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Get Creative: Marketing Local Food in Schools

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Thursday May 02, 2013   -   By Joan

It's late in the school year, but now is the time to look ahead to next year.  While all your teachers, administrators and parent volunteers are still available, it's the best time to consider changes in your local school food program for the 2013-2014...

Gardening Gadgets for Kids

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday April 17, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Gardening Gadgets for Kids Welcome to another Wish List Wednesday ! This week Owen will begin sowing seeds for his 4’ x 6’ raised garden, located next to his swing set in the backyard. Last summer I enjoyed watching him...

Corn Pudding and other Dilemmas

Blog: The Farm at Mollies Branch   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Diane

'Tis the day after Christmas; a day I am spending reflecting and planning. Family arrived yesterday, and we ate a meal of plenty followed by conversation and laughter. When they left, I felt content as I sat by the fire and opened up days worth of e-mail and...

Bringing Children In The Garden and Yummy Veggies ...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 05, 2012   -   By Jean

"Any garden demands as much of its maker as he has to give.  but I do not need to tell you, if you are a gardener, that no other undertaking will give as great a return for the amount of effort put into it." ...

Bringing Children In The Garden and Yummy Veggies ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday July 09, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Any garden demands as much of its maker as he has to give.  but I do not need to tell you, if you are a gardener, that no other undertaking will give as great a return for the amount of effort put into it." ...

Does anyone really care?

Blog: Lunchboxes4Life All-Natural Organic School Lunches   -   Saturday May 26, 2012   -   By Amy

So 4 years ago, I had this idea that children needed to eat healthier lunches, what I have discovered is that the average parent either does not have time, or the world of commercialism is just against them. I wanted to pack and deliver healthy lunches to...

Children's Gardens & more themes, Butterfly Kisses...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday April 17, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Each Spring my children get pretty enthusiastic about planting 'their' own garden plots.  Ryan, my soon to be 10year old is always right there ready to get going.  Last year he gathered several old bricks he discovered and made small 'raised'...

Children's Day at the Market

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday October 19, 2011   -   By WFM

Williamsburg Farmers Market 402 W Duke of Gloucester St. in Merchants Square Saturday, October 22 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. This weekend at the Williamsburg Farmers Market is for the children. Make sure to bring your comera as there will be a...

Are your children obese?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday July 04, 2011   -   By Mary

While every child loves fruit, most love vegetables if they are exposed to them a dozen times or more.  Vegetables are better foods for children than fruits, but the causes of obesity are numerous.  If you have trouble getting your children to eat...

Children's Day at the Market June 4, 2011

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday May 31, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, June 4, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Children’s Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will include SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) at the Chef Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Mr. Little’s Band will entertain from 9:00...

Have you camped in your backyard?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 22, 2011   -   By Mary

A fun adventure for children is camping in the woods, but the next best thing is camping out in the backyard.   While a safe place for the family to explore the basics of camping and do a “dry run” of a real camping adventure with children, it provides...

A Night Walk

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Friday March 18, 2011   -   By Mary

A walk before bed is a peaceful meditation for children who are afraid of the dark.   Seeing that night time is a time of rest for some creatures, but an active time for others helps create a question of when is an appropriate time for people to rest?...

Grow First, then Share

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday January 10, 2011   -   By Kay

Ready for a new venture for 2011? Grow your own vegetables. Join us at Grow and Share Greenhouse, 70 Harrison Street, Zebulon, NC, 9:00 A.M. to 11:00A.M. on Saturdays.  You will receive hands-on gardening instructions to plant, nurture and harvest...

Tomatoes & Spinach & Carrots, Oh My!

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday November 29, 2010   -   By Kay

One of the ways that my Mom fueled our gardening interest was to let us choose a unique type of seed each year. We chose and grew unusual vegetables, cotton, gourds, and even flowers.   We hope to use this lesson from my Mom and...

Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Tuesday November 09, 2010   -   By Christine

   Confused? I sure am. The tomorrow that I put off a few yesterdays ago is now here. That means the to-do list I didn't tend to is still there as well. I couldn't sleep last night as thoughts of chores whirled in my mind. I fought...

Children's Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market ...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday October 12, 2010   -   By WFM

Saturday, October 16 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Children’s Day Children’s Day will feature free activities for kids of all ages at the Williamsburg Farmers Market .   The Chef Tent demonstration will be...

Summer Tea's are here!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Monday June 28, 2010   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer is here and so is our extensive live of sugar free and caffeine free herb and flower teas!  Naturally sweet and kids will beg for more! Try our favorites (and most popular!) Owens Acres Suntea, Flush of Red, Chamomile Verbena, Lavender...

Torts could teach us a lot

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Tuesday April 13, 2010   -   By Sarah

Today we ate lunch outside, partly to enjoy the incredibly nice weather and partly because we wanted to watch our desert tortoise meander through the yard.   It is terribly fun to watch Dizzy eat and walk about.  He does everything so...

Is There Truth in all the Food Labels and Titles?

Blog: Auburnlea Farms   -   Friday March 26, 2010   -   By Rick and Becky

"Grass Fed", "Natural", "Pastured", "Antibiotic-Free"... What do all the terms  really  mean, and more importantly, what do they matter? In this world of gimmicks, marketing, and...

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