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Last Minute Christmas Special

Blog: Swiss'er Sweet Maple   -   Sunday December 18, 2011   -   By Barbara

Need a last minute Christmas Gift idea for that "sweet" person this holiday season? Check out Swiss'er Sweet Maple's Country Gift Arrangement. Our Maple Country Gift bag contains everything you need for several holiday breakfasts.  Pancake mix,...

Christmas Gift Ideas

Blog: Free Range WNY Chicken Eggs   -   Sunday December 11, 2011   -   By Brenda

December Newsletter Grow it,Save it,Use it The economy is playing a large role in our Christmas gift buying habits. I wanted to share some easy homemade gifts that will be considered a needed item rather than a cheap Chinese throw away toy. Give...

Morgan Botanicals is offering All Loose Herbs at 2...

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Wednesday December 07, 2011   -   By Jessica

  Happy Holidays from Morgan Botanicals!   What are you crafting up for the Holidays.......Morgan Botanicals is offering All Loose Herbs at 20% off! Stuff stockings, give your own tea blends or get yourself something special, just for you....

A Sprig of Lavender

Blog: A Sprig of Lavender   -   Wednesday December 07, 2011   -   By Ann

A Sprig of Lavender pure and simple inspiration by Forrester Farm   Can be seen at: www.forresterfarm.com

Snowman Poop-And other Gifts from the Farm!

Blog: Renaissance Farm   -   Monday November 21, 2011   -   By Linda

Hi     What a glorious weekend!! Hope you were able to enjoy! We are gearing up for the Holidays!!     This will be a very busy start week. Gift Basket...

A "Sweet" gift this holiday season

Blog: Swiss'er Sweet Maple   -   Saturday November 12, 2011   -   By Barbara

Looking for a "Sweet" gift this holiday season? Why not consider a maple gift arrangement or a container of maple syrup from Swiss'er Sweet Maple? Maple season or "sugaring" takes place in late February until early April, however, with a...

Herbs for the Holidays

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Thursday November 10, 2011   -   By Laura & Mike

Herbs are part of our everyday life, even when we don't realize it!  Herbs and flowers can be used for culinary, health, healing, and giving.  How to use herbs for your holidays: Culinary: Bay Leaves - Traditional and essential for...

Fall Update

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Wednesday October 05, 2011   -   By Larry

It was a great harvest this year.  It wasn't our best, but better than last year.  The hot weather really concentrated the sugars, so it should be a good vintage.  The yeast is almost done doing it's magic to convert sugar to alcohol.   ...

Lavender Harvest in Full Swing!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Tuesday July 19, 2011   -   By Laura & Mike

Summer has finally arrived in California after a wild and weird winter and spring.  Lavender is ready for harvest and it's a bumper crop!  Owens Acres specializes in Lavender, Herbs, Teas, Salves, and herb/flower gifts. New this season, ...

The Egg Basket

Blog: Dark Water Ranch   -   Wednesday June 22, 2011   -   By shepherd

We a have lot of laying hens and it is my job to gather the eggs everyday. I have a little wicker basket that I put the eggs in as I gather them. Now, some days I will get as many as 3 dozen- but other days, especially in this heat, I may be lucky to get...

May Showers

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Saturday May 21, 2011   -   By Larry

It's been a rather rainy and cool May.  The vines are looking good, but we've had to use fungicide rather early in the year.  We fertilized and are spraying for phylloxera as well.  It's all just general maintenance to ensure a healthy vineyard...

April Showers Bring Great Wines

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Sunday April 10, 2011   -   By Larry

After a long, nasty winter, spring has arrived.  We've had great weather for working in the vineyard the last few days.  The Catawba are starting to get their leaves.  This is a nervous time for us as we hope the temperatures stay above...

Marching Toward Spring

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Saturday March 12, 2011   -   By Larry

Lots of pruning going on in the vineyard.  The Catawba had a lot of frost damage from 2008 to clean up.  We are definitely going to fertilize, boron and love these guys back to good health.  They should have a much better harvest if the weather...

Pruning Season

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Sunday February 20, 2011   -   By Larry

We survived the blizzard of 2011.  Seymour got sleet more than anything.  All the snow and sleet are gone and we are in the vineyard pruning.  The mechanical pruner is doing a great job.  It really speeds things up for us.   Our St....

Old Man Winter

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Saturday January 22, 2011   -   By Larry

Old Man Winter is here and he seems to be staying for a spell.  The snow blanketing the vineyard is beautiful. We're testing out our newly created mechanical pruner.  The first trial looks great.  This will really help us manage the vineyard...

Slow season? Not here!

Blog: SlowMoneyFarm   -   Saturday December 11, 2010   -   By Jan

The weeks fly by as it's been busy! Promotion efforts for holiday gifts are part of it to sell calendars and other items that promote the farm. Then there's also planting plans, and some other varieties of seed were ordered to expand the offering.  ...

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December

Blog: Whispering Oaks Vineyard and Winery   -   Friday December 10, 2010   -   By Larry

I have been a bit negligent in my blogging.  It's been a very busy late fall and early winter.  The new bottles from A Glass Container are wonderful!  We love them.  I am pondering getting some of their jars for home canning.  Jelly...

Alpaca yarn available for gifts

Blog: Clare Limerick Alpaca and Produce Farm   -   Tuesday December 07, 2010   -   By Jan

The Clare Limerick Alpaca Ranch has beautiful alpaca yarn available for holiday gifts.  All yarn comes from our herd.  We have natural colors and hand dyed colors.  Prices range from $10 - $40 a skein.  Please contact us for more...

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Holiday Market and Final Market of 2010 at William...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday December 07, 2010   -   By WFM

Saturday, December 11, 2010 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The year-end Holiday Market at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will be held on December 11.   Reveille , William & Mary acappella singers, will entertain with festive...

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