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2015 CSA Shares Now Available!

Blog: Harvest Thyme Farm & Vineyards   -   Tuesday January 27, 2015   -   By Brendan

Harvest Thyme Farm & Vineyards, LLC of Cheboygan, MI is proud to announce that our 2015 community-supported agriculture (CSA) shares are now available for reservation on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The CSA provides weekly shares of our...

invited to supper

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Saturday January 24, 2015   -   By Michael

   Our friend of many years finely had us over for dinner--he is the one that cooks the sap for us and we split the syrup 50/50. Being a farmer like us a good idea like sharing a meal in the evening always seems to slip by as the years roll on until...

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Life on R Farm: The Winter Months

Blog: R Farm of Northwest Ohio, LLC   -   Wednesday January 14, 2015   -   By Doug and Melissa

Harvest time has come and gone, and winter is upon us. Doug's focus has been on hauling manure, finishing tillage and winterizing the farm's buildings and equipment. Now is also his time to research inputs and purchase next spring's crops. Record-keeping...

The Benefits of Dehydrated Foods©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday January 05, 2015   -   By Arlene

One of my email questions this week asked me, “Can you tell me the benefits of dehydrating fruits and benefits?” There are so many benefits there is not enough room in this column to mention them all. First off let me say I...

Sleeping Earth

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Saturday January 03, 2015   -   By Steve or Wendy

As we celebrate the New Year, we look forward to its unfolding. Looking out at the fields all covered with snow we can hear the earth sleeping. Such a silence is peaceful and sweet. While others scurry about, the farmer simply admires the slumber of the good...

The Art of Cooking with Tarragon©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday December 30, 2014   -   By Arlene

One of our email questions this week asks, “What can you tell me about Tarragon ?" The easiest answer is that its smell is wonderful and a little bit goes a long way.  I also know that tarragon is a...

Winter work

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday December 29, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

The day after Christmas I was able to finish up my fall plowing!  What a change from last year -- I have 21 of our 26 acres chisel plowed this year. I use a tool bar with five heavy spring shanks spaced around 16 inches apart,  with wide sweeps and...

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The Art of Using Fennel

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday December 28, 2014   -   By Arlene

The Art of Using Fennel© By Arlene Wright-Correll This week’s email question asks, “Can you tell me a little about fennel seeds and cooking with it?” Yes, I...

Clean-up

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Monday December 22, 2014   -   By Michael

This easy weather has allowed us to get our fall field work done early and clean up around the maple syrup equipment months ahead of time--we are pleased.    This year we were able to enjoy the produce expos much better, because we did not have to...

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We're back!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Tuesday December 09, 2014   -   By Rowena

Saturday, December 6, 2014 We're back!! The last year or so is kind of a blur??  To say the least life got a little "out of control" with ailing neighbors in need of great help, a chicken and turkey season that took over our...

Farm Market Opened Year Round

Blog: Mickel Farm   -   Thursday December 04, 2014   -   By Edward

Mickel Farm is open all Winter long. We will have the freshest Seafood from Boston Harbor delivered every week. Stop in and order your Livestock for next year. We carry goat cheese, local honey and maple syrup. Our inventory will more than surprise you. We...

Honoring the Team

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday November 11, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

It’s been quite a season down on the farm—no one can argue with that.  There was the PBS filming, the big storm, a huge hay crop, Pizza Farm Nights, and so much more.  And while you’ve had a chance to hear some of the stories from our summer and...

Lingering Doubts

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Friday October 17, 2014   -   By Brian

Henry Ford once said "if you believe you can or believe you cannot you are right".   If there is doubt, self-fulfilling proficiency is likely to occur.  If you believe you can you have a greater chance of success.  I have to keep...

Our 2015 csa sign up info

Blog: Plum Creek Farm News   -   Monday October 06, 2014   -   By Chicken Wrangler

Here is everything you need to know to sign up. Just return the form at the bottom with your deposit. Email me with any questions. 2015 Plum Creek Farm CSA       Our 2015 CSA will run from May until October with pick ups on Sundays, May 31, June 14,...

Not a Sexy Topic?

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Saturday October 04, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Everybody’s gotta eat.  I’m sure somewhere, someone has it figured out how much time the average person spends buying, preparing, and consuming food, not to mention all the hours boasted by the food service industry, which makes food for us when we opt...

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The Art of Making the Classic French Omelette©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday September 04, 2014   -   By Arlene

This week’s email question asks, “Do you have any suggestions on making the perfect classic French omelette in an easy fashion?” Though I personally am not a breakfast egg eater and I am a poor cooker of eggs over easy, I do like and...

Holes

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Wednesday August 27, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Let’s be honest, holes happen on farms.  I always get holes in my jeans from making hay—throwing bales, stacking, climbing, crawling.  There’s a sand-strewn hole just under the garage foundation where the thirteen-lined ground squirrels have taken...

Summer on the Farm

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Wednesday August 27, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

It takes a brave soul to decide to spend an entire summer on a farm out in the middle of the Chequamegon National Forest that’s run by three (possibly eccentric) ladies.  Of course, there’ll be plenty to do (!!!), lots of great fresh food (another !!!,...

Your CSA Share

Blog: Salamander Springs Farm/Permaculture Organics   -   Friday August 22, 2014   -   By Susana

Dear CSA family,    We are sending our CSA members each an email with this blog posting to let you know where you are in using your CSA share for this season!  It is the peak of the season, a good time for putting food by. ...

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