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Over one third of all honey consumed in U.S. is li...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Thursday June 19, 2014   -   By Scott

Check out this article by 'Natural Health News & Holistic Healing", http://www.undergroundhealth.com/asian-honey-banned-in-europe-is-flooding-u-s-grocery-shelves/ . Be careful when you purchase honey from an unknown source. Honey smuggled in from...

Over one third of all honey consumed in U.S. is li...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday May 06, 2014   -   By Scott

Check out this article by 'Natural Health News & Holistic Healing", http://www.undergroundhealth.com/asian-honey-banned-in-europe-is-flooding-u-s-grocery-shelves/ . Be careful when you purchase honey from an unknown source. Honey smuggled in from...

Winter 2014

Blog: Our Father's Farm   -   Monday February 03, 2014   -   By Kathy & Joe

Despite the cold winter weather this year, the alpacas at Our Father's Farm have been snugly warm under their alpaca fleece.  I put some hay down in their sleeping area so their legs are not on not directly on the cold mats when the temperature drops in...

SOME GOOD IDEAS ON HOW TO DRESS IN COLD WEATHER

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Saturday January 04, 2014   -   By Elaynn

I used to live in the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York State and also in the state of Maine, so, I have had plenty of experience with cold weather, including getting stranded with my car, sliding into  snow banks or ditchs and, with children with...

Planting Fruit Trees in Fall

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday November 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Spring is always a busy and exciting time for gardeners. I’m no exception. Logically I spent a lot of time in the garden this spring, planting, prepping and simply enjoying the sights and sounds of nature waking up from her winter nap. One of the things...

Wonderful organic, Chemical-free Lavender Sleeping...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday November 21, 2013   -   By Arlene

At Home Farm Herbery we know how important a good night’s sleep is to you so we have created wonderful organic, Chemical-free Lavender Sleeping Sachets that can be added under your pillow. Order today http://www.localharvest.org/lavender-bud-sleeping-sache...

How to make your own salami With Home Farm Herbery...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday November 09, 2013   -   By Arlene

I made some great salami using Home Farm Herbery’s Hand blended, organic, chemical free, gourmet Salami Seasoning order now http://www.localharvest.org/salami-seasoning-C23465

Poultry Personnel

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday October 29, 2013   -   By Katie

Despite being someone who likes to plan, I’ve developed this trend during the last several years of my life where I put things off until the last minute. Getting my garden ready for fall (and really, winter and spring) has sadly been no different. Last...

Local Peach Sources

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday August 02, 2013   -   By Katie

{Image Credit} Aloha Organic Fruit Another fruit season is underway – it’s time for Michigan peaches! I’ve spent some time looking for pesticide-free peach sources and I’m having a rough time. Molter Family Orchards has organic peaches, but only in...

S.Florida elementary school organic vegetable gard...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday July 31, 2013   -   By Tony

It was my first field trip today to offer observations and ideas from the point of view of an urban farmer with educational and experiential background. My tour guide was a garden enthusiast mom who have a passion to help start productive gardens at...

Potato Experiment Results

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday July 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Back in April I wrote this post about planting experimental potatoes. They were experimental in that they are: Planted from spouting (organic) spuds we purchased at the grocery store. Planted (mostly) in hay. Planted outside the fence, intermingled...

Seasonal Family Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 16, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the things I’m enjoying most about this year’s growing season is the opportunity to help others with their home gardens. Last week I had a chance to chat with a friend and former college roommate – Sara Heilig, about the garden that she and her ...

Want an Alma Michigan Area CSA Drop Off?

Blog: Central Michigan CSA   -   Thursday April 11, 2013   -   By Joe

We've been getting a few emails over the last month or so about doing another drop of for the Central Michigan CSA in the Alma Michigan area.  We currently deliver weekly shares to our members in Midland, Gladwin, and Mt. Pleasant, but I'm always...

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Planting Experimental Potatoes

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday April 03, 2013   -   By Katie

Since it didn’t snow yesterday (yes!) I spent some time planting potatoes and lettuce in the main garden. Lettuce will go in under plastic row covers in some of our narrow beds (2' x 12'), along with spinach which overwintered and is already growing. I’m...

Garden Apps Wish List

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Garden Apps (from seed to table!) I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing organic or sustainable about apps for your mobile device. At first glance it may seem a little off-center that a website about living...

"the soup notices"

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Friday January 18, 2013   -   By Cynthia

"I swear, that if you go over and you taste your pot of soup -- and you pause, and you decide if it needs more seasoning or not -- the soup notices." That's what Cynthia Lair, author, organic food evangelist and cooking instructor is really getting...

Merry Christmas from Mangos In Paradise,LLC

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Friday December 28, 2012   -   By Libby

We would like to extend a special thank you to all of our loyal customers throughout this past year. We send you our best wishes for a healthy and happy holiday season. As winter began just a few days ago we begin to feel a crisp morning air...

Nature as a" THERAPY..According to a recent scie...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Saturday December 15, 2012   -   By Tony

This is another day gone in the countdown ,before we celebrate Christmass and the New Year Eve..For some ,another day is another dollar and for ALL of us  another drama ,like the shooting of school children yesterday in Connecticut.. When will...

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PART 1: Autumn's Bounty in the Root Cellar and Two...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday October 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The Season of Autumn... This is Neil's and most of the children's favorite season... I like it too, but I am all about Spring and Summer. I do love Autumn for the harvest though... the smell and crunch of the leaves under foot......

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