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Extreme Chores

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday March 07, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Bundled in 17 pounds of boots, insulated pants, down coat, hat, gloves, and face scarf, my glasses iced over by steamy breath, facing winter chores can become daunting even before leaving the back door. External faucets are frozen closed, so we fill...

Winter chores and a wildflower walk

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Saturday February 22, 2014   -   By Terry

Winter chores are nothing new.  While on the way home from town Friday, I noticed that the 36" culverts that carry the canal through my property were sort of getting overgrown and close to getting clogged up.... It's way easier to clean out a...

The Joys of Being a Farm Mommy

Blog: Heritage Harvest Farm   -   Wednesday March 16, 2011   -   By MattCorinneFletcher

My son, Fletcher, offically turns two-and-a-half today, marking quite a milestone. Well, it's not really a milestone, per se, but it is a big deal to him! He's a big boy, and along with being a big boy comes farm chores. While Fletcher is reluctant to...

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Change Your Good Shoes Before Going In With The Pi...

Blog: Dark Water Ranch   -   Tuesday January 18, 2011   -   By shepherd

It pays to remember what you're wearing before you start doing your chores. I was running late yesterday - I had to go to town for some things. I got home and I knew it was later than the normal time that I do chores. Everybody on the farm was hollering that...

Chicken Mutiny

Blog: Smaht Fahm   -   Tuesday November 30, 2010   -   By Erin

It's been a rough week, but we'll bounce back, we always do.  Last week I fractured my foot and have been hobbling around on crutches.  That same night, I developed a sore throat (see? that's what I get for going to the doctor, more germs!) and ended...

Perfect Days

Blog: Bloom Where You're Planted Farm   -   Wednesday April 21, 2010   -   By Teresa

Our weather lately has been amazing!  Plenty of sunshine, low humidity, temps in the mid-60s, and best of all......no wind!!!  That's a rarity here in Nebraska!  I looooove Springtime! We've been taking advantage of the conditions and...

Chores and Chickens

Blog: Ms Robin's Garden   -   Thursday March 11, 2010   -   By Robin

It's sure been nice to get this break from the dreary cold. We've been able to get outside to tackle some yard work, while getting a healthy dose of fresh air. One thing about living on a farm, the chores are never done. Yes, some can be...

Winter at Sauvie Island Lavender Farm

Blog: Sauvie Island Lavender Farm   -   Sunday January 04, 2009   -   By Julie

For those of you new to Sauvie Island Lavender Farm, we are located on one of the largest inland islands in the USA. Sauvie Island is only a few minutes from Portland, Oregon. We are a mix of farm lands, nursery lands and protected fish and...

Almost time to start another new year in the garde...

Blog: Diana's Gift Shop   -   Tuesday December 23, 2008   -   By Diana

Winter time "gardening"  While it is not actual gardening, planning your gardens or on what to change/add... is very important and can save you some work in the long run. Over this cold Winter is a good time to be planning your...

Fall

Blog: Starwood Eco-Farm   -   Thursday November 06, 2008   -   By Laura

Local Harvest tells me that I can create a blog.  So here we go... We are in major leaf mode.  We have an ad in the paper and collect offered leaves from City folk.  We mix the leaves with coffee grounds, llama and horse manure, and kitchen...

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