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Farm to Table 2013

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday March 28, 2013   -   By Emily

Once again, I took the farm on the road to Pittsburgh's Farm to Table conference.  This year's event was last weekend.  As in past years, not only did I have a table in the exhibit hall, but I was one of the featured presenters as well.   Our...

Conference Review

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday November 28, 2012   -   By Emily

The second weekend of November, I attended the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy's annual conference and had an absolutely wonderful time.  The ALBC's mission is to preserve rare breeds of livestock.  Most people think of tigers or pandas when...

Packing Up

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday November 06, 2012   -   By Emily

On a farm like ours, it is hard to get away because the livestock are always hungry, whether you need a vacation or not.  However, now that the garden is done for the year and the stand has only a few more weeks left, it is easier to plan to get...

Veggies for Sale, Early Summer Crops in the Ground

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Well! It has been quite the week and weekend. Procter Center held a Food and Faith conference, bringing together many people interested in making a difference in their communities and lives. We had a wonderful weekend of education, conversation, sharing,...

Sliding towards Spring

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday February 15, 2012   -   By Emily

It's the halfway day of February already! Winter seems to be just flying by. Although, the fact that it has been warm and snow free for much of the time probably has a lot to do with that feeling. But as we start on the downhill of the month, I can't...

Farm to Table

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday March 29, 2011   -   By Emily

What a weekend! I was so happy to be a part of Pittsburgh's Farm to Table conference, but it sure made for a few long days. I'm fortunate that one of my sisters lives just a few miles from downtown, so I was able to stay with her and have some help...

A Very Successful Weekend

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday March 29, 2010   -   By Emily

It was a very busy weekend here.  Thursday night I heard the first peeps coming from the incubator, we kicked off hatching season with a Delaware chick followed by many more Delawares, some Barred Rocks, Buff Orpingtons and a few Polish and Blue Cochins....

Farm to Table

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday March 24, 2010   -   By Emily

It's a crazily busy week here, I'm on a break but won't get away from my day job till well after dark today & tomorrow.  It all works out for the best though, as I will have enough hours in that I won't need to use a precious vacation day to be at the...


Lots of Excitement!

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday March 19, 2010   -   By Emily

The weather here has been beatuiful, the mud is drying and we have even more beautiful farm babies!  Lambing season continues, we now have a total of 6 healthy little lambs...5 rams (boys) and one ewe.  Last years we fininshed the season with 4 ewes...

2nd Annual World Alpaca Conference Blog Coverage

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Sunday May 31, 2009   -   By Katy

This week I’m gearing up for the National Alpaca Conference and Show. This year AOBA (Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association) is hosting the Second Annual World Alpaca Conference in Cleveland, Ohio June 3-7. It is to be held at the I-X Center and will...

Meals Without Wheels

Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Wednesday November 26, 2008   -   By Laura

Who: interested consumers, farmers, gardeners, etc. What: The annual winter conference and workshops of NOFA-NY (Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York).  Where: Rochester, New York When: January 23rd through 25th Why: There are workshops...

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