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Planting time is here!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Friday May 02, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

We are moving all the kale, broccoli and cabbage plants out of the greenhouse today. We will put them on a large flatbed trailer to harden up so we can begin planting them in the field Monday.  If you want to see pictures of the plants in the greenhouses...

Spring Planting has begun!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

We put in nearly a half an acre of early spring veggies Saturday. We set out 1800 White Sweet Spanish onion plants, and we planted 6 rows of onion sets. We also seeded 3 rows of beets, 5 rows of Spinach, 6 rows of carrots, a row of turnips and a row and 1/2 of...

Spring weather and work getting done!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday April 14, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

Now we have all the greenhouses up and running with all new hoops and new floors, with a new cover for number three.  We also have number two full of broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, romaine and mixed leaf lettuces. We have a few odds and...

spring is really here!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Sunday April 06, 2014   -   By Chickadee1

Looks like spring is finally REALLY HERE!!  yea!  Hostas are up and unfurling, kale is growing like a weed, daffodils are bent over, peas, lettuce, herbs... all are starting to pop up and be visible!  I am sooo over this winter, it was the worst...

The Long Winter of 2014

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Friday April 04, 2014   -   By Brigette

Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 April 4, 2014 and there are still piles of snow scattered about the farm, some still almost waist deep where it was piled from plowing driveways. It isn’t...

Springtime at Family Farms CSA

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Wednesday April 02, 2014   -   By Foster

Spring is here! Yes! Spring has arrived at Family Farms CSA east of Sherman, Texas.   Along with spring has come a veritable cornucopia of veggies and delicious food for your table. Call Foster Fogarty and find out when you can come...

Market opening April 17th

Blog: Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market   -   Sunday March 30, 2014   -   By Market Manager

The Paulding County Farm Bureau farmers market will open on Thursday April 17th.  This is a new day of the week for us, but we hope it works better for everyone.  We are excited to begin this new season, looking forward to lots of fresh, local...

HayDay

Blog: Jones HomeGrowns   -   Saturday June 29, 2013   -   By Vera

Welcome to my blog! While I'm in here blogging away, my men are raking hay! Hopefully, no rain will come for a few days, so baling can commence. Funny how on the farm, we can pray for rain for somethings, but pray for dry weather for other things.  Our...

we're getting a lot of rain today

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday June 24, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders, This week, we'll have a few more onions, radishes, bok chois, red and green lettuce, Swiss chard, cilantro, Chinese cabbage, kale and collards, kohlrabi, and garlic scapes.  Chard will come from the hoophouse this...

mostly leves this week, all delicious

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Laura

Greeting shareholders, This week, we'll have lettuce, Asian greens including bok chois, yukina, and a few Chinese cabbage, and radishes.  I'd hoped to have a bit more crunch for you to balance out the leaves, but the crunchy things are just a little...

we got some rain today, but it's cold!!!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday May 03, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders, Even though it's going to be dreary, we'll have a little market here at the farm tomorrow, Saturday, May 4, 10:00 until noon.  I've got lots of lettuce and radishes, smaller quantities of spinach and eggs.  We'll set up a...

market at the farm this Saturday, April 27

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday April 26, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm, There is no farmers market this week, but we've got nice things so we're going to have a little market here instead.  10:00 until noon.  Use the farm driveway.  We'll have lots of...

lots of rain, Dan's bringing beef

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm CSA, Market this week is at the Mt. Vernon Community Center at the east end of downtown, 11:00 until 1:00.  Charlotte isn’t able to make it, but I’ll be there will bells on – and with lots of very...

Lettuce!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday April 12, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills Farm,   There is no market this weekend.  Next Saturday, April 20, the market will be in Mt. Vernon.    Even though there is no market this weekend, I have things to sell, including eggs,...

There's water in the pond!

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday March 15, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and farm friends,   Market tomorrow, Saturday, March 16, is at the Community Center at the east end of downtown Mt. Vernon, 11:00 until 1:00.  I'll have eggs; Charlotte will have bread.  It's possible a few early hoophouse...

Seedlings

Blog: Living Water Farm   -   Wednesday January 16, 2013   -   By Terri

New seedlings started.  Can't believe they are actually spouting with it being as cold as it is!  They are inside but not in direct sunlight and in a plastic greenhouse/seed starter.  Cool!!  I have not had much luck with starting plants...

Winter Gardening Confessions (An Update)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 09, 2013   -   By Katie

Seems like anytime I’m making small talk these days I’m asked “How’s your garden?” (No complaints here; I’m happy to share!) So, let me just tell you how the garden is. It’s good. But not as expected. I just paid the garden a visit yesterday for the first...

Black Friday Black Gold

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday November 27, 2012   -   By Katie

I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday! We enjoyed ours and know that we have much to be thankful for. Many of you probably also ‘celebrated’ Black Friday by standing in unbelievably long lines early in the cold morning to get great deals on...

One Day CSA this weekend, non members welcome. Le...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Wednesday October 24, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings Abbe Hills CSA shareholders and friends,   In this week between the end of the CSA season and the beginning of the winter markets in Mt Vernon, we've still got lots of wonderful garden.  So we're having a One-Day-Only-CSA this...

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