hills Alpaca Farm   -   Thursday September 08, 2011   -   By wawanuky

Well, every family has a black sheep and now ours does too, but literally! I've always wanted a sheep, even back in college at the Univ. of Wisconsin.  When I was bored, stressed, angry or all three I would walk to the Ag. barn and watch the sheep. ...

What's ready

Blog: Windy Hill Berry Farm & Vineyard   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By Martin

We have suspended PYO for strawberries for this year. The weather has taken its toll on the patch. We do have berries available to purchase at the farm. Blueberries are now turning, it might take a week before they are ready. Black raspberries are...

Fertile Chicken Eggs Black Copper Maran

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Tuesday May 31, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Black Copper Maran  Fertile Chicken Eggs  are not only gorgeous but they are considered an exceptional eating egg and highly prized by chefs the world over.  Maran Chickens are a gentle breed generally quiet and docile.  They are also...

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