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Colvin Family Farm--Week 16

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Saturday August 21, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Hello everybody! It has been a great week! We thoroughly enjoyed seeing my brother Matt as he was in on leave prepatory to being deployed for three years, and the 26 year old "bach" brought a quite charming girlfriend to meet the family as...

Colvin Family Farm--Week 14

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Wednesday August 11, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Sorry to all you blog readers that I didn't get this up last week!   It's been another long, hot, dry week on the mountain--we've been busy getting all of the Fall crops in, and we're trying to hold down the fort watering! I hope you all enjoy...

NH Eat Local Month & Local Meat

Blog: Monadnock Localvore Project   -   Saturday July 31, 2010   -   By Jen

Monadnock Localvore E-Newsletter August 2010 ...

Wendell's Wisdom

Blog: Mott Family Farm   -   Sunday July 25, 2010   -   By Shelley

(from Jeff) While millions of farmers have been driven from the land in the last decades, we believe it is necessary for millions to go back. We hope our success will spur many aspiring farmers to  live their dream and help take back our food supply...

Colvin Family Farm--Week 13

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday July 23, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

We've had a great week! Our main objective was to get our Fall crops planted--which we've succeeded in doing most of them! Sweet Corn, Cabbage, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, Spinach, Carrots, on and on and on....we look forward to the...

A Community Garden gets an Involuntary pesticide ...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Saturday July 17, 2010   -   By Tony

A local community garden that does not allow its members to use synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers , gets an INVOLANTARY pesticide spray and is asked to remove  fruits and vegetables from the garden. Thus,raising questions...

Week 11

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday July 09, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Well, flitter---the power just flickered and I lost everything, but just the same I'm as tickled as can be! We are in the middle of a rain storm that's already dumped more than an inch on our farm! That is a huge load off of my mind as we've been...

Share produce, help the needy, Saturdays this Summ...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Tuesday June 22, 2010   -   By Kay

Picking this week - Wednesday & Friday mornings in Zebulon we will be picking and need VOLUNTEERS to help us pick / glean. Call the number below if you can help. All the produce we collect will be distributed to the needy through Pilot Baptist Church,...

Colvin Family Farm May 13th-19th--Ninth Week

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday June 18, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

We had 40 folks out to the farm yesterday for our first CSA shareholder day ever--we did have a list of activities planned, but we spent so much time touring the main field that we didn't have time for the games! Mom did teach interested folks how to do...

Colvin Family Farm May 30th-June 5th--fifth week

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday June 04, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

As I type this, I've been run indoors by the rain--it's a nice gentle rain, but there's certainly enough that we had to get in out of it. I'm going to put together the newsletter, while Caleb and Isaac work on washing and drying the Spinach that we were...

Colvin Family Farm May 23rd-29th--fifth week

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday May 28, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Hello everybody! As usual on our farm we've had a busy week full of mundane things that we do every day of the week--along with a double handful of things that have never happened before (just enough to keep us hooked on farming)--It is fun to watch the...

Colvin Family Farm--May 16-22

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday May 21, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Again, I'm late getting this out--by the time you all read this you have probably already seen us at market. Because it is so late, this will probably be one of the most "thrown together" newsletters yet as there are hundreds of little things...

Colvin Family Farm--May 9th-15th

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Friday May 14, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Hello Everybody! I tried to get this out yesterday, but our trusty "old faithful" laptop up and died on us in the middle of creating it. So, I am now creating this on our new Dell Inspiron Desktop computer. It is about as much better than our...

This Week At Colvin Family Farm

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Thursday May 06, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Howdy everybody! I hope that you all will forgive me for putting all of these pictures in here, but I "got happy" with this new DSL Internet connection, and I really wanted you all to be able to "see" how the farm looks right now!...

Late April Update

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Wednesday May 05, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

I was tickled early one morning last week to be able to catch this picture of a Blue Heron wading through the edge of our pond! We don't normally have waterbirds land in our small pond, although we've had wild ducks, Canadian geese etc.. before. This...

April At Colvin Family Farm

Blog: Colvin Family Farm   -   Saturday April 10, 2010   -   By Colvin Farm

Over the past month we've just about got all of our tillable land worked over for the first time! It is necessary to work in your cover crop well enough in advance of putting in your main crop so that it will compost and add all of the nutrients that give...

CSA SHARES FOR MISTY MEADOWS FARM

Blog: Misty Meadows Farm   -   Tuesday March 23, 2010   -   By Ralph and Kathy

Please check out our CSA page here on Local Harvest.  We still have openings and several different options for sizes, prices, days, and locations. Misty Meadows Farm is the oldest running CSA in the Louisville, Kentucky area; we are going into our...

Baseball Radio Network Aims to Grow More Than Rati...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday March 01, 2010   -   By Kay

Baseball Radio Network Aims to Grow More Than Ratings! Play-by-Play Sports Properties To Team Up With Local Non-Profit on Mudcats Broadcasts   Zebulon, NC, March 1, 2010--        &nbs...

How to choose a CSA

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm CSA   -   Wednesday February 24, 2010   -   By Angela

I just wanted to pass along this information that was written by local harvest. I recommend that you read it if you are considering joining a CSA. It can help you determine if a CSA membership is right for you.   http://www.localharvest.org/newsletter/20...

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