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our first run for the season

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Tuesday February 22, 2011   -   By Michael

   Well, I took the first run of sap over to Leon's so to cook it down. He showed me the new pan(new to us) he bought--yipe,  it is something, that's for shur. Last year we used a huge flat pan this year we're cooking with an older syrup pan...

Welcome to BSW farm

Blog: BSWFarm   -   Wednesday December 29, 2010   -   By Karen

Welcome: I'm not sure how these blogs work but I am trying anyway. Folks are welcome to visit our place. Just email ahead of time so we can be here. Bring your boots and barn clothes because you will be right in with the gang. 

Growing Potential in Central MA

Blog: Hames & Axle Farm   -   Wednesday December 01, 2010   -   By Pat

I just wanted to let you all know about a new project in the works in North Central Massachusetts. Called the North Country Sustainability Center, Inc. if we reach our goal we will operate a sustainable ag/arts/economic development center for everyone to use....

Peaches Pears and Apples -- Oh My!

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Sunday September 05, 2010   -   By Steve or Wendy

I remember when I was just a lad growing up on our little farm...fall was worth waiting for... the fruit trees were always fair game as long as you let mom have some for jam and make dad a pie...Hidden in the leaves would be treasures kissed by the sun...After...

Farmer's Markets in Full Swing!

Blog: Straw Hat Farm   -   Thursday June 03, 2010   -   By Chet and Karen

We've had 4 Saturday Farmer's Markets already, at our new location in south Montrose.  The markets have been well attended despite some "not so nice" weather and lots of wind! Here's hoping our windy season is about over! This Wednesday was...

Farmer's Markets

Blog: Homegrown Harvest   -   Wednesday May 05, 2010   -   By HomegrownHarvest

A new season is here, and we're looking forward to meeting you at the farmer's markets! Can't wait to taste the first ripe tomato!

Opening Soon -- Can't Wait!!!

Blog: Scarecrow Farm   -   Sunday April 11, 2010   -   By Virginia

We've had our final "organizational" meeting and we're opening at the corner of Columbia and Sixth, in Hudson, NY, on May 8 with lots of plants and hanging baskets for Mothers' Day.  We'll also have several new vendors, eggs, cheese, and early...

preparing for the season

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Sunday March 14, 2010   -   By Michael

   Well, we are cleaning the equipment for work in the fields and this week we will check on the bee hives. If the hives are lite they will get some sugar water as feed, but if their heavy they will be left alone. The hives are new to our farm(last...


Time Stand Still in a Honey Yard

Blog: IICFA   -   Friday February 26, 2010   -   By GrannySue

As the slow methodical dance unfolds between the Apiarist and her hives, a drop of sweat slowly rolls down the back of her neck. Even at 40F in February, she knows that the actions she takes now can makeor break this colony of 50,000 bees. The husbandry that...

We Give Thanks

Blog: Scarecrow Farm   -   Monday November 30, 2009   -   By Virginia

As we closed the Market on November 21st, after 29 weeks at our current site, we gave thanks for so many things......the Saturday weather, the openness of our site, the sponsorship of the Mayor's office, the faithfulness of our vendors, the...

Harlingen Farmers Market ... coming soon!

Blog: Bayview Veggies   -   Tuesday October 06, 2009   -   By Rhonda

Good News!!! Harlingen Farmers Market coming soon!! The market will be held weekly on Saturday afternoons at El Mercado Mall, at the intersection of Morgan and 77 Sunshine Strip in Harlingen. There is plenty of shade - our tables will be in a...

It is Fall Once Again...

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Saturday September 05, 2009   -   By Steve or Wendy

    Well the hot hot days of summer are behind us. Why do I know this?Because this morning the trees out back were swaying in the morning breeze and golden leaves, that were parched by the heat,  were falling to the ground like...

HR 2749

Blog: Wild Winds Sheep Company   -   Wednesday August 19, 2009   -   By Catherine & Martin

   I typically don't put on my political hat, but this is something I just can't ignore.   So; have any of you been following the 2009 Food Safety Enhancement Bill HR 2749?   I have and it has me very concerned, I...

No shucking

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Sunday August 02, 2009   -   By Brian

Did you know that you are not suppose to shuck corn at a farmers market?  It's one of those unwritten rules.  As soon as an ear is even partially opened, it begins to go to starch.  As a child I remember the Arraber coming around and he would...

HR 875 Not all it Seems

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Wednesday July 29, 2009   -   By Samuel

Many of us began growing and eating organic and certified organic foods because we felt it was good for us and good for our customers.The Department of Agriculture has given oganic farming a degree of support, but often far less than many of us would like.On...

Just Catching Up

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Monday July 13, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Haven't been around much lately. I really do have to get better about my bloging. It's just been so crazy busy here that by the time I think about the blog, it's after midnight and I'm off to bed. The soap and lotion business is doing it's impersonation...

Nuui Cunni Farmers' Market 1st Year

Blog: Nuui Cunni Farmers' Market   -   Monday June 15, 2009   -   By Anna

My name is Anna Leon I volunteer my time to manage the Nuui Cunni Farmers' Market on beautiful Lake Isabella in the Southern Sierra Mountains of California.  This is my 1st blog.  I thought it would be good to share our weekly...

Opening Day for Farmers' Market

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday June 09, 2009   -   By Chris

It was an exciting weekend as we found ourselves at another Phish concert (woo hoo!) but also in that the Coventry Farmers' Market opened its season on Sunday.  We were lucky enough to be chosen as one of the few new member farms.  We are also one of...

Hurricane Farm Takes a Field Trip: Scotland Farm ...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Saturday May 23, 2009   -   By Chris

Here are some photos from Scotland Farm Day from last weekend. Here is our set up.  To the left we had small pens with a calf, some lambs, and the pigs.  To the right we had a chicken coop and some goslings in another small pen.  I recently...

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