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Blog: Schoolcraft UMC Farmers Market   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By SUMC

The Schoolcraft UMC Farmers' Market will open for the 2014 season on Wednesday, June 4 and run through the end of September. Applications are available at the Church website at The market is a great place to find fruits, veggies,...


Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Monday October 14, 2013   -   By Brian

  English Sheppard’s are known as America's farm dog.  English and Scottish herdsman brought them here.  The first known history of the work dog is from Caesar’s time.  As Caesar’s army traveled, they had dogs, what is...

Rain, rain, rain!

Blog: KaPa De'Le Farm   -   Thursday December 06, 2012   -   By Karen

December 7, 2012; well "they" told us that the sun was going to shine today; but, it didn't.  It was a foggy, drizzly, cold mess all day.  On our little piece of heaven, over that past 4 days, we've had almost 7 inches of rain.  For...

The transition is complete

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday August 07, 2012   -   By Brian

It has been over a month now that we placed the new flock of layers in with the older women.  The transition has gone surprisingly smooth.  Yes, there were some territorial disputes at first and Coadee and I ran a lot of interference but the...


Farm Day just around the corner..

Blog: Skywatcher Farms   -   Tuesday May 29, 2012   -   By Matthew

Well June is just about here.... We butchered over 140 chickens last week, ground most of them (whole) into raw dog food chubs.  Saved some for us and are smoking a few for farm day.  Looks like the chicken side of it is dialed in.  We have...

The escape artist

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday March 20, 2012   -   By Brian

Coadee is thirteen months old.   She is still nipping at people’s hands and legs.  Se we keep her in an outside pen so that she is secure when not supervised.  At least we tried to keep her in the pen.  I was so proud of myself when I...


Who is Smarter

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday June 21, 2011   -   By Brian

Fer coadee (Scottish for "protector") is sixteen weeks old.  We have her three days and four nights out of the week and Carol (the breeder/trainer) keeps her four days and three nights.  She is still a pup but shows great promise. ...


A Horse, A Pig, An Armadillo And A Dog

Blog: Dark Water Ranch   -   Friday May 06, 2011   -   By shepherd

God must have thought that I needed a laugh today. Here is my story of what happened on the farm today, I went out to start to feed, surprise, surprise a pig ran out from the wooded area and ran a circle around my feet and took off for the pig pen. Okay, so...

Fer Coadee

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday April 12, 2011   -   By Brian

Part of our plan all along was to get a working dog when we went to farming full-time.  My wife, being a dog person, did the research to find the right breed and personality for chickens.  The reason for waiting is that dogs, especially working...


Will It Ever End?

Blog: Fitzgerald's Family Farm, LLC   -   Monday March 07, 2011   -   By Sharon

Schnee, neve, nieve, sneeuw, niege ... in any language, they all mean the same thing... SNOW! And I think I can speak for most folks around here when I say,  I think we've had  enough !



Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Thursday January 06, 2011   -   By Poly

PET FOOD NEEDS   Local Harvest features many wonderful products made by small family farms, to host the delicate needs for your pets. Here is the link It is convenient...

September/October Newsletter!

Blog: Kyle Farms All Natural Lamb   -   Thursday October 07, 2010   -   By Anne

  And the most exciting news for September is....NEW PUPPY!   Ok, yes the lovely sheep of Kyle Farms are always exciting, and are looking and doing great by the way. The newest addition to the working dog ranks at Kyle Farms is Kyle’s Dirt,...

The Slow Flow

Blog: Mott Family Farm   -   Thursday August 05, 2010   -   By Shelley

In the Dog Days of summer I've learned the art of slowness. Slow moving. Slow cooking. Slow picking. Slow packing. Sometimes even my thought processes are slowed down--all in my body's effort to cope with the sticky heat. In our non-air conditioned house,...



Blog: Mott Family Farm   -   Friday July 09, 2010   -   By Shelley

Duke is our faithful canine companion on the farm. Splotched black and white (his Dalmation side) with soul-ful eyes (his Walker, Coon Dog side), he has been responsible for chasing the racoons down from the peach trees and leaving his scent around, causing...


piglet sausage available soon

Blog: Anonymous Farm   -   Thursday November 19, 2009   -   By Risha

Four of our eight little piggies were taken to the processor this week. Hana and her friend Skylar are saying goodbye along with our reverse herd dog Aggie. When the piglets escaped last month Aggie wasn't the best herding dog, she kept scattering th...

Happy Hot Dog Day-California Garlic Style!

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Friday July 17, 2009   -   By Justin

July is truly a great month for celebrating – summer’s in full swing, 4th of July, California garlic harvest is underway and – are you sitting down? (Drum roll, please)… July is National Hot Dog Month! In fact, July 19 is National Hot Dog Day, so...

Thanksgiving for Dogs ~ Thanking Fido & Fifi

Blog: Paw Naturaw   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Jeffrey

Thanksgiving presents an opportunity for reflection and appreciation and fresh and delicious organic food.  In many cases Thanksgiving brings Americans closer to their family, friends and loved ones, but don't forget to include Fido and Fifi into each of...

America's First Line of Organic, Raw, Dehydrated D...

Blog: Paw Naturaw   -   Saturday November 15, 2008   -   By Jeffrey

Organic Leader of the Pack Paw Naturaw leads the pack yet again by providing America's first line of USDA certified organic, raw, dehydrated diets for dogs.  Why Feed Organic Raw Dehydrated? While organic, raw, fresh or frozen diets will most...

Ten Dog Health Benefits from Feeding Paw Naturaw

Blog: Paw Naturaw   -   Monday November 10, 2008   -   By Jeffrey

Ten health & behavior improvements often found by feeding Paw Naturaw organic diets include: 1. Energy and vitality increase. 2. Anxiety diminishes. 3. Skin conditions improve or disappear. 4. Eyes, ears, and allergy related issues clear up. 5....

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