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Local Sour Cherries

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday July 03, 2013   -   By Katie

{Image Credit} Understory Farm and Orchard This picture is from June 19. On Monday (July 1) the trees were bursting with fully-ripe cherries! It’s cherry season! On Monday Owen and I picked 30 pounds of beautiful sour cherries at Understory Farm and...

Where to Find Rhubarb

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Sunday June 02, 2013   -   By Katie

The weather has been cool in Southwest Michigan. That means you won’t find much at the local market beyond greens, herbs and radishes until the weather warms a bit. It also means that May goodies like asparagus and rhubarb may last a while longer. A...


Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 10, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? I’ve been keeping a little secret (ok, a big secret) and I’m super excited to finally spill the beans! For the last several months I’ve been hard at work planning a community-wide program that revolves around our core values – saving money,...

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...

Welcome To All New Farm Boxers

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Tuesday March 05, 2013   -   By Kevin

I am not sure if Farm Boxers is a legal. Most English teachers would go nuts with that one. I am probably breaking more than a few grammar rules. All that college did not pay off I guess. OK. Here goes. This year I have been getting inundated with possible...

Garden Apps Wish List

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Garden Apps (from seed to table!) I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing organic or sustainable about apps for your mobile device. At first glance it may seem a little off-center that a website about living...

Are You A Locavore?

Blog: Abma's Farm   -   Wednesday March 14, 2012   -   By Abma's Farm

Food lovers across America have started a local food revolution. The "Locavore" movement has been embraced by millions from California to New York, with  more joining up every day .  So what is a "locavore" and how can you become...


Winter time and the living is easy?

Blog: Heritage Acres Farm   -   Wednesday November 30, 2011   -   By Steven

Just a quick introductory blog post to start out our Local Harvest Blog. Go to our website for more info and our formal blog the site is new as of late November 2011, so be patient.  We lost our old web address, somehow it was...

Selling More Shares Than Last Year

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Saturday March 26, 2011   -   By Kevin

It seems like I just made the final delivery of the 2010 season, and now, here we are about to sell our last share for 2011. At the risk of sounding like my grandfather, "where does the time go?" 5 years ago my wife and I started Black Dog...

Christmas in October.

Blog: Growing Days   -   Monday October 18, 2010   -   By Julie

It's October, but it feels like Christmas. Look what arrived. Nope. It's not the kids' Halloween costumes. That was a different box. These are my treats.   Garlic. Specifically,...

Garden And "Growing" Trends for 2010

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday January 05, 2010   -   By Karen

Home & Community Edible Gardens : Due to the previous downturn in the economy it's my belief that more and more people will see the benefits of growing their own food, or art at least growing some food to offset purchases from the grocery store. This...

Long Distance Review

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Thursday September 24, 2009   -   By Dean

  This Seattle area couple visited visted our Westminster MA farmers market three weeks ago. I stumbled upon their local eating blog while doing a websearch of our market.   They...

The Big Boys Push Back

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Friday May 01, 2009   -   By Pati

Well, this has been an interesting month! Much of the news is good. Here in Central Texas, we have started the ritual of spring with food festivals all over the place and with the various local farmers markets starting to hit their stride with more produce,...

Blog:   -   Monday February 02, 2009   -   By Liz

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Starting the New Year

Blog: Jacob's Reward Farm   -   Thursday January 01, 2009   -   By Cindy

Happy New Year!  I've accomplished one of my small, immediate goals:  I started the Yahoo group for people in Collin County, TX who either produce local food and fiber, or shop for it.  I'd like to invite anyone in the Collin County area to join...

A locavore's Thanksgiving

Blog: Terra Bella Farm   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Margot

Thanksgiving. My favorite holiday. The kids are coming in, and the parents, and aunts and uncles. It's a weeklong celebration, and we eat mostly local food. Just a few minutes ago, some of the kids drove into the farm with a refrigerated truck borrowed...

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