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6 Tips For Preparing Your CSA Produce

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday July 31, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

The shift towards seasonal eating can be difficult, but having the joy of farm fresh vegetables is well worth it. With CSA registration, you are about to take off on a culinary adventure, so we’ve put together a few tips to help you out along the way.   ...

Super Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday July 25, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

The question of the day...should I shop at the grocery store or the farmers market? Actually, they both serve many of our needs and you need to shop at both of them because they each provide the necessities of life. I have to say that I can't remember...

Saturday Happenings at the Bluegrass Farmers' Mark...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday July 18, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

I did my usual Saturday morning walk through the Richmond Rd. market and I was so pleased with the variety and quality of the items that our farmers brought to the market. I have been told that the Azur Restaurant & Patio location looked just as good!...

Second CSA Honey Harvest

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Wednesday July 16, 2014   -   By Darci

Yesterday I extracted and bottled another crop from your CSA hives.   You will be receiving a 1 1/2 pound jar this time around.  I'm so excited that I was able to do a second harvest!   Its that time of year that I need to do a major...

Sunny Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday July 11, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

Before I even begin to tell everyone what wonderful 100% homegrown or produced items will be available this week at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market, I want to address and hopefully answer some questions that shoppers had this past Saturday. We had a few...

Celebrate Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Marke...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday July 04, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

Happy Independence Day America! Just a little trivia for you history buffs...did you know that both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the only signers of the Declaration of Independence later to serve as Presidents of the United States, died on the same...

End of June Update

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Friday June 27, 2014   -   By Darci

It has certainly been a while since my last update.  I apologize for the delay!  Things have been going very, very busy, and very, very well at the Summer Smiles Honey Farm!  My plan B from the April blog was in order to take care of my CSA...

Corn and Tomatoes at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday June 27, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

It's official, summer is really here! That means we can all start looking forward to wonderful locally homegrown corn, green beans, squash, cucumbers and even some early tomatoes! Yup, you'll be able to find all of these goodies this Saturday at the...

Cleaning and Cooking Your Mushrooms

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday June 05, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

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Foodie Friday Challenge

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Wednesday May 28, 2014   -   By Lorrie

Summer Farmers’ Markets are opening and Marshfield’s starts this Friday 2-6 pm, offering farmers the opportunity to sell the very early crops and the fruits of winter laboring over seedlings and flower starts in the greenhouses.   The main purpose...

2014 Honey CSA April Update

Blog: Summer Smiles Honey Farm   -   Friday May 02, 2014   -   By Darci

When I began spreading the word about my honey CSA program this past January, I envisioned for the month of April, my 14 beehives to be buzzing and boiling over with honey bees.  The sad reality is that just 2 of the 14 hives survived the winter. ...

Bluegrass Farmers' Market Opens Tomorrow!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Friday April 11, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

Tomorrow is the big day. The Bluegrass Farmers' Market will be opening for the 2014 market season on Saturday! Sounds like Mother Nature is going to give us some beautiful weather too! We'd love to get a chance to say hi to our customers...new and...

This Allergy Season try Winter Park Honey's Local ...

Blog: Winter Park Honey   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Scott

Formerly known as Allergy Bee Gone, many of our customers, from Maine to Florida and North Carolina to California, claim this honey has helped them alleviate and, in some cases, eliminate their allergy symptoms.  We have a patent pending on this product....

Garden Cleanup and Sore Muscles!

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Its never an easy task -- cleaning up the garden. No matter how big or small theres is always debris, broken pots, hoses to mend and trees to trim.   Winter in Idaho can be hard on everything. Stacks of leaves smashed into every corner, branches...

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...

Spring Green

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Thursday March 27, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Love the Color of Spring Green...its the kind of green you only see in the Spring Time.  Tiny leaves unfold with excitement and are filled with energy to bring us a new year. Trees are dotted with this Spring Green, the grass takes on a flavor of new...

Give that farmer a tip!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 24, 2014   -   By Katie

Dairy cows from Moo-nique {Image Credit} Kriannmon on Flickr Today I wanted give you a brief peek into a sweet conversation that recently happened at our house. Owen has been experiencing some growing pains lately. I heard once that a dose of extra...

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market Opens in 24 days!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Tuesday March 18, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

And, the countdown is really starting to get exciting! We'll be open and ready to go in only 24 days! That's right, April 12 th is only 24 days away. Okay, I wish you could see my smile..more like a grin from ear to ear. :D It's been a very looooooooooong...

Gifting Local

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday December 26, 2013   -   By Emily

Did you miss me?  Even my own mother asked recently about what happened to my blog!  The truth is simply that I've been busy, and other things took priority. This year has been even busier, if that is possible. A big part of this is that neither...

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