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In Praise of a Normal Spring

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Monday April 01, 2013   -   By TimB

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My frustration with land prices!

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Friday November 30, 2012   -   By Jason

Since I was a young kid, I always wanted to own land.  I even owned geese on a city lot when I was a kid.  As I got older, I grew a passion for farming and raising healthy and better tasting foods without chemical fertilizers, herbicides, hormones...

Ag Ins

Blog: Hog and Dogs Ranch / Produce   -   Wednesday October 03, 2012   -   By Brien and Debbie

Oh my Goodness getting ins to cover CSA's I have had a problem.The only thing I can think of is I MUST BE DOING IT WRONG, I have had USAA my whole life ,my children have it but they do not cover Ag so went to the Grange for my Ag ins,so many of our ag friends...

Will LEGAL Immigrants /Refugees be the alternative...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday October 12, 2011   -   By Tony

The future is set on Legal Immigrants Farmers to replace the Illegal Migrant Farmers.There is an EXODUS of illegal migrant farmers here in the US , goung back back home to Mexico and central and south America. The immigration laws set by the STAES like...

Will LRGAL Immigrants /Refugees be the alternative...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday October 12, 2011   -   By Tony

The future is set on Legal Immigrants Farmers to replace the Illegal Migrant Farmers.There is an EXODUS of illegal migrant farmers here in the US back home. The immigration laws set by the STAES like Arizona,Alabama,California,Georgia etc..are encouraging...

Free land?

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Wednesday March 30, 2011   -   By Mary

Saw an interesting article on free land in the AARP Bullitin: http://www.aarp.org/money/budgeting-saving/info-02-2011/save_a_buck_free_land.html Small farmers ought to work together, no matter where they are!

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Hurricane Farm in the Blog-o-Sphere: "It's Hip!"

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday June 07, 2010   -   By Chris

Though neither "Up-To-the-Minute" nor "Late-Breaking," (sorry, we just found this article from last Winter) this blog commentary offers an interesting perspective on local, sustainable farming.  http://nutmegnewssource.blog...

Hurricane Farm: The Movie

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Wednesday June 02, 2010   -   By Chris

In the Fall of 2009--a year and a half after establishing our Scotland, Connecticut farm--a film crew shot the following documentary. "The New Farmer's Voice" http://vimeo.com/12220552 Enjoy!

Who Dat Nation and Oil Spill

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Wednesday May 26, 2010   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

I don't know if any of you follow the National Geographic News, but they have so much of interest to us all.  They have just reported today, the Deep Water Oil Spill by BP is not only killing the rest of Louisiana's Wet Lands, which are so precious to us...

Farmer's Need Rain!

Blog: The Orchard at Apolloson Acres   -   Monday September 28, 2009   -   By Allison

Alas, the rain has hit us in NE Ohio! It's a much needed rain, especially on our farm where it fills our cistern, among other things! Apple Trees don't like "wet feet", but they do need a good watering every once and again. Horses do not like...

Sunset Harvest Dinner

Blog: Maryville Farmers' Market   -   Thursday September 24, 2009   -   By shelly

September 19th at 5:30 p.m. at the Milne Farm (www.milnefarm.com) was a special time for the Maryville Farmers' Market.   Partnering with Foothills Land Conservancy, we held our first ever "field to table" dinner. Chefs Josh Feathers, Maggie...

How Many People Can We Feed?

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Thursday February 19, 2009   -   By Walter

The US has quite a bit of arable land still available. Estimates on the Web range from 302 million to 470 million acres. Since I am a sustainable farmer, I know how much food I can grow, how many potential calories are available through human labor, and other...

So where do we go from here?

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Monday December 08, 2008   -   By Pati

I've received several comments and emails about my last post.  Thank you!  One comment was about how do we get farmers and ranchers back on the land when real estate is so high in price that no one who wants to farm or ranch can afford to buy in? ...

The disconnect between the producer and the consum...

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Wednesday December 03, 2008   -   By Pati

I posted my concern over the future of my land a few days ago.  Several other farmers and ranchers commented -- some with even more dire situations than mine! It made me realize that so many of us producers are aware of the value (not $$) of our land,...

Tthe value of ranch land and attitudes

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Monday December 01, 2008   -   By Pati

I had a very unnerving event this past weekend.  It happened at the local farmers market that we sell our beef at every Friday and Saturday. It went  something like this.  Another vendor stepped up to me and said; "Don't you live on such...

What's News 11.14.08

Blog: TLC Ranch   -   Friday November 14, 2008   -   By Jim

Jim has been installing solar-powered lights on each chicken coop, a rather tedious process but well worth the effort.  We are excited about the idea of maintaining our egg production over the winter with just a few extra hours of light a day.  Hens...


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