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Pruning Blackberries

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday November 08, 2013   -   By Katie

We have blackberries. Just a small section of canes growing on a portion of our backyard fence. I didn’t plant them. Either the previous owners placed them there or nature was just crafty about placement. Whichever is the case, I have to confess that...

Blackberries!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Saturday July 27, 2013   -   By Katie

Oh my. It’s been a long time since I’ve written a blog post. As you can imagine summer time is a busy time for farming and market-gardening. There has been SO much going on – great, homesteading things I’d like to share with you and great, local-food...

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Farm Update - May 2013

Blog: Three Dog Farmstead   -   Saturday May 25, 2013   -   By Christina

Summer is just around the corner, even if the weather makes you think otherwise. I'm excited to see just how many pints of blackberries and blueberries we'll harvest this year. The wet winter and easy Spring seem to have been good to them, and, along with some...

See You in the Morning at the Old Cheney!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 23, 2012   -   By Twilya

The past few days have been busy at L’Ecuyer Gardens.   Keeping up is proving difficult.   This week the girls have kept me running with t-ball games and swimming lessons and I have kept busy planting, picking and WEEDING.   We have had...

New Roads Bring Change

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Today is Wednesday and I will be headed to Manhattan to deliver to my drop customers, including People’s Grocery.   I will also hang around at Peoples for the farmers market from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   With me I will have an abundance of...

The Birds, Bees and Hazards of Wild Fruit

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

This morning started with a visit to the pea patch.   The current rows are nearly finished.   I sold most of what was picked today already and will hopefully have some for Sunday.   I have two more rows that are just starting to flower and...

The Waiting Game & The Frustrations of Modern Tech...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 04, 2012   -   By Twilya

I am frustrated this afternoon.   I have found a handy and inexpensive way to create an online ordering system and the system does not like my name.   I understand, but it is still my name.   I have sent my questions and or comments and I...

Memorial Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday May 28, 2012   -   By Twilya

Memorial Day weekend was nice.   I did not go to my markets.   The crowds are usually low and my produce was not quite there.   This was our chance to have a little calm before the summer madness.   Livie’s big news...

The Connectedness of Wheat and Blackberries

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Twilya

I know you are probably wondering what I am drinking, but the two have beautiful relationship on our farm.   We are usually offering predictions for the first day of wheat harvest beginning in early June and don’t start cutting until the end of the...

Market Calendar for July 23, 2011

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday July 19, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, July 23 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Peaches, apples, blackberries, goat meat, herb plants and a knife sharpener are among the many products and services available at the Williamsburg Farmers Market .  A Thyme to Plant Herb Farm will be at...

Fresh, Local Products, Chef and Canning Demonstrat...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday July 05, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, July 9, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. July is peak season for corn, tomatoes, blackberries and cut flowers at the Williamsburg Farmers Market . Jim Gay of Colonial Williamsburg Historic Foodways will be at Chefs Tent and Two Girls and a...

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...

New plants!!!!

Blog: Spreading Oaks Farm   -   Wednesday February 23, 2011   -   By Ken & Patti

I am so excited.  We have some thornless blackberries and red rasberries on the way from south Georgia.  We are planting 100 foot rows of each this year with hopes of producting enough rootings to increase our rows for the next few years.  The...

Berries, anyone? (Feedback needed, a.k.a. HELP!!)

Blog: Bloom Where You're Planted Farm   -   Tuesday February 23, 2010   -   By Teresa

Late last week, Terry and I attended a class put on by the University of NE extension.  It was all about growing berries in your home garden.  We've been considering planting some small fruits in the hopes that we could grow enough to make our own...

Blackberry "Casualty"

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Wednesday July 08, 2009   -   By Angela

Now, that's what it's all about!!   Got my first, fresh, wild blackberry today.  Tasted sweet!  It'll be an early harvest this year, about two weeks ahead of schedule.  That'll make a lot of people happy.  You hear that...Larry...


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