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Applications now available for 2014 Vendors

Blog: Schoolcraft UMC Farmers Market   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By SUMC

The Schoolcraft UMC Farmers' Market will open for the 2014 season on Wednesday, June 4 and run through the end of September. Applications are available at the Church website at www.schoolcraftumc.org. The market is a great place to find fruits, veggies,...

Planting Fruit Trees in Fall

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday November 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Spring is always a busy and exciting time for gardeners. I’m no exception. Logically I spent a lot of time in the garden this spring, planting, prepping and simply enjoying the sights and sounds of nature waking up from her winter nap. One of the things...

Walnuts are done!

Blog: The Kucek Family Farm   -   Wednesday November 06, 2013   -   By Maria

Walnuts:  The harvest is over!  What a great year we had for walnuts, and for the first year ever with a big thanks to my brother, we got the complete harvest completed in under a month. Not only that, the walnuts look great.  And according to...

Peaches, Peaches and more Peaches!!

Blog: The Persimmon Branch   -   Saturday June 29, 2013   -   By Curt and Sarah

Wow!  Our year has really started off with a BANG!  We have picked the last of our first yellow peach and just started picking the next two varieties. Thank you to all of our returning customers and friends for your support of our...

June 2013 into July

Blog: The Kucek Family Farm   -   Thursday June 27, 2013   -   By Maria

Wow, what a bountiful season. This year we have been bombarded by trees full of fruit.  Even trees that in previous years have not done so good, like our peach and apricot trees.  I have been managing the best I can from giving boxes of it away to...

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Farm update

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Thursday June 27, 2013   -   By J

Our dedicated homesteaders here at back2thebeginning have been actively working on constructing the new shade house. We've converted salvageable' s from what was left of an old stable from years ago. Rather than completely demolishing the remains, we...

We have created 3 new teas for you to try and they...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday June 19, 2013   -   By Arlene

Relax and Digest Tea will truly help make your day better.   Unwind after a meal with Home Farm Herbery's Relax and Digest Tea. We have created a delicious Caffeine Free herbal tea that stimulates digestion and...

Passion berry Fruit Tisane is delicious hot or ice...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday June 18, 2013   -   By Arlene

Passion berry Fruit Tisane   Our Home Farm Herbery Passion berry Fruit Tisane has our own organic dried apples and hibiscus petals into which we add some tart cranberries, slivers of orange peel producing...

Our Garden June 2013

Blog: The Kucek Family Farm   -   Wednesday June 05, 2013   -   By Maria

Raised Beds We have gone through great lengths this year to put in and experiment with raised beds. Although raised beds are typically used for poor soil condition, we are using them for much different reasons.  We are lucky enough to have some of the...

Extra! Extra! Read all about our fruit tree planti...

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Sunday April 21, 2013   -   By Rebekah

Here are some photos of our fruit orchard planting. They work both as a grand statement as you enter the Procter campus, and soon enough, the bearers of tasty fruit! 90 apple trees in 3 varieties (Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, & Zestar) line...

Busy Days

Blog: Sisters Heritage Farms   -   Saturday April 20, 2013   -   By Lisa

We are busy here at the farm!  We have new chicks that are growing fast, they will be laying this fall.  We also have three sweet baby goats.  Our pigs continue to grow, we will likely have piglets this summer!  We continue to produce great...

Outdoor Planting

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Rebekah

There's lots happening on the farm now that spring has set in. We've planted over 100 fruit trees (apple and cherry), preped ground for a new high tunnel, put some of the first crops in the ground, and continue to seed in the greenhouse! The baby chicks...

Winter in Ohio

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Jason

What a difference a day makes in Northern Ohio in January!  Yesterday it was 60's and jacket weather and today we are in the mid 20's and I am pulling out the heavy coat, hat, and gloves!  I have to admit that we have been pretty lucky to not be...

Ground Cherries

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Friday August 31, 2012   -   By Terry

Each year several new crops are trialed on the farm and this year one of those crops was ground cherries, aka cape gooseberries or poha.  I'm assuming the poha name is native American in origin. The CSA members have gotten a small helping in their shares...

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Papaya Season is open and we are shipping!

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Friday August 17, 2012   -   By Libby

Red Lady Papaya Red Lady Papaya is now in season and it is just wonderful. The flavor is sweet and mild and they make the most delicious papaya smoothies, you have ever made. Our trees are just beautiful and the papaya looks terrific. We harvest the...

The Bounty

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 26, 2012   -   By Twilya

We ENJOYED our first beefsteak tomato of the season.   It was big enough one tomato was all we needed.   It was good, full of flavor and just the right amount of acidity.   I have several more that are available now and several more that...

Top Ten Nutrative and Medicinal values of the Trop...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday June 13, 2012   -   By Tony

Welcome to South Florida Summer.Now start eating Tropical fruits high in Nutrition and Medicinal values. Mango is world wide known as the KING of Fruit Trees.It grows in the Tropics from S.Florida all the way to Africa,Carribean,South America and South...

New Roads Bring Change

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Today is Wednesday and I will be headed to Manhattan to deliver to my drop customers, including People’s Grocery.   I will also hang around at Peoples for the farmers market from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   With me I will have an abundance of...

Monday

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Sunday morning Autie woke up at 2:30 a.m. (as I was hoping to finally go to bed) with a fever and throwing up.   With Tom in the midst of wheat harvest I was unable to make it to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE.   Normally Tom...

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