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Lettuce!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday April 12, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   There is no market this weekend.  Next Saturday, April 20, the market will be in Mt. Vernon.    Even though there is no market this weekend, I have things to sell, including eggs,...

The Chickens Next Door

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 12, 2013   -   By Katie

The moral of today’s post is that a major component of suburban/urban chicken keeping involves being a good neighbor… sweater or otherwise. Let’s face it – not everyone thinks keeping chickens is a super idea, regardless of how many benefits...

The price of a dozen fresh eggs

Blog: Hale Malu Farms   -   Wednesday April 10, 2013   -   By Kaya

What do you think a dozen of eggs should cost?  

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Why Chickens?

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 09, 2013   -   By Katie

We have chickens! Why raise chickens? I’m so glad you asked! If you live in the city or the suburbs or think chickens are gross or too much work or you just can’t do it because you don’t know enough or or or… this post is for you. There are lots of...

Chicken Week (Psst! We Have Chickens!)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? We have chickens! We are the proud owners of six ISA Red egg-laying hens who are six weeks old as of today! If all goes well, they’ll be supplying us with fresh, brown eggs by the end of the summer. We selected ISA Reds because they...

Eggs in the garage. Looking for 4 matching 15" ti...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday March 08, 2013   -   By Laura

Greeting shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills, Market tomorrow morning is 9:00 until 11:00 in the Community Center in lovely downtown Springville.  I'll bring eggs and Charlotte will bring bread.  There will also be plenty of bakery, a few...

Delicious Quiche Recipe

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Tuesday March 05, 2013   -   By Terry

The Happy Hens are really laying a lot of eggs now so I thought it was a great time to try a new quiche recipe.  The spinach hadn't recovered from the last harvest sufficiently to include in the recipe, so I went to my favorite recipe site, Allrecipes.com...

Hello All! We are expanding!

Blog: Whitfield's Family Farm   -   Friday March 01, 2013   -   By Dean

Hello! We have been quite busy here as of late at WFF! As some of you may know, we have had a very hard time keeping up with demand this year. We have now expanded our layers and are estimating about 2 weeks away at being able to fill all orders to keep...

Chicks are hatching & hens are laying!

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Wednesday February 27, 2013   -   By Michael & Denise

Spring is on it's way and chicks are hatching. Our hens have bumped up their egg laying with the longer days. We have set up our breeding pens and will have hatching eggs and chicks/ducklings available. For those gardeners out there, we have a steady...

CSA shares 2013 Woodstock, Il & Logan Square Pick...

Blog: M's Organic Sustainable Farm   -   Friday February 01, 2013   -   By MM

Woodstock Pricing: 18 weeks Vegie Share only $455.00 Vegie plus egg share( 6 dozen for the season) $ 491.00 Half Vegie share $275.00 Half Vegie Share plus Eggs $311.00 Checks payable to MM Graff 14101 WAshington Street Woodstock IL 60098...

Eggs and ice storm

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday February 01, 2013   -   By Laura

Greeting shareholders and farm friends, Farmers market tomorrow, Saturday, February 2, is at the Mt. Vernon Community Center, east end of downtown, 11:00 until 1:00.  I'll have lots of eggs that I wish you would come buy.  Turns out that ice...

Now taking orders for our summer flock of meat chi...

Blog: WannaBeaFarm   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Cynthia

We order all of our pastured chicken from www.mcmurrayhatchery.com the chicks arrive at the post office with in one day of hatching, delivery date is dependent on the hatch date. The chicks are raised on local feed and scratch purchased from the Mieserville...

Eggs and baguettes in Mt. Vernon

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday January 18, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings Abbe Hills shareholders and friends, The market tomorrow is at the Mt. Vernon Community Center, east of downtown, from 11:00 until 1:00.   I'll be there with eggs.  Charlotte's going to be busy Saturday, but she's going to bake...

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Bread and eggs. Are we running out of soil?

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday January 04, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   The next farmers market is tomorrow, Saturday, January 5, 11:00 until 1:00, at the Community Center in Mt. Vernon.  I won't be there, but Charlotte will be bringing her bread and also selling...

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Long newsletter, a lot on my mind this week!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday December 14, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   This week's market is tomorrow, December 15, 11:00 until 1:00 at the Community Center in Mt. Vernon.  Charlotte and I will be there with bread, eggs, cabbages of various sorts, and...

Dec 8 market in Springville

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday December 07, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   Market tomorrow, Saturday, December 8, is in Springville, 9:00 until 11:00, at the Community Center in the middle of downtown.  I'll be bringing eggs, plus napa cabbage, regular cabbage,...

Staright Talk from a Young Farmer

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Saturday November 24, 2012   -   By David

Ever wonder what a 13 year old female farmer has to say about farming, food and finances? Shelby Grenbec recently spoke out about her experience raising chickens, selling eggs, and gardening in an article in the Denver Post. I loved the article!...

Farm Fresh Eggs

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday November 21, 2012   -   By Terry

Although it is hard to admit when one does things worthy of being the punch line in a joke, once in a while I like to make other people feel smart by sharing these "blond" moments. At the present time there are about four different age groups of...

The Grand Molt

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Saturday November 03, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

It has a way of creeping up on you.  Maybe not for the barnyard fowl so much, but at least for their caretaker.  First, the days grow noticeably shorter.  Then the egg production slackens.  Certainly, laying eggs is correlated with...

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