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beets, turnips, squash this week. Drought continu...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday October 05, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   Tomorrow, we'll have sweet peppers, chili peppers, kale and collards, cantaloupe, potatoes, garlic, onions, leaf lettuce, swiss chard, beets and tops, turnips, winter squash, a few tomatoes, and herbs.  This warm...

Baby, it's (almost) cold outside!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday September 28, 2012   -   By Katie

It’s fall. Big time. Temperatures are dropping along with brown and orange leaves. The tomato plants are bending beneath the weight of green fruit hoping for enough time. (I’ll be picking them before we get frost.) The zucchini, cucumbers and beans are...

Frost and drought slowing growth, we change schedu...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday September 24, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   This week, we'll have some combination of potatoes, onions, garlic, tomatoes, sweet peppers, chilies, cucumbers, summer squash, kale and collards, swiss chard, leaf lettuce, watermelon, cantaloupe, and herbs.  It...

Bring on the holidays!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Saturday September 22, 2012   -   By Rowena

Peach preserves, apple butter, applesauce, spiced applesauce, dill pickles, bread and butter pickles, green beans and now mincemeat are all canned and sitting on the shelves ready for eating, gifts or Thanksgiving pie!! Bring on the holidays I am ready to...

Starting fresh!

Blog: Nostalgic Necessities   -   Monday July 30, 2012   -   By Julie

It's a new day in the life of our little farm! We are offering handmade craft items right now with a continuing focus on the growth of other products. We are starting some greens, lettuces, and other fall crop items. We are also planning for our fiber and...

Farm is progressing!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday June 13, 2012   -   By Rowena

While my head is not spinning I thought I would take a moment to sit down and update you to some changes.  Sales are climbing so we are only growing for the CSA at this time, and what a relief that is.  It was hard growing for the larger basket...

Huge goal met!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Rowena

We started harvesting summer vegetables on june 1st!!  this is a huge goal met for us.  As i look around at all the things that still need fixing and the weeding and the pens to be built it is nice to know that we have all the room (well we are...

The Birds, Bees and Hazards of Wild Fruit

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

This morning started with a visit to the pea patch.   The current rows are nearly finished.   I sold most of what was picked today already and will hopefully have some for Sunday.   I have two more rows that are just starting to flower and...

Thanksgiving Turkey deadline!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Sunday May 20, 2012   -   By Rowena

As I sit in the kitchen hiding from the heat believe it or not I am thinking about Thanksgiving.  I know I have to have my final order in by June 18th.  Please let me know if you do need a Thanksgiving turkey I am only ordering 20% over the total...

An Anticipated Visit From the Tooth Fairy and Grea...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie is about to lose her first tooth.   It is wiggly and she is so excited.   She has heard about the Tooth Fairy but has not experienced her magic yet.  She has big plans for her soon found fortune.   I am serving carrots for...

T-Ball Season is Here & We Are Gearing Up For Moth...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Twilya

Livie after just one practice is hooked!   She loved visiting with the other girls and considering it was her first time looked pretty good in the short stop position.   She was not going to let that ball get past her!   She just might be...

They Are Calling for Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

In the morning I am headed to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market and they are calling for rain.   It might rain all day and it might just rain for a little bit… 60%.   If it rains it could be torrential downpours.   It is moment s...

The Farm Market Season is Now Underway!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday April 28, 2012   -   By Twilya

L'Ecuyer Gardens will be there to help those who plant their own gardens stock up on plants- tomato, pepper, artichoke and a huge assortment of fresh herbs!   We will also have farm fresh eggs in 12 packs and 18 packs and guinea eggs too!   We...

Harvest Hill Veggies

Blog: Harvest Hill Farms   -   Monday April 23, 2012   -   By Justin & Sara

Harvest Hill Farms is currently constructing a 2900 sq ft high tunnel for vegetable production. We hope to have it up in the next few weeks and that means farm fresh vegetables well into fall and winter months. What is a high tunnel you may ask? It is a...

It is Time to Get in the Garden!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday April 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

Today is the first day of our weekend sale.   We are certain to have what you are looking for whether it is a unique or tried and true variety of heirloom tomato, bell pepper or chili pepper plants.   Perhaps you want to put in an herb garden or...

Flowers, Herbs, & Vegetable Plants on Sale Now!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday April 17, 2012   -   By Twilya

I was asked today if I sell flowers and YES I have a nice assortment of petunias ready for your flower beds. Also available is osteosperman or a beautiful daisy type flower and brachy comb's toucan tango.   In the near future I will also...

Tomato Plants, Pepper Plants, Herbs Plants, & Petu...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday April 13, 2012   -   By Twilya

In the current edition of Heirloom Gardener I found an ad for a terrifically fun event called Tomatomania Love It and while I do not live in California why not celebrate with them. Tomorrow visitors to L'Ecuyer Gardens will be able to choose from a large...

Visitors Are Welcome!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday March 24, 2012   -   By Twilya

We have had a few people stop by this morning unable to resist the huge variety of tomato plants we now have available.   Perhaps you should stop by too.   We are a bit of a drive, but worth it.   You will not find our selection in...

We Were Expecting Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday March 07, 2012   -   By Twilya

We thought it was going to rain…   … but it did not.   Today is windy but still dry and at this point it is likely our chance for rain has passed.   Because we thought it was going to rain we busied ourselves with a few...

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