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Hybrid vs. Heirloom Seeds, Heirloom Varieties of B...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday December 17, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

You're probably wondering why I am talking about seed shopping and gardening in December... well I realize some of my readers live in areas where they have the luxury of year round planting. While others, like myself living in cold...

Bluegrass Farmers' Market will be at the Transy CS...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday February 16, 2012   -   By Kentucky Proud

If you would like to learn more about the Bluegrass Farmers' Market or just how a CSA works, head over to Transylvania University tomorrow! They are having their first ever CSA Fair and it should be a great place to learn a bit more about local foods. :) ...

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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As the 2011 County Fair Draws to a Close.....

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Sunday July 24, 2011   -   By Angela

Well,   I WON! I WON! I WON!!!   Another County Fair has drawn to a close.  The day to pick up my entries, ribbons and premiums....if I have any, and lick my wounds and mutter a few chosen words under my breath if I haven't. ...

County Fair

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday September 22, 2010   -   By Brian

Growing up in the city in early summer we had what was called carnivals.  There were rides like the swinging chairs (a wooden chair suspended from a disk by chains, that then rotated), ponies (get on and walk around in a circle, a small circle at...

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The Tomato and "Celebrating Agriculture" in Connec...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday September 19, 2010   -   By Chris

  We're winding down with our tomato crop, but there are still plenty left!  Watch for our heirloom varieties at the food booth of "Celebrating Agriculture" at the Woodstock Fairgrounds next Saturday, September 25th. ...

4H Fair

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Friday August 27, 2010   -   By Michael & Denise

My daughter is in 4H and has been showing her chickens at a few fairs this summer. We went to Stars and Stripes, the Mercer County 4H Fair and Salem County Fair. She won Best in Show out of 61 birds with her Dominque pullet! She received the Fair Ambassdor...

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State Fair Winners at the Bluegrass Farmers' Marke...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Sunday August 22, 2010   -   By Kentucky Proud

  Local and homegrown are always winners but the Bluegrass Farmers' Market has the blue ribbons to prove it! Two of our member farmers scored big at the Kentucky State Fair. The competition is fierce but they still managed to bring home the coveted...

Fair time & the first harvest

Blog: Bloom Where You're Planted Farm   -   Tuesday August 10, 2010   -   By Teresa

Yesterday was an exciting day, as we harvested the first fruits of this year's labors.  Our county fair is this week so we gathered up our contenders.  We ended up with nine entries between the two of us:  mini pumpkins, small gourds, one large...

Going to the Ohio State Fair!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Friday July 30, 2010   -   By Sonya

The Jam and Jelly Lady is going to the Ohio State Fair for the first time!  I'll be giving a cooking demonstration using our berry jams in the Ohio Proud Heartland Cuisine Kitchen, located at the Food Court.  The demo will be at 3:00 on Monday,...

County Fair Is In Town

Blog: Hoosierfarm   -   Tuesday July 20, 2010   -   By Shirley

The county fair is here and I live across the street from the park that host it every year. Lots of noise and excitement going on. A good time for kids to show their stuff. Good luck to all.

Hurricane Farm at Scotland Farm Day, 2010

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday May 17, 2010   -   By Chris

We brought some of our livestock to the annual Farm Day here in Scotland, CT this past weekend.  The photos below are from the Norwich Bulletin. Here's two week old Moe sleeping after a morning's full of attention.   The piglets were...

“The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't s...

Blog: Green Walnuts - Clary Ridge Ranch   -   Sunday May 02, 2010   -   By Christie

Our farm and family blog with pictures lives here -->   Of Walnuts & Wine We are monitoring the orchard for the first appearance of green walnuts in 2010.   Here in the El Dorado County foothills, our green walnuts are harvested later than...

New Hampshire Day Old Chicks for Sale + Free Shipp...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Wednesday December 09, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

Which Chicken is good for Eggs and Meat Well look no further these New Hamsphire Reds and great birds for both Large Brown eggs and lots of them and you can also use them as meat birds. New Hampshire Reds were actually developed in the state of...

We are still shipping Day Old Chicks - Layers by S...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday November 12, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

We still have day old Rhode Island Reds and New Hampshire Reds chicks for sale.  Order your chicks today and have fresh eggs by this spring.   Anyone looking to do a fun and easy science fair project?  We have the perfect project for you -...

Fun Activities to Do with Children in the Winter

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Friday September 25, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

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Week of August 30, 2009

Blog: Rolling Acres Farm   -   Monday August 31, 2009   -   By Denise

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Just too Funny! "The Girl Cow or the Boy Cow?"

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Saturday August 29, 2009   -   By Dean

  Check out this youtube video of an ad for the LA County fair. So funny, but not beyond the realm of possibility.  This is why we should all support local Ag in The Classroom programs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s0qtPkxD0g

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