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HOT CHOCOLATE

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By James

HOT CHOCOLATE! We let our kids name the animals that come home to our little farm. The lone duck that survived the "Coyote Massacre of 2013" is named Hot Chocolate.  I have no idea how they came upon that name. (he"s a Pekin, white as...

Morning Surprises

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Monday March 31, 2014   -   By James

MORNING SURPRISES!   Well, this morning, I got up to get the kids ready for school, as I do every morning.  When I got to Bradleys' room, I saw everything that we had for dinner, ( we grilled for the first time this season! Brats and burgers. It...

First Ever Blog Post

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Friday March 28, 2014   -   By James

My first ever blog post!   I have been planning to do this for a while now, and just haven't had the extra time. For starters, I am a 36 year old male. Married to my wonderful wife of just over three years, with our 3 children ages 5,8,11.  We...

2014 Onion Planting Party!

Blog: Cross Roads Ranch   -   Wednesday January 01, 2014   -   By Mathew

(February 8th, 2014)  Activities Include: Planting 5,000 Onions, Hay Bale Steer Roping, Horse Shoes, Pony Rides and Lunch  This event will fill up quickly so sign up now!   https://www.facebook.com/events/1440754822804701/   ...

Tom's, Bees, & Hawks

Blog: Agropraxis Farm   -   Sunday August 25, 2013   -   By Farmer Pete

Vegetable farmers that grow a wide variety of produce with intensive methods are constantly adding important information to a broad base. There seems to be something new to learn or gain greater understanding of with every passing week. So much of the...

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kids and cows

Blog: Thousand Hills Ranch   -   Thursday July 18, 2013   -   By buckaroo7

Our daily life involves kids.  Of course they make every event interesting.  From chores, errands, dad's work with the cattle and putting up hay, their perspective can make you laugh or cry.  The big girls are riding to check the cows on summer...

Get Creative: Marketing Local Food in Schools

Blog: Eat Local Food LLC   -   Thursday May 02, 2013   -   By Joan

It's late in the school year, but now is the time to look ahead to next year.  While all your teachers, administrators and parent volunteers are still available, it's the best time to consider changes in your local school food program for the 2013-2014...

Gardening Gadgets for Kids

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday April 17, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Gardening Gadgets for Kids Welcome to another Wish List Wednesday ! This week Owen will begin sowing seeds for his 4’ x 6’ raised garden, located next to his swing set in the backyard. Last summer I enjoyed watching him...

The kids are coming

Blog: Blue Spoon Farm   -   Wednesday January 16, 2013   -   By Jacalyn

It's January 16, 2013 and we are waiting for the arrival of our kids. We are expecting about 20 kids in the next 2 weeks or so. Anyone intersted in purchasing an American Boer Goat Association registerred buckling for their farm is encouraged to order...

Goats Galore!

Blog: Zekiah Farms, LLC   -   Sunday January 13, 2013   -   By Thorne

Goats Galore! The girls at Zekiah Farms have been busy kidding around.  We have kids everywhere.  This is our favorite time of year, there isn’t anything cuter then kids running around and playing.  

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Cinco De Mayo

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

We think it is the perfect day to celebrate and we happen to have plenty of fresh cilantro and garlic for sale!   Why not celebrate?   At L’Ecuyer Gardens we spent the day planting our squash bed and our slicing cucumbers.   We also...

Edible Landscaping!

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Sunday April 29, 2012   -   By Laura & Mike

Edible Landscaping   With the weather warming up, it's time to start thinking about your home garden.  This year why not plant a few easy to grow herbs for teas and medicinals!  Here are some suggestions:   1. ...

Farm Kids Stand Up and Take Notice

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By David

I recently read the story of the youngest farmer to receive the Animal Welfare Approved certification. Meet 12 year old Shelby Grebenc of Broomfield Co. According to the article in the Animal Welfare Approved newsletter , she has 130 laying hens. She...

Busy week, shearing, more kidding, aquaponics, and...

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Sunday March 25, 2012   -   By Shari

What a week! With great spring weather,  we've been outside working on projects.  You know  the old adage, work on the farm is never done. Bev built some more feeders for the sheep, and we got those installed. Today we built a creep area for the...

Got lambs, kids, and a NRCS grant

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Wednesday March 21, 2012   -   By Shari

What a week!  First our ISP gets a little goofy, then our web host does the same... moves us to a new server, and fails to have us change the IP's at the domain registrar. Add to that, one desktop's wireless card fails, as our wireless modem gets a...

What's with this weather? It's lambing and kidding...

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Sunday February 26, 2012   -   By Shari

All winter long, the temperature has been above normal, the precipitation below level, and even the wind hasn't been too bad.  Now that it's kidding and lambing time, Mother Nature is having her way.  Our sheep are quite pregnant and it's time to...

2012 Kidding season is underway

Blog: Cree Farm   -   Monday February 20, 2012   -   By Lisa and Gary

Lucy and Sky have started kidding season off with nicely. Each with a set of twins. Kiawah and Kewanee are up next, followed by Joy and Dixie. 2011 does, Golda and Jenna are due in April. We'll continue to post photos on our Facebook...

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Life Lessons.

Blog: Growing Days   -   Wednesday January 11, 2012   -   By Julie

We lost Salt this weekend. When we decided to add chickens to our menagerie, I knew the risks. We live in a subdivision, but we also live in a forest. A river borders our property. And we've always loved spying wildlife in our backyard. Deer....

Come To Our Labor Day Cookout Event at The Farm!

Blog: Cherry Grove Farm   -   Monday August 15, 2011   -   By CGF

Cherry Grove Farm’s Labor Day Cookout Sale Event Sunday August 28th 12-5 PM Join us on Sunday August 28th from 12-5 pm at Cherry Grove Farm for our last Cookout Sale Event of the year featuring our Whey Fed Pork Sausages! We will have...

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