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Our DIY Chicken Coop from Scrap Materials

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 26, 2013   -   By Katie

Chicken Week ended many days ago. All the same, there’s one mildly important feature in our chicken raising plans that I have yet to share with you: Our chicken coop. Why the delay? Well… in short, the coop wasn’t done when I expected it to be. It was...

Completing the beehives

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Thursday January 24, 2013   -   By Terry

So I'm a compulsive list maker......checking tasks off of my lists gives me a feeling of accomplishment and it helps me to not forget things I really want to get done.  One of the wintertime items on the list was to get the hives ready for the bees'...

What WAS I thinking?

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday December 05, 2012   -   By Terry

Okay, so I got bitten by the "I-wanna-keep-bees" bug last summer.  I've been studying all about them and after pricing  beehives from several different sources, I decided to build my own hives.  It was going to be EXPENSIVE to get...

(Almost) An Old-Fashioned Barn Raising

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday August 30, 2012   -   By Emily

Dan has had a few rare days off of work lately, as his brother Matt (and the other half of the construction company) is out of town visiting his folks. With some time to spend here on the farm, Dan has put some thought into what he'd like to accomplish...

Cold Frame

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Tuesday February 28, 2012   -   By Jeff

Twenty-eight degrees this morning in Illinois. It is supposed to warm up to forty-two this afternoon. Tomorrow it going to rain. I will be working on the cold frame today. I need to get it finished so I have a place to put the seedlings for hardening off....

The New Hotbed

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday January 30, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today is the first of the week and time to start getting the hotbed built. I have decided to build a nice little hotbed to extend the season. It would be nice to have lettuce, beets, greens, spinach and other cool crop veggies available early this year. So,...

WORK SHOP UPDATE!- Chickens, Eggs, Poultry, Growin...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Tuesday March 15, 2011   -   By Poly

WORK SHOP- Chickens, Eggs, Poultry, Growing, Harvesting, Building       "A Day in The Life With Chickens" workshop.   Xenia of...

Just another day on the farm

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Thursday January 20, 2011   -   By Megan

I actually got to spend most of the day at the home place today! After driving out to check cows, I came home and cleaned water tanks, moved the goats to their new digs and started converting their old area into future chicken pastures. You all know that...

Haven on Earth

Blog: Ward Hilltop Farm   -   Friday December 04, 2009   -   By LuvPats

Fourth generation farmers, we delight in building a traditional country farm atmosphere.  A 'haven on earth', hillsides surround us speckled with cattle, as well as wildlife and birds attracted by Conservation Reserve Program acreage strewn with prairie...

New Roof

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Sunday November 29, 2009   -   By Emily

Although most of the major farm projects for the year are over, we're thankful that the weather is holding so we can get one last major project accomplished this year.  The hog house is finally getting a new roof!  While the ground level of the...

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Cedar Posts, Part 2

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday November 18, 2009   -   By Chris

Just got word today from a wood-cutter friend several towns over that he has 76 more cedar logs for us.  Perfect timing for some of my upcoming building projects.  I was starting to use up the first load with all the fencing that we put up in our...

A Pilgrim's Progress

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday June 21, 2009   -   By Chris

Well, it threatened to rain all day, but only spritzed a little bit here and there for a couple of minutes.  So, my work crew (see photo 1) and I got lots accomplished on the new chicken coop/shed. We managed to get the end rafters up and we...

What and How we Do what we do here on the Farm

Blog: Destiny Farm   -   Monday November 10, 2008   -   By Joni

Here at Destiny Farm, Mike and I are always looking for ways to do things better for our farm Visitors and Customers. Please feel free to post on our blog and let us know of any Ideas or changes you think we should make to make our farm better for you. It can...

Hoping that people will become more compassionate.

Blog: Stone Road eco Farmony   -   Friday November 07, 2008   -   By Tom and Laura

We are gearing up for our 2009 season a little bittersweet because we  really miss the social aspects of the community coming together.  We are now collecting old paint and yard waste,  The old paint we will use on our barns and the yard waste...


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