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With or WIthout

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Wednesday September 25, 2013   -   By Samuel

Much discussion going on in Washington DC about too many things. Somewhere in all the fray is the Farm Bill, still entangled with the food stamp issue. I am not going to come down on either side of it on this blog. It does, however, affect planning. ...


eggs and bread. Wheat issues

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday January 11, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills, This market this week is at the Springville Community Center, downtown Springville, 9:00 until 11:00.  I'll be gone again, but Charlotte will be there with the eggs and her wonderful bread.  ...

Grain Prices - Will They Effect You?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday August 13, 2012   -   By David

Unless you’ve been living under a rock or just don’t pay attention to the media, you  know much of the United States is suffering from a drought. The experts say this dry weather rivals any we have had in at least fifty years. There will be far...

Eat local and eat Fresh.

Blog: Fluffy Butt Farms   -   Monday February 27, 2012   -   By Yvette & Rick

Fluffy Butt Farms We raise Heritage large breed chickens. AKA Our Fluffy Butt Hens. We raise Austrialorp & Orpington Hens. These are large breed chickens. They are grain feed and cage free, vegetarian diet. Some of the folks that love our...

The Beef You Eat - Cancer Fighter?

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday July 18, 2011   -   By David

Grass Fed Beef The demand for grass fed beef is on the rise. Research is proving out that it is healthier for you and even helps fight cancer. It took a long time to convince me that grass fed beef was better for you than grain fed. The research that...

New uses for grain bins!

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By Mary

Most people look at grain bins as excellent places to store grain.   Not architect Richard Gillies.   In his The Adaptation of a Thunder Bay Grain Elevator (2011, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia) he undertook to understand how best to convert a...

More Land - More Grain

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday April 12, 2011   -   By David

More Acres Source: Congressman Devin Nunes Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) and 25 of his House colleagues called on President Barack Obama to release willing farmers from their Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts in order to produce...

Gingerbread Molasses Cookies

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday February 03, 2011   -   By Cynthia

(Cynthia mixes it up in the new kitchen) Fresh ginger root and molasses give the cookie deep flavor.  Teff flour helps add chewiness.  Oh my gosh these are good.  Find out how to make them (plus get tips on baking with whole grain flours).

Become a Farmer of Choice

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Sunday January 30, 2011   -   By David

This is not a commodity! I recently read an article from Ag Web titled "Make Yourself a Farmer of Choice." When I saw the title I was intrigued as this particular website is focused on industrial agriculture and commodity products as far as I...

More Evidence: On the Edge of a Food Shortage.

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday January 26, 2011   -   By David

I recently posted I felt food and grain prices would remain high throughout 2011 and beyond. Reading Lester Brown's book, WORLD ON THE EDGE he points out some interesting statistics about grain. You can read them in the document posted on my site. ...

Steak, The BUSY Mama Way!!

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Wednesday February 03, 2010   -   By ShanenEbersole

Wow,  so first I'm humbled!! Diana is a great friend and Foodie.  I had facebooked the other day about having steaks in the oven.  The next night this wonderful foodie asked ME how I made them.  WOW!  I was humbled!  I guess...

Kelsey the Cow, She shows how well we REALLY take ...

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Tuesday January 12, 2010   -   By ShanenEbersole

Kelsey, (the red, horned cow pictured) is 17 years old this year.  That may not seem old to you.  But the average age of a cow is 6 years old.  Most cows are culled at or before age 8.  A 10 year old producing cow is amazing! So,...

Oats and Sheep and Barley Grow

Blog: Evergreen Students for Sustainable Animal Agriculture   -   Friday December 04, 2009   -   By ESSAA

We have reached a decision of what to feed our ewes to boost their nutrition around lambing time! Instead of craisins, we are going to feed locally grown oats and barley. This will give the sheep the energy they need while supporting the local economy and...

Haven on Earth

Blog: Ward Hilltop Farm   -   Friday December 04, 2009   -   By LuvPats

Fourth generation farmers, we delight in building a traditional country farm atmosphere.  A 'haven on earth', hillsides surround us speckled with cattle, as well as wildlife and birds attracted by Conservation Reserve Program acreage strewn with prairie...

Whole Grain Butter Crust

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday November 05, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Hey.  Don’t get all snobby on us.  There IS a way to make a delectable crust using whole wheat pastry flour.  The whole grain crusts get a bad rap because people often use oil to make them and end up with a heavy, cracker-like texture.  Not...

Which Whole Grains and Flours Need to be in Your P...

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Monday October 19, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Keep a variety of whole grains and flours in your pantry to make meal-preparation easier.  Find out which basics to stock and why.  

Saffron Buttered Millet with Roasted Red Pepper Cr...

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday October 01, 2009   -   By Cynthia

Using the beautiful red bell peppers that are in season right now, you can make this glamorous dish using the inexpensive, nutritious whole grain millet, Saffron Buttered Millet from Cookus Interruptus.  

Moving Cows

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Wednesday September 23, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

We moved cows the other day.  I thought that I would share some of the beautiful views.  This is one of my most favorite views on the earth.  Cows out front moving together to new fresh grass. Beau is on a Quarter Horse we raised...


Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Friday July 03, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

Well, it is that time of year.  HARVEST TIME.  We have been busy AI'ing cows, and making sure that all of the calves are healthy on pasture. And feeding the beef.  The beef have been growing great and we have 2 calves that are finishing...

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