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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,...

10 Ways to Save Money on Food

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Katie

If your household is similar to ours, the grocery slice of the budget pie is sizable enough to get your attention. Most “experts” recommend budgeting 14-20% of your take home pay for food (groceries, lattes, eating at restaurants, etc.). A recent study...


Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Sarah

There is not a lot that I have in the way of lofty thoughts with regards to the federal budget and the fiscal cliff talks or sequestration; it's quite frankly above my paygrade.   But what I can contribute to the debate is to speak as a person who must...

Eat Healthy. Save Money. {Homemade Crackers}

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday November 13, 2012   -   By Katie

One of the major reasons why we started Arcadia Farms was to learn to eat healthy, live sustainably and to be producers instead of consumers only. In October I announced that I would start focusing part of my attention on “homesteading” topics , ...

How the banks are raising food prices

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 29, 2011   -   By Mary

Money presumes a future payment of a commodity.   In antiquity, money meant cattle and grain. A “drachma” was a weight of grain. Japan's feudal system was based on rice per year – koku. Today, this system is still in effect for most farmers, who borrow...

What 2011 Holds and Five Steps You Should Take

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday January 05, 2011   -   By David

    What does 2011 hold for you? What does it hold for the United States? It would be really nice if we could answer those questions definitively. However, we all know that's impossible. No one can tell the future with certain accuracy. We...


Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Tuesday September 29, 2009   -   By Megan

Thanks to all of you that have joined our meat only CSA. We still have shares available, and are adding a drop in San Diego, and 2 in Orange County.Current drops are in Murrieta, Temecula, and at the farm. You guys have been asking for us to do this for months...


You pay for your sins

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Monday January 05, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

I did a smart thing earlier this year and managed it in a very dumb way.   I transferred my banking accounts to paperless reporting via the internet.   I patted myself on the back for not wasting all that paper and helping to reduce both ours and...

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