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The role of Green education to attain a sustainab...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday December 17, 2013   -   By Tony

Why Green Awareness is a pre-requisite to Sustainable Living? Let my Educational green  work   answer  and not simply my words! Talk is cheap they say...But walking your talk or walking the walk is the real thing!  Don't...

Educational Classes for 2014

Blog: Brewers Mushrooms   -   Wednesday November 20, 2013   -   By Tammy

Brewers Mushrooms has been growing and business has been booming this year since we have our new location we have alot more room to do alot more educational classes!  We are very excited for the year coming up we have planned a Mushroom Cultivation class...

Sustainable Foodie

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Sunday February 10, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

[We apologize that the imbedded images in this article did not translate.  Please see our Facebook page for the accompanying images.  Thanks!] Remember visiting Grandma’s farm as a child, helping feed the chickens, or watching her make an...

AGRICATION

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Brian

Agrication - [Ag-ri-kay-shun];  1. Verb;   The act of educating people about their food source and why the industrial food complex is doing the exact opposite.   2. Noun; One who takes a weeks vacation from...

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Visit our farm - anytime!

Blog: Chicken Thistle Farm   -   Sunday February 20, 2011   -   By Andy

We would love to invite you to visit our website / blog anytime at Chicken Thistle Farm.  See what we are doing and how / why we make the decisions we do. Visit www.chickenthistlefarm.com 

HOMESCHOOL Bill in Illinois

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday February 11, 2011   -   By GrannySue

While this is not related to food or animals, many people who come to this blog might also be interested in home schooling in our state. If not, please read no further -   From: Home School Legal Defense Association Date: ...

Grow First, then Share

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday January 10, 2011   -   By Kay

Ready for a new venture for 2011? Grow your own vegetables. Join us at Grow and Share Greenhouse, 70 Harrison Street, Zebulon, NC, 9:00 A.M. to 11:00A.M. on Saturdays.  You will receive hands-on gardening instructions to plant, nurture and harvest...

Sustaining Member Visit

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Sunday January 09, 2011   -   By Megan

Two of our Sustaining Members are here for a few days and it has been great fun having them! Despite mud and cold they've been able to spend time getting to know all of the farm critters and today we are going out to the grazing grounds to take pictures of the...

Tomatoes & Spinach & Carrots, Oh My!

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday November 29, 2010   -   By Kay

One of the ways that my Mom fueled our gardening interest was to let us choose a unique type of seed each year. We chose and grew unusual vegetables, cotton, gourds, and even flowers.   We hope to use this lesson from my Mom and...

Inordinate Expectations

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday November 16, 2010   -   By Brian

In an attempt to reach out to our community, and get help for the farm, I called the local high school and talked to the student-advisor of the “Future Farmers of America" club.  I explained that we were a local organic farm and wanted to...

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Sheep Industry Leadership

Blog: Golden Acres Ranch, LLC   -   Sunday July 04, 2010   -   By Bobbie

I've been accepted as one of thirty-two participants for this sheep industry leadership school in Columbus, Ohio at Ohio State University.  There have only been three others from the State of Florida since it has been offered.   The program...

Seeking Farmers to share what they know at our fun...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Saturday May 01, 2010   -   By Kay

Our second annual fundraiser, the Grow And Share Music Festival 2010, will be held Labor Day Weekend near Raleigh NC. The festival will again this year have Farm Education Stations.  We are seeking farmers to come and share what they know, from...

Educating Potential Customers

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday January 29, 2010   -   By David

I find a large part of my work as a small farmer is educating folks as to why they should buy local off the farm whenever possible.  Sure, there is a segment of soceity that is already convinced of that and some of them shop here at local harvest or the...

How to Encourage Planning and Ordering

Blog: Emma's Family Farm in Maine   -   Tuesday January 19, 2010   -   By Rose and Steve

One of the problems we face here at Emma's Family Farm is customer disappointments. Those customers who have learned to plan either order well in advance or order in large enough quantities so the products will be available when they wish to eat them. Of...

The Honorable Farmer Class

Blog: The Open Gate Farm   -   Tuesday January 05, 2010   -   By Jon and Elaine

Are you ready to farm?  Come learn the basics of farming in this once a month for six months course held at The Open Gate Farm on Camano Island, WA!  Call for details and a brochure...360-387-4449.

School Gardens Will Grow Food to Eat, To Learn, An...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday November 09, 2009   -   By Kay

November 9, 2009 – Zebulon, NC USA Elementary school teachers are going green in Franklin County, NC with installation of school gardens. Teachers are adding gardening to their lesson plans for science, nutrition, and other subjects. Produce grown in...

Franklin County School Gardens: First Installation...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Saturday October 31, 2009   -   By Kay

Grow And Share is working with several Franklin County schools, providing supplies and assistance to install school gardens. The students and teachers will then tend the gardens in the Spring, eat their harvest, and share a portion of their harvest too. We're...

We are Losing our Extension Agent

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Saturday October 24, 2009   -   By Brian

Cuts are taking place at all levels of government in our State.  Where the rubber meets the road, they are taking away one of the biggest knowledge resources in our State when it comes to small farming.  Our Extension Agent and his aide are getting...

Cornell Sheep and Goat Symposium this Weekend

Blog: Kyle Farms All Natural Lamb   -   Tuesday October 20, 2009   -   By Anne

This coming Saturday, October 24th is the Cornell Sheep and Goat Symposium (and for those in PA the PA Sheep Symposium).  Matt will be speaking at the Cornell Sheep and Goat Symposium, on "How We Do Things at Kyle Farms"   This should be a...

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