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We have a New line of Ebooks!

Blog: Johnson's Family Farm   -   Wednesday March 26, 2014   -   By Bill

Things are ramping up for 2014! we are excited to introduce our new line of Ebooks! it took us over 2 years to get the licensing worked out! but we know we are making a valuable contribution to local farmers and communities! here's our latest book: ...

Irrigation Pumps

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday May 20, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: I thought I had the water all figured out and then the pump went out. I would like to say when it rains it pours, but I would like a drenching of rain right now. I think the average rainfall in May is .65 inches. I guess there's not much...

Chickens and Autism

Blog: Three Dog Farmstead   -   Wednesday May 01, 2013   -   By Christina

  Just wanted to link you to an article I read this morning. There are more and more stories these days of how chickens, and other poultry, are assisting individuals with autism and other mental and learning handicaps. It's quite a joy to read how folks...

Great News!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 18, 2013   -   By Katie

At the beginning of this year Arcadia Farms teamed up with two other local growers to respond to a proposal for providing fresh, naturally and locally grown veggies to a local childcare facility. We’re so excited to let you know that our growers group...

In the Face of Tragedy

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Thursday March 14, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

If ducks were people, there would be 17 extra obituaries in the paper this week:  Miss Puddle Duck.  Loved water sports, green leafy vegetables, and rainy days.  She will be remembered for her joyous attitude and comic antics.  She is...

More Organizational Tips: Learning The Walk Throug...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday September 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I think the Family Room in a home should speak loudly about the lady of the house. It should be a reflection of her personality and what she loves... for me, it's the cottage garden, the perfect blue, summer sky and coziness of soft...

The best gardening and farming book EVER

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday May 10, 2011   -   By Mary

If you ask us, and we do get asked a lot, the best book to learn about farming and gardening (or to learn a few new tricks if you're a life long farmer or gardener) is to go to the source: Jethro Tull's Horse Hoeing Husbandry, the first, and still the best,...

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...

Franklin County School Gardens: First Installation...

Blog: Grow And Share   -   Saturday October 31, 2009   -   By Kay

Grow And Share is working with several Franklin County schools, providing supplies and assistance to install school gardens. The students and teachers will then tend the gardens in the Spring, eat their harvest, and share a portion of their harvest too. We're...

The Organic Youth Learning Project

Blog: The Organic Youth Learning Project   -   Monday April 27, 2009   -   By Just

A blessing in disguise. . .  The rain will temper my procrastination.  Thank you to all whom have been helpful.  The Organic Youth gives second chances. . . 

Organic EXCELLENCE -- Introduction to Organic Farm...

Blog: Trautman Family Farm   -   Monday November 17, 2008   -   By Scott&JulieTraut

Over a year ago now, I, Scott Trautman, picked up the latest MATC class guide, and noticed there was an Ag department, but no farming classes, and definitely no organic farming classes. I contacted the director of the ag department, and with him and the fine...


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