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Thoughts for Friday, June 6, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Friday June 06, 2014   -   By Edward

While scouting the potato patch the day before last, I discovered some beginnings of the blight. As I looked up the diseased leaves to confirm my suspicion that it was late blight, my next thought was to contact our county ag agent to give him the word. You...

About Us

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday May 29, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Welcome to Harvest Michigan! Our focus is to develop a thriving, regional 'Food Hub' for the (northern) Southeast Michigan region servicing Oakland and Macomb counties. We offer services through the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, and the Buying...

Nishnabotna Naturals provides a bounty of fresh Ce...

Blog: Nishnabotna Naturals   -   Thursday January 23, 2014   -   By Nishnabotna Carl

Certified USDA Organic in our first full year of operation and continually certified for the past 3 years, we proudly supply some of the top restaurants in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and the Tomato-Tomato fresh market in West Omaha. ...

The State of Affairs

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Tuesday September 24, 2013   -   By Marcie

We're poised for battle here! Two weeks ago Miami-Dade county knocked on my door with a warning that told us we had a five hive maximum for our zoning and needed to get rid of the balance of our bees. I was stunned! We're state registered beekeepers, and I...

Urban Farm Heirloom Seed Company

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Katie

Seeds are a hot topic at Arcadia Farms these days. We just wrapped up an heirloom seed giveaway this past week. The week before that I shared a Seed Starting Spreadsheet with you that can help you determine when to plant seeds and approximately when...

December 8th on the Farm!

Blog: Blue Sky Gathering   -   Friday December 07, 2012   -   By Talia

Hi Blue Sky Friends!   Hope everyone is having a wonderful week!  I am really looking forward to being on the farm this weekend!  Blue Sky will be open Sat., 10-4, as usual.  Also, going on this weekend is "Open Barn" at the...

Ruling The Roost

Blog: Winged Elm Farm   -   Monday October 08, 2012   -   By Brian

The time of morning, just before sunrise, where the light is revealing the landscape, the animals are stirring but not up, the distant meow of our cat Mickey as he strolls up the hundred or so yards from his den to our front porch is my favorite time of the...

Full Moon

Blog: Winged Elm Farm   -   Saturday October 06, 2012   -   By Brian

I was standing in the oldest orchard. The light was provided by the full moon. High and staggered clouds were moving across the sky providing a stop and go slide show with the moonlight. And, I was reminded again that one of the principle joys of living in the...

2" rain. WOW!!!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday August 20, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   This week, we'll have German Butterball potatoes, onions, garlic, kale, eggplant, green beans, summer squash, tomatoes, sweet peppers, and basil, cilantro, and parsley. The German Butterballs...

It's Market Time Again!

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By Angela

It's the most wonderful time of the year......I've been singing that song for days.  It's Market time again!!! The Marshfield Farmers' Market will celebrate its opening day on May 4, 2012 at 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm.  All the usual offenders will...

Sunday Reality

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday March 18, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today has been another day of work, but a little bit of play as well. After we took care of business, we decided to go to the Sublette Toy and Tractor Show in Sublette, Illinois. It was nice to see the two Breast Cancer tractors at the show. My friend, Rick...

Sunday Adventures

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday March 18, 2012   -   By Jeff

Yesterday was another very productive day. I revamped the seed room and erected the small temporary greenhouse outside. We use the temporary greenhouse for plants once they are transplanted. So now with the expanded seeding room, we will have enough room...

Fruit Tree Preparation

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday February 26, 2012   -   By Jeff

Well it is supposed to warm up a little bit today. Yesterday was a nice sun shiny day, but it never really got all that warm. Today, my wife and I are attending church. It will be nice to be there as we were unable to attend last Sunday. There is also a...

Sunday at Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday January 28, 2012   -   By Jeff

Sunday at Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce is a day for reflection and worship. We try to attend worship service each Sunday, however, during the busy season it is very difficult. When we return to the farm after church, we generally try to cook a large lunch....

Why Our CSA

Blog: Heritage Hills Farm   -   Sunday January 08, 2012   -   By Patricia

Our CSA has gotten rave reviews from former members and we only do 4 shares a season! Our CSA shareholders can develop a relationship with our land and the farmers who raise their food.  You can be assured your food dollars are sure to stay...

Scenic trash of Elbert County

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Monday November 07, 2011   -   By Mary

In Elbert County we find many things put to use that find new life and are no longer rubbish.   We find many things, brand new, cast away on the roadside like soda cans and lunch wrappers that become rubbish.   But the State law is clear: farmers...

A contest!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday November 06, 2011   -   By Mary

Here's a contest with excellent prizes for first, second and third place! Every correct answer is entered to win, but EVERY answer with supporting citation from the law gets a bonus prize. Does Elbert County's rubbish ordinance apply to a)...

Fall in Ohio

Blog: R Farm of Northwest Ohio, LLC   -   Tuesday October 04, 2011   -   By Doug and Melissa

We love fall in Ohio and on our farm.  The weather today was absolutely beautiful in the 70's with a gentle breeze. September is our County Fair and we participate through the 4-H program and in some open classes as well.  Our older daughter showed a...

Blue Ribbons

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Saturday September 24, 2011   -   By Brian

The Great Frederick County Fair is winding down today.  I am proud to say that our strawberries and concord grapes were not only delicious but when made into jam they garnered the coveted prize of blue ribbon. That is correct my wife won blue...

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