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Fruit And Veggie Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday May 17, 2014   -   By Phil

  This is a salad I like to make to have when I'm out in the field all day! 1 can drained fruit cocktail 1/4 cup each finely cut onion, celery, red pepper and mixed nuts ( I use pecans, pumpkin, sunflower seed) 1/8 cup raisins   Cook veggies in...

Asparaus and Sweet Potato Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Phil

  This recipe is great looking and great tasting. Serve it warm or chilled. Enjoy! 3 or 4 kale leaves cooked and chopped; center spine removed.        1 sweet potato cooked, skinned and cut into cubes 1/2 can...

The Long Winter of 2014

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Friday April 04, 2014   -   By Brigette

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 April 4, 2014 and there are still piles of snow scattered about the farm, some still almost waist deep where it was piled from plowing driveways. It isn’t...

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...

Spring is in the Air....

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Tuesday February 25, 2014   -   By Laura & Mike

Spring is in the air...well in some parts of the US anyway!  When Spring arrives so do seasonal allergies, sneezing, and watery eyes caused by pollen.  Try our Allergy Tea with it's key ingredient Stinging Nettle, which helps block histamines...

Snowy and cold - 2-25-14

Blog: Greenleaf Chickens   -   Tuesday February 25, 2014   -   By Sigo

I was looking at the record from a year ago and saw how little the weather has changed, except that this year has been a lot snowier.  I don't know how much has fallen here, because it is a small town and there are no "real weather records", but...

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Winter 2014

Blog: Our Father's Farm   -   Monday February 03, 2014   -   By Kathy & Joe

Despite the cold winter weather this year, the alpacas at Our Father's Farm have been snugly warm under their alpaca fleece.  I put some hay down in their sleeping area so their legs are not on not directly on the cold mats when the temperature drops in...

Crazy Cold

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Saturday January 18, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

I’m not trying to be dramatic, but it’s colder than colder than cold outside today.  Schools are canceled across the state and even in Chicago, eight hours driving time to the south.  A pure arctic blast sweeps across the Northland, plummeting...

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Organic Gardening TIPS:How to protect your vegetab...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday January 07, 2014   -   By Tony

Happy New Year ..gardeners and farmers . Stay warm by working out at your garden/farm "inclement  COLD "weather permitting!!! Better safe than sorry: Are you ready to protect your garden against the cold fronts and Polar Vortex now to...

SOME GOOD IDEAS ON HOW TO DRESS IN COLD WEATHER

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Saturday January 04, 2014   -   By Elaynn

I used to live in the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York State and also in the state of Maine, so, I have had plenty of experience with cold weather, including getting stranded with my car, sliding into  snow banks or ditchs and, with children with...

Cream of Oyster Mushroom Soup

Blog: Brewers Mushrooms   -   Thursday November 21, 2013   -   By Tammy

This is a great cold weather mushroom soup Cream of Oyster Mushroom Soup! My personal favorite with it are the Yellow Oyster Mushrooms! They give it the perfect Flavor!  Also if you have any mushroom recipes you want to share please email them to ...

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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Season Extenders

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday October 15, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

With 18 inches of snow still tumbling from the skies and sliding off the barn roof in mid-May this year, it’s been my grumble that we sure ought to have earned a late autumn.  We had a nip of frost during that cold and drizzly week in July,...

Frost! (And Other Updates)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Katie

There’s a reason why the last frost date in Michigan (the reasonable date on which you can plant outside in the spring without worrying about frost harming your plants) has been moved to May 18 . Last night (May 12/13) we had a visit from good ole Jack...

Wish List Wednesday | Raised Garden Bed Ideas

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday March 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Raised Garden Beds Welcome to another Wish List Wednesday ! On the third Wednesday of every month I’m sharing about all sorts of things I’d like to have, try or know more about. So far I’ve brought you lists on things...

The "To-Do" List

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday March 02, 2013   -   By Jeff

How many of you have a "To-Do" list? I am really not much of a list person, but in the effort to become more organized, I have created a "To-Do" list for the immediate time. These are some things I will be concentrating in the upcoming days...

Leeks - Cold Frame - Hot Bed

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 28, 2013   -   By Jeff

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} One of our main goals at Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce is to produce a top quality vegetable,...

Winter in Ohio

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Jason

What a difference a day makes in Northern Ohio in January!  Yesterday it was 60's and jacket weather and today we are in the mid 20's and I am pulling out the heavy coat, hat, and gloves!  I have to admit that we have been pretty lucky to not be...

Snow!!

Blog: Living Water Farm   -   Friday January 18, 2013   -   By Terri

Got about 5 inches of very wet snow yesterday.  Had to drive home from work in it but it had stopped snowing and the roads were ok by that time.  It was beautiful out this morning with the sunrise and the blue sky.  Cold out though and things...

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