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Thoughts for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Tuesday June 10, 2014   -   By Edward

We have been getting a warm rain for the last two days in the Delaware Valley. Fortunately at the farm, it has been raining sparingly. Warm rain makes every thing grow. And that includes the fungus and the weeds.  I expected the worst when I walked the...

Everything you wanted to know about Lemon Grass or...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday December 08, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon Grass, Dried, Organic At Home Farm Herbery each year we plant enough Lemon Grass for our favorite customers needs.   Lemon Grass is also known as Lemongrass, Barbed Wire Grass, Silky Heads, Citronella Grass, Camel's Hay or Cochin...

My experience and insights from farming

Blog: Green Acres Farm   -   Thursday October 17, 2013   -   By Mark

I was recently interviewed by a friend that has a blog and is a much better writer then I am.  So I thought I would post a link to her blog here.  I hope this works.   http://silentache.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/an-interview-on-permaculture-...

"Couch Grass" The Herb for Urinary Ailments"

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Tuesday August 06, 2013   -   By Petra

Agropyron repens. Poaceae                                       &...

Stork Dropped Some Kunekune PIglets!

Blog: Lonesome Star Farm   -   Tuesday July 30, 2013   -   By Craig

1 farrowed sow down... 3 more to go, whew!  Therefore, I'll have some inventory to work with to help you achieve your homestead's goals for the kunekune pasture to pork pure bred swine.  Full Announcement: Piglets introduced themselves to the world...

2013 Pork Ready for Processing

Blog: Anonymous Farm   -   Tuesday July 09, 2013   -   By Risha

  Ready to take the piggies to the butcher. Keeping a few sows, the boar and the piglets... but there are plenty ready to go. We are using the IOWA processor we used last year, Mattiesens. We were very pleased with both their quality and their cost. We...

Kunekune Piglets are About to Hit Dirt!

Blog: Lonesome Star Farm   -   Thursday July 04, 2013   -   By Craig

Kunekune Primer Itemized list of kunekune pig's uniqueness, sustainability, and multi-purpose uses.  Craig, Lonesome Star Farm These categories below only serve to help readability since  all kunekune pigs will cross over into...

Beef anyone...last call.

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday July 03, 2013   -   By Rowena

At Moonstruck we only start our beef once a year, and have been sold out, but we had a couple last minute cancellations but I already ordered the calves and Tony already went to auction so I don't want to short my order and short him.  The calves are...

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Lemon Grass, Dried, Organic

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday June 05, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon Grass, Dried, Organic   At Home Farm Herbery each year we plant enough Lemon Grass for our favorite customers needs.   Lemon Grass is also known as Lemongrass, Barbed Wire Grass, Silky...

Lemon Grass Seeds - (Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday May 31, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lemon Grass Seeds - (Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)   At Home Farm Herbery we are in zone 6 so we have to plant our Lemon Grass each year, but we save the seeds from our organic Lemon Grass and we have some to share...

Holiday turkeys and last call for beef.

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Rowena

Beef deposits for the 2013-2014 year are due June 15th...last call, and at this point I need both sides to sell to confirm the order for the year.  The calves are coming from Cherry Valley on June 22nd and will be ready next Summer 2014.  Grass fed...

Grass fed beef- a cut above the rest!

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Thursday January 24, 2013   -   By Jason

Earlier this month I picked up our beef that we had processed from the local butcher shop.  If you remember from one of our previous posting, we sent our 18 month old cow into them back in mid December and he weighed out at 750# live weight with a...

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A Micro Tea Garden

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday January 14, 2013   -   By Katie

I want a tea garden. And by ‘tea garden’, I mean a garden with hedges made of true tea plants (Camellia sinensis) and tea-worthy herbs that I can harvest at my leisure (<— said with my best British accent) then steep for a delicious homemade tea...

Grass Hay Needed!

Blog: IICFA   -   Wednesday October 31, 2012   -   By GrannySue

I have two families here in north-central IL who are looking for grass hay. They both had contracts but the suppliers apparently got better prices and sold their orders out from under them.  If you have - or know of - sources for grass hay that might...

Lonesome Star Farm Update

Blog: Lonesome Star Farm   -   Thursday July 12, 2012   -   By Craig

NEXT ORDER CYCLE: *** I have 1 breeding stock Registered kunekune piglet I'm selling right NOW. I could breed her with my registered boar too if you'd like so your sustainable operation will be set. *** Unique and delicious Kunekune piglets will be...

Late Nights & Early Mornings

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

So we enjoyed our first tomato of the season today.   Yes it is May… the same weather that is causing problems with my strawberries is ideal for tomatoes. Due to the heat, I will not have any strawberries for sale this week and I fear they are going...

An Anticipated Visit From the Tooth Fairy and Grea...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie is about to lose her first tooth.   It is wiggly and she is so excited.   She has heard about the Tooth Fairy but has not experienced her magic yet.  She has big plans for her soon found fortune.   I am serving carrots for...

They Are Calling for Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

In the morning I am headed to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market and they are calling for rain.   It might rain all day and it might just rain for a little bit… 60%.   If it rains it could be torrential downpours.   It is moment s...

Harvest Hill Veggies

Blog: Harvest Hill Farms   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By Justin & Sara

Harvest Hill Farms is currently constructing a 2900 sq ft high tunnel for vegetable production. We hope to have it up in the next few weeks and that means farm fresh vegetables well into fall and winter months. What is a high tunnel you may ask? It is a...

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