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Blog: M's Organic Sustainable Farm   -   Sunday February 23, 2014   -   By MM

Read CNG's Response to the "Only Organic" Campaign. We want people to know that the USDA organic label is not the ONLY way to be sure you're not getting GMO's or synthetic pesticides. As we all know, there's much more that goes into making good...

Nishnabotna Naturals provides a bounty of fresh Ce...

Blog: Nishnabotna Naturals   -   Thursday January 23, 2014   -   By Nishnabotna Carl

Certified USDA Organic in our first full year of operation and continually certified for the past 3 years, we proudly supply some of the top restaurants in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and the Tomato-Tomato fresh market in West Omaha. ...

WhaHooo! Half way through!

Blog: Oregon Trail Garlic   -   Thursday September 19, 2013   -   By Kevin

We got to the halfway point on cleaning and sorting our garlic today!  That's about 1,500 lbs WOW.  This is our first big year, and the scope of the labor involved is really clear now.  I did all of the cleaning and sorting by myself last year,...

Being Certified Naturally Grown.

Blog: Origins Farm   -   Tuesday April 23, 2013   -   By Alistar

I once heard someone speak about his childhood; he mentioned that everyday when he came home from school, his mother would ask “Sammy, did you ask a good question in class today?” She did not ask him what he learned in class, but rather inquired into the...

Making Compost Tea @ Origins Farm

Blog: Origins Farm   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Alistar

Like a great cup of earl grey tea, compost tea is a simple, yet elegant brew that soothes the soul. Of plants, that is. We often use compost tea on our new seedlings for increasing fertility in the soil and to increase its resistance to soil-borne...

Its seed drying and packaging time at Home Farm He...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday December 13, 2012   -   By Arlene

Do you every feel that you are busier than a one armed paper hanging?  This time of year I feel that way and it is not because of the holiday season.  It is because the plants that we allowed to go to seed.  The seeds are now dried...

2012 Season, February

Blog: Jake's Farm   -   Friday February 10, 2012   -   By Chris

We survived 2011! As many of our loyal customers already know, last year was a disaster and went down in the history books as the worst growing season ever on our farm. It was very disheartning to watch foliar diseases destroy our tomatoes while helplessly...

Windswept Farms Country Market - Horse Cave, KY

Blog: Windswept Farms of Kentucky   -   Wednesday April 27, 2011   -   By Joseph & Gwen

WINDSWEPT FARMS COUNTRY MARKET GRAND OPENING CELERATION MAY 5- MAY 7 9:00AM-6:00PM THURS -SAT (Or BY APPT.) 101 NORTH DIXIE HWY, HORSE CAVE,KY (FORMER SUBWAY BLDG/31W& MAIN ST) Contact: 270-404-4024/ 270-786-4846...

So much rain the worms are drowning

Blog: Gravel Knolls Farm, CSA   -   Friday April 15, 2011   -   By Linda

April 15... Just a few days ago I stepped into the plastic covered hoop house protecting our crop of transplants for the farm and noticed 3-4 dozen worms of all sizes laying still on top the hard, muddy ground and not a one showing the tiniest of wiggles....

Oregon Tilth Certified!

Blog: Deck Family Farm   -   Wednesday August 11, 2010   -   By Christine

Deck Family Farm is officially Organic and Oregon Tilth Certified ! It was a long process and we have been waiting ever so patiently for this outcome. We now offer Organic Beef, Chicken and Turkeys.     

Harvest is Coming!!!

Blog: An apple a day   -   Thursday August 05, 2010   -   By Ken

What a strange year!  Or maybe nothing is strange anymore.  Hit 80 in March , orchard began blooming three weeks early, and then hard freeze Mothers" Day.  We lost about 30% of the blossoms I think so harvest will be low this year. ...

Jake's Farm

Blog: Jake's Farm   -   Thursday December 03, 2009   -   By Chris

We are home from a much needed vacation to St. Martin. Our fields are surving heavy winter rains as they are fully covercropped now. The strawberries are loving their new home after transplanting in October. The garlic is growing nicely along with carrots,...

Food Safety

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Wednesday March 25, 2009   -   By Walter

Let's try a voluntary paradigm shift. Instead of assuming that the food we buy is safe, let's assume it is not 100% safe. In other words there is no certainty. [This is my old stat tutor persona coming to the fore, by the way.] Now, since we cannot say...

Certified Naturally Grown

Blog: Boardtown Organics   -   Saturday January 24, 2009   -   By Greg

     Well, we have been accepted into "Certified Naturally Grown"!!!  I don't know if I'll bother getting "Certified Organic".  I like CNG's tougher standards!       The...

What's Growing On 1.18.09

Blog: TLC Ranch   -   Sunday January 18, 2009   -   By Jim

Residents of the Monterey Peninsula can now rejoice.  TLC Ranch will be trying out the Pacific Grove farmers' market with our very own booth, selling both meat and eggs.  Come by every Monday afternoon from 4-7pm (winter hours) and support this...

What the heck is a CSA anyway?

Blog: Simply Sustainable - My Life on an Organic Farm   -   Tuesday November 25, 2008   -   By Simply Sustainable 1

What the heck is a CSA? " C ommunity S upported A griculture " In basic terms, a CSA consists of a community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes, either legally or...

Greenhill Farm - Sutton, NH

Blog: Greenhill Farm   -   Monday November 17, 2008   -   By Kate/ Ben/ Luke / Mack

Hi Folks,  Greenhill Farm is an up and coming Certified Organic Farm located in the Kearsarge Region of New Hampshire.  We are in the midst of getting our name out to the surrounding area in order to spread the joys of local food to our community. ...


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