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Blog: Al Vegetable's   -   Wednesday June 25, 2014   -   By Bill

Like everyone else in the agriculture business,  we are swamped.  Picking for two markets and trying to keep the weeds under control is a project. It looks like we'll have a first small batch of green beans for this Saturday along with lots of peas...

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High Speed

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Saturday April 13, 2013   -   By Emily

It's spring!  So much is going on!  Babies are here...we've got calves, lambs, and chicks, with lots more chicks to come, as well as turkey poults.  The garden is plowed, but there is much work to be done to get it ready for planting, and we're...

Busy!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Monday March 11, 2013   -   By Chickadee1

The weather is turning, and I hope for good! So glad to be able to work outside in short sleeves yesterday...felt good!  Everyone seems to be busy ordering seed, which is keeping me busy too! Now is a good time for me to go through my "stash" of...

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Sweet Corn and Tomatoes!!

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Wednesday July 11, 2012   -   By Jeff

The last few days have been very hectic. Between watering, weeding and taking care of the pests, we have tow satnds open and a third will be open tomorrow. This is the season I love! I love to be busy working hard and seeing our produce sold and enjoyed by...

The Biz

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday May 21, 2012   -   By Jeff

It you ever want to hear a million opinions on how to do something, start a farm produce business. It seems now matter where I go or whom I speak with, everyone has an opinion about how to grow vegetables. When I tell someone what I do, it seems like they...

The Greatest Job in the World!

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday May 07, 2012   -   By Jeff

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A Day in the Life of a Farmer

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Emily

What is it like to be a farmer? Here's an example of a typical spring day. This is an actual journal of a real day, selected at random, in this case Monday, April 30, 2012. Get up. As Dan checks on the large animals, I get up and check the incubator. ...

Butchering the Last Pig

Blog: Walenga Family Farm   -   Friday March 09, 2012   -   By Farmer Nate

Hi all!!    It is Friday afternoon and we are getting ready to head to the farm for the weekend.  We have one pig left from last years batch.  We decided to let him grow all winter.  I would estimate that he probably weighs around...

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Weaving spinning knitting felting and Keeping Busy...

Blog: Weston Hill Farm   -   Saturday January 28, 2012   -   By eileen

It is January and I am staying as busy as possible ! January and Febuary are the months that I get the most done when it comes to Fiber work. The weather this year has been exceptionally warm for the most part, but winter is a time where often times , you find...

Rain, Finally!

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday July 29, 2011   -   By Emily

Another crazily busy week here on the farm, but that is just July for you!  We were so happy that the oppressive, 100+ degrees temperatures broke, but most days we're still seeing upper 80's and into the 90's, so with the humidity it sure feels like...

Counting Down to Opening Day

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday May 20, 2010   -   By Emily

Only 9 more days until we reopen for the year!  I'm excited and overwhelmed all at the same time.  I'm glad I was able to take 2 more days away from my day job next week, because as it is I put in almost a full day every evening after I get home....

Once upon a time...

Blog: Crown Point Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday June 03, 2009   -   By Valerie

Once upon a time, I had great visions of Yurts and a big Alpaca farm and little children eagerly learning about nature and learning to treasure every tiny little critter, and seeing the wonder an excitement in the twinkling of their eyes… and today that dream...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 2009 will be DEVINE!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Thursday January 01, 2009   -   By Chickadee1

Hello all, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! I'm glad to have entered another new year with localharvest.org. The greenhouse is keeping all the baby herbs warm, and before we know it spring will be here again. Until then....I got a new seed catalog yesterday and am spending...


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