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Celebrating Lammas

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday August 01, 2013   -   By Petra

The year is 1100. The date is August 1. The monks in the abbey at Gloucester are celebrating the holy-day of St. Peter in Chains. One of the monks wakes from a strange dream in which God promises to strike down the wicked King who has abused the Holy Church....

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,...

Heating the Greenhouse

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 04, 2013   -   By Katie

When I was growing up my mom always had a countdown to spring. I’m not a fan of cold weather, or snow, or the cold-meets-muddy mess that is early spring in Michigan. For all those reasons I always joyfully joined into the countdown. And for all of those...

FIRST SNOW

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Sunday November 25, 2012   -   By TimB

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Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Sunday August 19, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter Taylor.  Well, I also have created...

Spring Update March 8, 2012

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Thursday March 08, 2012   -   By Mark & Carolyn

Walkers Fresh Veggies CSA Update We have the first greenhouse filled. Seeded 2000 cabbages, 3000 Broccoli, 2000 Early Girl Tomatoes, 1000 Sunbrite tomatoes, 250 Solar Fire Tomatoes, and around 1000 Basil. The cabbage and broccoli are all up, and the...

Day One: Raising Chickens

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday November 21, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Have you decided to raise your own chickens? If so, you may be at a complete loss of where to start. Let’s take it from day one, assuming that you’ve already decided to raise your own flock. Day One: Where to start? ...

Raising Chickens from home.

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

All chickens need the following to be successful, happy, and healthy. Be sure that whatever area you do provide for your flock, you also provide plenty of safety. A fence is ideal for safety, allows for your flock to roam free but also still keeps...

Raising Chickens for Dummies - First Time Chicken ...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday April 18, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Tips on Raising Backyard Chickens So suddenly you have found yourself interested in raising chickens. Or maybe this is something that you have been dreaming about for a long time now. In either case, it is extremely important to make sure that you are...

Our First alpaca doll

Blog: Furbelow Farms   -   Wednesday July 21, 2010   -   By Ginger

Since I already uploaded the photo, I am going to link to it here  

The First Day of School

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Tuesday August 25, 2009   -   By Christine

  Today is the first day of school for local learners here in Sugarcreek. It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end, especially since it’s only been lately that the weather has finally warmed up. The nights are getting cooler and soon...

green horns playing pro

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday June 22, 2009   -   By Megan

I have always encouraged new producers. In fact I spent years teaching people how to raise livestock, I still do it today. I feel it is important for one to get educated before starting on any new venture. I see too many people trying to raise livestock...

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First veggie pickup is this week

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday June 15, 2009   -   By Laura

Good Morning Shareholders, This week is the first vegetable pickup day of the 2009 season!   Yippee.   We have kale, bok choi, red globe radishes, and head lettuce.   It won’t be a large pile of food, but it will get us started on what...

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First veggie pickups week of June 15/18

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Wednesday June 03, 2009   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and others, Well, I’ve washed and put away my spring chore coat two times now, but I had to get it out again this morning.   It is COLD out in the country.   Because of all the cold and wet, the vegetables are growing...

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first snow

Blog: Prairierth Farm   -   Monday December 01, 2008   -   By Dave

Sunday morning - the world is white as forgiveness and perfectly still. I grab the camera and run out to the pasture where the black cows are trying to figure out what happened to yesterday's green. The new bull, a Belted Gallaway (black with a wide white...

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Our First Entry

Blog: The Co-op Blog   -   Monday November 17, 2008   -   By Annie

Welcome to Ashland Food Co-op's first entry into the world of blogging. And what better place to start than Local Harvest. We're all about local here in Ashland, OR.  We'll soon launch a brand new website and I'll let you know when it goes live. In the...

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This is sooo scary!

Blog: Mountain Fork Farm   -   Sunday November 16, 2008   -   By Melissa

Okay, this is sooo scary.  Not what I'm going to write, but the fact that I am writing at all.  As most of you know, we do lots to keep up with technology, in terms of email ordering and enewsletter, but this is different.  Blogging to me is...

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