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Farm update

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Thursday June 27, 2013   -   By J

Our dedicated homesteaders here at back2thebeginning have been actively working on constructing the new shade house. We've converted salvageable' s from what was left of an old stable from years ago. Rather than completely demolishing the remains, we...

trying to finish up some projects

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday March 08, 2012   -   By Arlene

3/7/12 It was a beautiful day today at Home Farm, but very windy. Carl and I worked on the new beds he is building.   We got the weed bedding down dispite the wind and two sections of wood placed on each bed.   Rain is...

Crazy Texas weather

Blog: The Organic Farm Experience   -   Friday February 10, 2012   -   By Deb

29 Degrees Tonight, burrrrrah   As usual, our crazy weather here in Texas goes from nice warm days to below freezing temps at night.  Not to worry though, as the saying goes, "if you don't like the weather just wait 15 minutes and it will...

Warm, friendly turkey

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Thursday December 08, 2011   -   By Mary

Turkeys are warm and friendly birds, especially on cold nights when our other birds need a big friend.   For less than the cost of electricity, Tom the turkey keeps our egg laying birds alive, healthy and comfortable.  Tom has helpers out here...

National Alpaca Farm Days

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Tuesday September 20, 2011   -   By Katy

  This weekend alpaca farms across America will be hosting National Alpaca Farm Days on their alpaca farms. Our farm, Fairhope Alpacas , in beautiful Fairhope, Alabama will be open to the public on Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25th...

Chicken Coops for Renters

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Tuesday July 26, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

If you do not currently own your home, and are renting, be sure to check with your landlord before even bringing your pets home. If your landlord is fine with the idea, you’ll want to be sure that you do not build a permanent fixture, and that your coop can be...

Amish Built Chicken Coops Now Available From Chick...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday May 26, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

ChickenHousesPlus.com is pleased to announce the addition of its new Amish Chicken Coop product line.  The Amish are very well known for their meticulous attention to detail and high quality woodwork.  You can now purchase Amish built chicken houses...

Fly control

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday April 19, 2011   -   By Mary

House flies are a potent pest.   Keeping garbage pails empty and closed, doors closed or screened, and other debris out of the house is a good start, but you can’t keep the flies away.   While the sport of Kings is to hunt them down with a...

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Hoop House is Up!

Blog: Wild Goose Farm LLC   -   Saturday April 09, 2011   -   By Meg

The Hoop House is up!! I can't tell you how excited I am. Last week I had some family come out and help me finish up the base and put on the plastic. It turned out to be a longer day than expected, but it was well worth the extra effort. I only had to make one...

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How Green Can We Grow

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Wednesday March 23, 2011   -   By Foster

How green can you grow?  Foster Fogary, owner of Family Farms CSA, has a green house full of tomatoes, lettuce, and many other veggies.  They will be planted soon and will arrive at someone's table. All this was made possible by mother...

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food - Gov't GRANT, LO...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Sunday March 06, 2011   -   By Poly

You can get a government grant to grow food. Grants, Loans & Support. Earlier this year, in response to President Obama's challenge to reinvigorate local food systems, each of USDA's 26 agencies was asked to come forward with programs that can help...

Wellness Studio by Peaceful Acres GRAND OPENING MA...

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Thursday February 17, 2011   -   By Mike

Wellness Studio by Peaceful Acres will be hosting their Grand Opening/Open House Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6!  Come visit us at our brand new location in Wilmington, OH.   The open house will last from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. both Saturday...

How to Build Hoop Houses : Greenhouse & Hoop House...

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Monday January 17, 2011   -   By Poly

How to Build Hoop Houses : Greenhouse & Hoop House Irrigation click for short video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j09zP84boM&feature=related

How to Make a Hoop House or Green House for Cheap....

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Friday January 14, 2011   -   By Poly

How to Make a Hoop House or Green House for Cheap.   BuddyClubGardening   This is for a small, manageable, seedling starter green house. Really this is all any small family needs, you can actually make it any...

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...

Custom Made Chicken Houses and Chicken Coop - Made...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Friday October 08, 2010   -   By Suzie OConnor

When it comes to keeping chickens at your home, you need to make sure that you are providing them with the right kinds of housing for them to be safe and comfortable. To get all of fresh eggs that you want, you will want to make sure that you are investing a...

Life and Death

Blog: JustPicked Farms   -   Monday March 22, 2010   -   By Cheryl

March 22 Life and Death This week has been dramatically eventful at JustPicked Farms.  Last week while I was at work, my daughter called to tell me that something had killed two of our free-range hens.  She didn’t see what...

Building a hoop house for pastured poultry - Part ...

Blog: JustPicked Farms   -   Monday March 15, 2010   -   By Cheryl

March 15 Building a hoop house for pastured poultry – Part 2 The first part of this series covered building the base for the hoop house.  This part covers making the “hoop” part of the house.  The first step is to add a 1x4...

March 1, 2010

Blog: Rolling Acres Farm   -   Monday March 01, 2010   -   By Denise

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