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The Exceptional (Pastured) Egg

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday June 12, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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What's an egg worth?

Blog: City Farm Austin   -   Wednesday May 14, 2014   -   By Paula

 A family came for a farm tour and milking class yesterday and asked if I would consider allowing several families to go in on costs to feed my chickens non-soy non-gmo food.  I decided to actual sit down and run annual profits and costs.  What...

Winter Egg Update

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday December 27, 2013   -   By Katie

In mid-November I shared that our hens had stopped laying eggs completely due to molting, cold weather and minimal daylight hours. Though chickens can and will lay occasional eggs during cold, dark winter days, we decided not to endure an entire winter...

Four-Egg Day

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday December 16, 2013   -   By Katie

Ever since wintery weather began we’ve been receiving one to three eggs each day. After skillful interrogation I still haven’t been able to get the hens to spill the beans on which girls aren’t pulling their weight! Meanwhile, three eggs a day isn’t...

Our First Egg

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Sunday June 23, 2013   -   By Katie

Today we’re getting several things done in the yard. One of those things is finally constructing the chicken paddocks around the coop. (Until now, the chickens have been free-ranging in the backyard.) I’ll be posting a more complete chicken update soon,...

Farm News

Blog: Three Dog Farmstead   -   Monday April 29, 2013   -   By Christina

Well, we're off to a cloudy start to these last few days of April, but I for one am thankful that so much of the pollen has been 'washed' out of the air....and off of my truck! We are still trying to work out our honor stand system for egg purchasing. For the...

Container Gardening Tips

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 29, 2013   -   By Katie

The more I learn about sustainable living, the more convinced I become that everyone can grow fresh food at home. Not everyone can have the same 1,500 square feet of garden space that we have here at Arcadia Farms, but even renters and apartment...

Celebrate Easter Without Sugar

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Easter is coming! On Sunday March 31 our family will be celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ . While the Easter Bunny doesn’t make an appearance during our celebration (we prefer to shoot any giant rodents found sneaking into the house) we do...

Winter Planning and Building

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Monday February 11, 2013   -   By Rebekah

  With the cold, and occasionally snowy, days of winter upon us the farm fields are resting while inside a warm building planning for the upcoming season takes place. This year Procter Farm is working on a number of new ventures, not least of...

February 4, 2013 -- the Turkeys are Coming!

Blog: KaPa De'Le Farm   -   Monday February 04, 2013   -   By Karen

We are having beautiful weather here in Northern CA!  Temps are in the 60's, and even though I know that Old Man Winter will return with a vengence I am enjoying watching the trees budding, listening to the birds singing and now the Turkeys...

Beef and eggs Dec 29

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Wednesday December 26, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings friends of Abbe Hills Farm, There is no farmers market this upcoming weekend, but if enough of you are interested, we will have beef available at the farm on Saturday, December 29, 11:00 until noon.  But you have to pre-order the beef with...

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Thanksgiving food this week

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday November 16, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   Market this Saturday is in Mt. Vernon, 11:00 until 1:00, in the Community Center at the east end of downtown.  I'll be bringing Thanksgiving food:  eggs, small red potatoes for...

Uncle Sam & Apple Pie

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday July 03, 2012   -   By Twilya

It was a nail biter clear to the final out and we won!   This game was so much fun to watch.   At one point I thought I was going to have a heart attack.   The other team was really good so this one made all of us walk a little taller....

All about Barred Rocks Chickens.

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday May 28, 2012   -   By Suzie OConnor

The Barred rocks breed of chicken is casually referred to as "rocks" in breeder circles. They're a cold hardy breed that is ideal for small individual farms. They're also a favorite of small backyard flock owners since they double up as great...

What is the Ameraucana Chicken About?

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday May 28, 2012   -   By Suzie OConnor

The Ameraucana chicken, which is also spelled out as the Americana chicken in some cases, is one of the more interesting chickens to grow. It has one of the more attractive designs of any chicken to take a look at. The Ameraucana chicken was...

An Anticipated Visit From the Tooth Fairy and Grea...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie is about to lose her first tooth.   It is wiggly and she is so excited.   She has heard about the Tooth Fairy but has not experienced her magic yet.  She has big plans for her soon found fortune.   I am serving carrots for...

The Connectedness of Wheat and Blackberries

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Twilya

I know you are probably wondering what I am drinking, but the two have beautiful relationship on our farm.   We are usually offering predictions for the first day of wheat harvest beginning in early June and don’t start cutting until the end of the...

Mother's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Mother’s Day Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and while we have had several beautiful baskets and planters leave, we have many more still available.   Tomorrow we will be at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE from 10:00 until...

T-Ball Season is Here & We Are Gearing Up For Moth...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Twilya

Livie after just one practice is hooked!   She loved visiting with the other girls and considering it was her first time looked pretty good in the short stop position.   She was not going to let that ball get past her!   She just might be...

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