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Fruit And Veggie Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday May 17, 2014   -   By Phil

  This is a salad I like to make to have when I'm out in the field all day! 1 can drained fruit cocktail 1/4 cup each finely cut onion, celery, red pepper and mixed nuts ( I use pecans, pumpkin, sunflower seed) 1/8 cup raisins   Cook veggies in...

Asparaus and Sweet Potato Salad

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday April 22, 2014   -   By Phil

  This recipe is great looking and great tasting. Serve it warm or chilled. Enjoy! 3 or 4 kale leaves cooked and chopped; center spine removed.        1 sweet potato cooked, skinned and cut into cubes 1/2 can...

Carrots diced and dried will keep 2 years so stock...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday March 07, 2014   -   By Arlene

Carrots Diced and Dried All natural and chemical free. Order your supply now. Our Home Farm Herbery Carrots Diced and Dried is just the thing to use when you make pasta and breads, soups, on pizza, chicken and salads.   Our Carrots Diced...

Visit our Harvest Market Blog

Blog: Harvest Market Natural Foods   -   Monday February 24, 2014   -   By Harvest Market

Please visit our Harvest Market Blog by copying this link into your browser: http://harvestmarket.wordpress.com. Thanks for supporting fresh and local!  

January's warmth is in the kitchen

Blog: Willow Pond Farm   -   Monday January 27, 2014   -   By Jill

It is sometimes difficult for a farmer to perpetuate the constant energy flow that happens during the growing season. January needs to hold a time for recharging, reading, getting life in order and reflection on new ideas. But somehow, veggies still draw our...

Crops We Grow

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Tuesday October 22, 2013   -   By Phil

We grow multiple plantings of all your favorite foods. Mixed leaf lettuce, 2 kinds of head lettuce, spinach, Asian greens, kale and swiss chard. Root crops include beets, carrots, leeks, onions, celeriac, radish, daikon radish and turnips. With beans, snap...

Seeking farmers & serious growers for Fall & Winte...

Blog: Waxhaw Farmers Market   -   Thursday October 03, 2013   -   By Ginette

Since we became an all-year round market, we need more vendors for our fall and winter seasons: greens, winter squash, turnips, beets, etc... as well as specialty growers or bakers: gluten free breads and baked goods, artisan pasta makers, pecans and walnuts,...

10 Ways to Save Money on Food

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Katie

If your household is similar to ours, the grocery slice of the budget pie is sizable enough to get your attention. Most “experts” recommend budgeting 14-20% of your take home pay for food (groceries, lattes, eating at restaurants, etc.). A recent study...

Minimally Process Cookies

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared this post about how to make natural, homemade vanilla extract . I had no idea it would be such a hit! After posting it, one reader emailed me with the following question: “I have a question for you in regard to a comment you...

It is Now September

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday September 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

The weeks are rolling by and our summer is nearly over.   This week Livie came home from school each day excited but tired.   Autie waited eagerly each day for her big sister and best friend to come play with her.   Autie finally asked if...

The Blessings of the Week

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday July 24, 2012   -   By Twilya

I spent most of the day in the Masonic Temple Parking Lot in Marysville, KS and it was an okay day despite the heat.   Tom and the girls surprised me with a visit and yes I had both girls out waiving to cars for a short period of time.   Again I...

The Wee Hours Update

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 07, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is already 1:00 a.m. and I have to get up extra early in the morning so this will be short and sweet.   Tonight was our last t-ball game of the year.   We did not win, but we worked pretty well as a team throughout the game.   My...

It is Now June

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 02, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been a full one!   I spent the rest of the week making deliveries, trimming tomato plants, attending t-ball games, enjoying lunch with some new friends, junking and working on my Sunday market.   Wednesday I...

Coloring our food beautiful and other stories abou...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday May 17, 2012   -   By Tony

Why are we the most fed WEALTHY nation on earth but the least nourished and Healthy?Why slaves were imported from Africa to do slave work at the farms and plantations and why there are modern day slavery to continue doing so using illegal immigrants to do the...

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Warmest Spring In Memory

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Thursday April 26, 2012   -   By Larry

This was the warmest spring I can remember.  It's like we jumped from February to June.  We were fortunate that there was no last moment frost, so things are looking good going into summer. The vineyard is looking better for all the pruning,...

Women as Farmers

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday February 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

I was in Wichita yesterday at the Women Managing the Farm Conference and it is always good to visit with other Agra Women.  I was invited as a speaker and shared some information about a I project I have worked in over the past three years that looked at...

Midwinter Activities

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Sunday February 05, 2012   -   By Larry

This is the time of year when all the leaves are brown and the sky is gray, but the work is never done even on such a winter's day.  We are pruning, making cuttings for replanting some of our oldest vines and making plans for the upcoming growing...

What's FRESH & LOCAL in December?

Blog: FRESH and LOCAL   -   Friday December 16, 2011   -   By Loris Sofia Gregory

Nature and local producers collaborate to bring us fresh succulent green and red gifts this month. Even after we have been gifted with a moisturizing blanket of pure white snow, local producers still deliver FRESH & LOCAL at Valley Natural Foods...

Cosmovore vs Local Foods

Blog: Wild Winds Sheep Company   -   Sunday November 20, 2011   -   By Catherine & Martin

Cosmovore vs. local foods, by Catherine Wissner   From the November 15, 2011, Drovers article Enter the Cosmovores ;* “Mr. Kenny adds a new word to our food vocabulary as he answers — negatively — the question: Is...

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