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FARM FRESH Meat...the real thing versus the van in...

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday October 21, 2013   -   By Rowena

I was processing chicken in the driveway the other day and a van pulled up with "FARM FRESH MEAT" on the side. A young man jumped out and said would you like to buy some farm fresh meat. As I stood there surrounded by chicken feathers I asked him...

Perennial Ground-Cover for Garden Aisles

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday September 06, 2013   -   By Katie

School started a couple of days ago. That means many things for me. It means I can get back to blogging with regularity. It means Pandora doesn’t have to be perpetually set at the Alvin & The Chipmunks channel. It means I can walk through the glass...

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...

Celtic Sea Salt Fine Ground is only what the best ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday June 22, 2013   -   By Arlene

Celtic Sea Salt Fine Ground You do not need to be Irish to enjoy fine salt on your food and at Home Farm Herbery we love this Fine Ground Celtic Sea Salt   that has NO bleaching agents or anti-caking agents. Certified by ...

Calling All Weed Experts!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 03, 2013   -   By Katie

Last year I had it in my heart to clear the “Woods” (lightly wooded portion of our 1 acre property) of the abundant weeds growing amidst the trees. Unfortunately I didn’t have it in my schedule nearly as well as I had it in my heart. This year will be...

Pastured Poultry in Paddocks

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday April 11, 2013   -   By Katie

Though the iconic mental picture most of us get when it comes to raising chickens is the standard coop and run, there are many methods for raising chickens. Here’s a quick overview of your options: Coop and Run. A dwelling for the chickens with an...

Pink Slimey Ground Beef: No Thank You

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Sunday March 11, 2012   -   By David

No Pink Slime Here The mantra of the big food and agriculture companies is how can we produce more for less? The bottom line with pink slime in ground beef is dollars. Not quality, not health, dollars. This is a prime example of where we are at in...

2012 prices

Blog: Anonymous Farm   -   Saturday December 31, 2011   -   By Risha

Our family of 8 live on the farm with a conservation reserve outside our door. Berkshire cross heritage pigs; jersy, holstein, and now highland cattle plus miscellaneous poultry free range on our pastures and enjoy organic exempt corn and other feeds grown on...

Foxes and Coyotes enjoy groundsquirrels too

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 01, 2011   -   By Mary

Perhaps you’ve noticed the extraordinary number of 13-stripped patriotic ground squirrels this year?   So have the foxes and coyotes who have been busy at every moment of pleasant weather hunting them.   It’s not very hard: the...

Punxatawney Phil Was Wrong

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Monday March 28, 2011   -   By Kevin

Darn. I think Punxatawney Phil was wrong this year. I really do. Everyone's favorite little furry guy came out on February 2nd and did not see his shadow. That is only supposed to mean one thing, and that is only 6 more weeks of winter. Looking at the...

Moving SALE

Blog: Harvest Hill Farms   -   Saturday June 12, 2010   -   By Justin & Sara

As many of you know we are currently in the process of expanding our farm operation. This means savings for you. All ground beef now thru July 1 will be $3.99/lb. Also I'm looking for some feed back on farmer's markets. We are looking at maybe going to some...

Poll: Lamb Sausage or Ground Lamb?

Blog: Kyle Farms All Natural Lamb   -   Wednesday March 03, 2010   -   By Anne

A poll for all the Local Harvest blog readers!  We're considering expanding our all natural lamb sales to local stores (starting with farm markets) and are trying to decide between marketing lamb sausage or ground lamb as our first retail product....

Grass-Fed Ground Beef

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Monday March 01, 2010   -   By ShanenEbersole

Wow, these couple of weeks have been crazy!!  But, this past Friday was Beef Pickup Day!  I have just tried out a new locker & went to pick up our Grass-Fed Ground Beef.  The new part is that I also had them make some of their AWARD WINNING...

Ground Beef 100% Grass Fed (Customer Message)

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday February 22, 2010   -   By David

ground beef I'm posting this to alert you to a deal we have available right now due to a mistake at our processor. We had a special order for 90/10 ground beef. Long story short, the order got ran as 80/20 ground beef.   So....we have 80/20...

Spring is coming?

Blog: Evans Family Farm   -   Wednesday March 11, 2009   -   By Merry

Last week, mother nature teased us.  We had 62 degree days.  Sun was shining on the field.  Can we plant?  No, not in Wisconsin.   Today it's 30 degrees with wind chill that dips into the single digits.  All of the snow has...

Ground Chuck Wood Hog

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday February 18, 2009   -   By Chris

For some reason, I used to always confuse the two terms "wood chuck" and "ground hog."  So now I've taken to calling them "Wood Hogs" or "Ground Chucks" just for the fun of it.  While clearing out some nasty...

Seeds....and more seeds!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Monday January 26, 2009   -   By Chickadee1

....Been dreaming about seeds.....can i ever have enough? And ordering more seeds.....ah those catalogs!  And everyone else has seeds on the brain, too, by the looks of my store! I still have genovese basil, lime basil, lemon basil, cinnamon...

Sorry I've Been away - GROUND BEEF

Blog: Ebersole Cattle Company   -   Saturday January 03, 2009   -   By ShanenEbersole

First of all, sorry for all of the time away from blogging.  Hope all y'all had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We have 3 new puppies!!!  There are only three, because Rosie wasn't supposed to get bred this time, but Chilli, (our blue...

Snow go away - Ground Cherries come soon we pray!

Blog: Evans Family Farm   -   Saturday January 03, 2009   -   By Merry

The garlic made it into the ground.  We have been fortunate to have a few co-ops around the area to sell the remaining garlic.  Basics Co-op in Janesville and Bushel and Pecks in Beloit have our beautiful hardneck garlic for sale.  As we...

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