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Father's Day Specials, Live Chef Demos, Kids Activ...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday June 14, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, June 18, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Shop for Father’s Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market . Knife sharpening available.  Blueberries, raspberries and tomatoes are ripe and daylilies and lavender are in bloom. The Blue Talon...

Memorial Day Specials, Canning Demonstrations and ...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday May 24, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, May 28, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plan Memorial Day picnics with bison, fruit pies and spring vegetables available at the Williamsburg Farmers Market .  A strawberry jam canning demonstration will be presented by Two Girls and a...

Have you camped in your backyard?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 22, 2011   -   By Mary

A fun adventure for children is camping in the woods, but the next best thing is camping out in the backyard.   While a safe place for the family to explore the basics of camping and do a “dry run” of a real camping adventure with children, it provides...

Week 20 Availability (May 15, 2011)

Blog: Renaissance Farm   -   Monday May 16, 2011   -   By Linda

Hi We are in for a rainy week and we love it!! No outdoor watering, the pollen is being kept at bay and we won't be cooking in the sun.   YIPPEE :) For those of you planting a garden, we have a beautiful selection of early crops ready to go...

Back to growing

Blog: Big Valley Ranch   -   Sunday May 15, 2011   -   By Desiree

Hay to all who are feeling ignored. So sorry but our attention has been focused elsewhere. The garden has been started and is also running late, which is good given our most recent weather. We have had almost freezing temps yesterday and today, hail as...

Spring might be here, Finally!

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Friday May 06, 2011   -   By Ann

I think spring might finally be here!  The snow is almost all gone, at least here in the yard.  There is still some out in the forest, but it's going away.  It's been a long, snowy winter.  Now the Glacier Lilies are blooming, the pussy...

Belle's Babes

Blog: 3 Acre Farm   -   Tuesday April 05, 2011   -   By Janelle

Belle is a ‘Fainting’ or ‘Myotonic’ goat.  She has never ever stiffened up or “fainted” but her kids have done both.  Belle is very tame and will come up to me and rest her head on my leg for me to scratch or pet her.  She just delivered...

Goat In The Kitchen Sink

Blog: Dark Water Ranch   -   Saturday February 05, 2011   -   By shepherd

My day got started after breakfast, with a goat in the kitchen sink. We have snow right now, lots and lots of snow. Because we knew the bad weather was coming we made a large kidding area inside the big barn and locked all the girls inside. Smart move because...

Why Every Child Should Spend Time On a Farm

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday January 19, 2011   -   By David

Helping hold pigs One of the reasons I started farming again was I wanted my kids to experience the life I had as a child.  I believe there are many reasons why kids should spend time on a small farm. Heck they should visit a giant factory farm...

What to do with a pack of Cub Scouts

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Tuesday January 18, 2011   -   By Megan

Yesterday was MLK Day and in the spirit of service, an entire pack of Cub Scouts descended on the home farm. 30 boys under 10. We made trash sticks and lined all the boys up at the street fence, each was given a trash bag and told, "Whoever gets to the back...

How to Make a Chicken Catcher

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Friday December 17, 2010   -   By David

Buckeye Rooster While catching chickens to be processed this last time my brother and I were having an ongoing discussion about who could make the best chicken catcher. We laughed about how as kids we would make one and then snag every hen in the...

Baby Goats Born 11/28/2010

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Sunday December 12, 2010   -   By Poly

Pure breed Silver Eared Nubian Goats, born 11/28/2010   The black and white male has been reserved. The female: Brown and white is now for sale, to be ready for pick up on January 28th 2011.  

Kids are fun!

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Tuesday April 27, 2010   -   By Ann

  All the kids are doing fine.  The 14 cashmere kids are always getting into mischief.  The 4 dairy kids are trying to, but they don't climb through the fence like the cashmeres do, so they can't get into much.    I am getting...

The Further Emergence of Spring

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday April 22, 2010   -   By Chris

Spring continues its forward progession.  New calves have been introduced to the growing "herd" out in the pastures... A new lamb, named Vera, is introduced to some of the other sheep in the flock... A little girl...

Torts could teach us a lot

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Tuesday April 13, 2010   -   By Sarah

Today we ate lunch outside, partly to enjoy the incredibly nice weather and partly because we wanted to watch our desert tortoise meander through the yard.   It is terribly fun to watch Dizzy eat and walk about.  He does everything so...

Kids everywhere!

Blog: Pine Needle Farm   -   Monday April 12, 2010   -   By Ann

  Today there were three new kids born within an hour of each other.  Sara had twin girls and Camilla had one big boy!  They are all doing great.  All three of them are shades of brown.  Rusty is throwing some really nice kids this...

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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!

Blog: The Miller Ranch, LLC   -   Sunday February 14, 2010   -   By Michael & Michelle

Ahhh yes, Valentine's Day has arrived. We are so blessed to have this wonderful home which provides so many opportunities to us. Our 5 year old grandson and I planted onion seeds yesterday indoors. Even 5 yr old Andrew felt the warmth of working in...

School Gardens Will Grow Food to Eat, To Learn, An...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Monday November 09, 2009   -   By Kay

November 9, 2009 – Zebulon, NC USA Elementary school teachers are going green in Franklin County, NC with installation of school gardens. Teachers are adding gardening to their lesson plans for science, nutrition, and other subjects. Produce grown in...

Fun Activities to Do with Children in the Winter

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Friday September 25, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Warm and Toasty Fireplace Let your kids add some warmth to any room in the house with this fun craft idea. You will need a...

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