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Nov. 14/2013

Blog: MiniStock Farm   -   Thursday November 14, 2013   -   By Holly

Hello and Good Morning. It was a brisk 27 degrees this morning at 0645 in Beautiful Rocky Point, NC. Even with a heavy white frost on the ground, the Geese and ducks were out at about, the chickens were scratching and pecking at  the ground. Maybe...

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Making Your Cut Flowers Last Longer

Blog: Gib's Farm   -   Tuesday July 16, 2013   -   By Gibby

Care of Cut Flower Arrangements It's so sad to see a beautiful arrangement begin to wilt and droop. Follow these simple rules to make your flowers last longer:  Get flowers home and into water ASAP Rinse the stems, recut, and remove any leaves...

Chicken Week (Psst! We Have Chickens!)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? We have chickens! We are the proud owners of six ISA Red egg-laying hens who are six weeks old as of today! If all goes well, they’ll be supplying us with fresh, brown eggs by the end of the summer. We selected ISA Reds because they...

Peppermint Honey Feet Treat

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Monday October 29, 2012   -   By Marcie

Peppermint Honey Feet Treat Rinse mint leaves and place on a paper towel to dry. Grind mint using coffee grinder (or by hand using mortar and pestle). Set aside. Melt beeswax using a small double boiler. In a microwave safe glass bowl combine aloe vera...

Dividing Iris', Drying Your Herbs, More Herbal Per...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday August 11, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Well we are already into June and summer is right around the corner.  We have enjoyed all the beauty that spring brings and now we can start to welcome all the special things that summer has to offer... vine ripened...

Our Largest Organ

Blog: Heritage Hills Farm   -   Saturday April 21, 2012   -   By Patricia

Many, many of us talk about eating healthy......but how about healthy skin products. Our skin is our largest organ and what we apply to it can go through our whole system. Check out this site to see exactly how healthy your products are. http://www.ewg.org/ski...

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Farm-Ascetics

Blog: Sweet Pumpkins Farm   -   Tuesday August 02, 2011   -   By Donna

Farm-Ascetics Baskets Now introducing a line of beauty products made on the farm. This line is for individulas who enjoy all natural and organic skin care systems. Every product is made with a seasnal produce product that was grown on our farm...

Alpaca 101 - March 26 12pm - 3pm (contact us for m...

Blog: Natural Fiber Works of Knox Farms   -   Monday February 14, 2011   -   By Janet

Stop by for a farm visit.  We will discuss the following topics: Thinking of purchasing alpacas? Wondering where in the world do you find alpacas? Trying to figure out what to do with alpacas? Contemplating the tax advantages of owning alpacas?...

Wellness Studio by Peaceful Acres to open

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Thursday February 10, 2011   -   By Mike

Peaceful Acres is excited to announce they will soon assume a presence in downtown Wilmington.  “Wellness Studios by Peaceful Acres” will be a full-scale holistic care source and wellness center located at 14 N South Street (formerly the Next to New...

Testing Time

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday February 07, 2011   -   By Megan

It's that time of year again. The state vet will be out in a few days to Bangs test the herd and Tric thest the bulls that are for sale, all the cattle that are breeders must be bangs tested annually. The testing is to make sure that they are free from...

Hope & Heartbreak

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday February 01, 2011   -   By Emily

First of all, I want to say thanks to everyone who took the time to read about my sick sheep and send warm thoughts, kind words, and suggestions on how to help her.  It was truly appreciated.  Sheepie survived.  She appears to have made a total...

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The Hard Part

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday January 27, 2011   -   By Emily

When I was five years old, I thought I wanted to be a veterinarian. I believe that was my first serious thought about what I wanted to do when I grew up. I had an idea that playing with puppies & kitties all day would be the best job ever. As I got a...

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What a snow season that was

Blog: Goat Milk Bath and Beauty   -   Wednesday January 19, 2011   -   By pat@sleepingdogranch.com

I say WAS because we're hoping that the snow is all gone for the season. Those of us who made it through the season are stronger and our hearts are with the goats that didn't make it. Each passing has been logged in our chronicle of lessons learned. I...

Benefits Of Calendula

Blog: Sunflower Acres Pure Skin Care Products   -   Wednesday December 08, 2010   -   By Dianne

One of The  BENEFITS OF CALENDULA PRODUCTS   I have been researching medicinal herbs, in order to put my garden to good use. I recently stumbled onto an awesome experience!  I'll start at the beginning. ...

Fresh Lavender Care

Blog: Labyrinth Hill   -   Thursday June 24, 2010   -   By Susan

Fresh lavender needs special handling-- It's that time of year and we're gearing up for the lavender harvest at Labyrinth Hill. Depending on where you live and the variety of lavender you grow, your lavender harvest may have already begun. Or perhaps you...

Response to Women Over 40 Carrying This Country t...

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Saturday September 12, 2009   -   By Christine

Normally if I have a comment to a post I will just send a short reply, but John’s post on women over 40 carrying this country to freedom got me thinking more about where we as a country are headed. In Sugarcreek have been dealing with serious blows to our...

What's in your fabric softener and dryer sheets?

Blog: Sharon Hubbs-Kreft, Herbalist - Amazing Grace Herbals LLC   -   Thursday July 16, 2009   -   By Sharon

I received an email from a great friend and wanted to pass the info onto you. It is an excerpt from a very helpful book and may surprise you when you read on  . . . Here are some words taken from Sloan Barnett's book, 'Green Goes with Everything'...

Animal Welfare Approved

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday July 13, 2009   -   By Megan

I just got our packet from Animal Welfare Approved. We're almost done! There are a few things we need to improve like cleaning the debris from the new pasture land and getting a derogation to continue docking our lambs tails, re-seeding and irrigating the...

Herbal Diaper Wipes For Your Herbal Baby

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Tuesday April 28, 2009   -   By Jessica

Washable herbal wipes are a super green and economical way to wash baby’s bottom, plus, it’s a great chemical-free rinse! The diaper service here in Tehachapi suggests that by using natural products like your own diaper wipes and natural herbal baby balms such...


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