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April Newsletter

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

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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...

Getting ready for canning beef stew! Yumm!

Blog: Stevens Family Farm   -   Saturday May 04, 2013   -   By Carol

One of my all-time favorite items to put up in the pantry, is Beef Stew!  My garden is full of potato plants, onions and carrots so close to being ready to pull!  Their destination - the pantry shelf!   This has become a yearly task for us, and...

Maple/Birch Tapping

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday March 14, 2013   -   By Alan and Susan

We have been doing workshops here on the farm showing how simple it is to tap maple and birch for your own use...doesn't have to be a large "sugar bush". We show how you can take simple household items for the processing and not have to put money...

Great News and Ideas form the Farm :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday January 05, 2013   -   By Petra

Hello Everyone I like to invite ya'll to my new great newsletter (it's FREE), where you find great ideas on everything that has to do with yarn as well as awesome tips on herbal remedies and homade herbal goodies.

It is an early morning

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday June 09, 2012   -   By Petra

Oh goodness, it is 4 am and I am up and needing coffee in the worst kind of way and wishing that this little mosquito, that keeps pestering me, will find something else to other then keep flying around my ear.   I guess it is a very early Saturday...

Its Friday ALREADY :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Friday June 08, 2012   -   By Petra

Wow, time sure passes fast when you are having fun. It must have rained last night a little more, everything is nice a moist and you can just feel how thankful Mother Earth is. All the birds are singing and ready for this wonderful new day. ...

Blessed Rain :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday June 07, 2012   -   By Petra

What a wonderful way to wake up this morning and be surprised by lightning moving in and a nice cool breeze. After I let the dogs out for their morning constitution it started raining I opened all the doors to the house to let the clean air in. It has been...

Yeah it's Raining :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Thursday May 10, 2012   -   By Petra

A Great Thursday to Everyone's raining finally. I am so happy. The air is so fresh and clean its incredible. It has been raining off and on since yesterday nice and steady so it has time to soak into the ground and quench all the plant...


Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday April 10, 2012   -   By Brian

I cannot help but start to feel excited now that the weather is changing.  I question my sanity and everyone else that has taken up growing.  That is the conundrum with growing safe fruits, vegetables and chickens.  It is...


Going Out With a Bang

Blog: Homestead Pantry   -   Saturday September 04, 2010   -   By Homestead Artisa

Last evening we went to the Crossroads Restaurant located near Cashtown, Pennsylvania, for dinner and to catch the end of a Knit N Spin Out evening.  Arriving there later than normal due to some unexpected events, we were greeted by our waitress with the...

Slow Day, Slow Food

Blog: Homestead Pantry   -   Wednesday September 01, 2010   -   By Homestead Artisa

Twas a slow day on Homestead Springsberry.  Since we had the two oldest off to college all day, I took advantage of the peace and quiet to 'rest' while I did a couple loads of laundry, finished a book, and we prepared a nice dinner.  You know,...the...

hippychick’s smokedy chipotle aged cheese

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Friday December 11, 2009   -   By hippychick

  hippychick’s smokedy chipotle aged cheese rich, smokey flavor russet in color a homestead recipe of my own   ingredients 1 1/2 gallons of raw milk (if available) ta61 thermophilic starter – 1/8 teaspoon ...

chickenybabies first snow on the way

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Thursday December 03, 2009   -   By hippychick

70 percent chance for friday snow woooohooooooo ! this is very exciting for a chicago transplant who thought she would never see the day! and and and it will prove to be chickenybabes first snow truly special i wonder... will they need eeny ...

Victory Chickens - Last chance for 2oo9

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Tuesday November 17, 2009   -   By hippychick

   update 12.03.2oo9 all girls are sold for the 2oo9 season - thank you - happy hollydays to all!   The following are my newest and last group of hippychick victory chickens for the year of 2oo9.  The wee pullets will be...

pretty pretties about the place

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Monday October 12, 2009   -   By hippychick

eggcellent news from the hippychick universe - egg...

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Wednesday September 30, 2009   -   By hippychick

hey hey hey hippychick is ready to share some eggcellent news that is good for you! hippychick's super-d-lovely organic eggs can now be had for the most eggcellent price of $3.75 per dozen. (formerly 4 bucks per doz) save a quarter eat...

Spruce Pine, NC Farmers' Market this Wednesday

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday September 23, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

We had perfect weather at the market today!  It has been rainy for the past few weeks. We are seeing the last of the tomatoes, corn and berries.  Vendors had leeks, onions, pepper, salad mix greens, herbs (and herb teas as well!), LOTS of baked...

victory chickens - 10-12 week rare and heritage br...

Blog: Hippychick's Gardens   -   Sunday September 13, 2009   -   By hippychick

hippychick's victory chickens - all birds raised on coyote creek organic chicken feed - twelve and ten week old organically fed rare and heritage breed pullets and 1 welsummer rooster. most girls are at twelve weeks old with a hatching date of june 21...

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