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Blog: M's Organic Sustainable Farm   -   Sunday February 23, 2014   -   By MM

Read CNG's Response to the "Only Organic" Campaign. We want people to know that the USDA organic label is not the ONLY way to be sure you're not getting GMO's or synthetic pesticides. As we all know, there's much more that goes into making good...

Being Certified Naturally Grown.

Blog: Origins Farm   -   Tuesday April 23, 2013   -   By Alistar

I once heard someone speak about his childhood; he mentioned that everyday when he came home from school, his mother would ask “Sammy, did you ask a good question in class today?” She did not ask him what he learned in class, but rather inquired into the...

Seasonal Family Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 16, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the things I’m enjoying most about this year’s growing season is the opportunity to help others with their home gardens. Last week I had a chance to chat with a friend and former college roommate – Sara Heilig, about the garden that she and her ...

Making Compost Tea @ Origins Farm

Blog: Origins Farm   -   Monday March 25, 2013   -   By Alistar

Like a great cup of earl grey tea, compost tea is a simple, yet elegant brew that soothes the soul. Of plants, that is. We often use compost tea on our new seedlings for increasing fertility in the soil and to increase its resistance to soil-borne...

Healing Herpes Naturally

Blog: Cloverleaf Farm   -   Thursday October 18, 2012   -   By Kathy

Herpes is a viral infection, that can be controlled, but will never disappear completely. It lives in your spine, and breakouts occur at different times. They can happen when you are stressed, or when your body and it's immune system is under attack. Eighty...

Naturally Sweet Honey Corn Bread

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Saturday June 23, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients         1 cup all-purpose flour         1 cup yellow cornmeal         1/4 cup sugar         1 tablespoon...

Naturally Sweetened Maple Pecan Scones

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Thursday March 01, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 3 ½ C flour 4 t baking soda 1 t salt 2/3 C butter 1 C pecans, toasted and finely chopped 1 C milk, plus 2 t separate ½ C maple syrup 4 inches of scraped vanilla bean or 1 tsp vanilla extract , divided* 1 C confectioners’ sugar  ...

Naturally Sweetened Fruit Dip

Blog: Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles   -   Monday January 30, 2012   -   By Betty

Ingredients: 8 oz. reduced fat cream cheese ½ C sour cream 1 C whipped cream ¼ C light brown sugar ¼ C white sugar or Demerara sugar 1 T Maple Syrup 1 t vanilla extract Directions: Combine all ingredients in the bowl of an electric mixer. Mix until...

So much rain the worms are drowning

Blog: Gravel Knolls Farm, CSA   -   Friday April 15, 2011   -   By Linda

April 15... Just a few days ago I stepped into the plastic covered hoop house protecting our crop of transplants for the farm and noticed 3-4 dozen worms of all sizes laying still on top the hard, muddy ground and not a one showing the tiniest of wiggles....

Supersize my loaf!

Blog: Real Bread Blog (Enlightened Kitchen)   -   Wednesday July 21, 2010   -   By DJ

Recently I received an email form a Bread CSA member concerning the size of our bread loaves and wondering if there was a way to maintain cost effectiveness while using organic ingredients. Below is my response which I think addresses the heart of the issue. ...

Farmer or Gardener?

Blog: Ms Robin's Garden   -   Saturday March 06, 2010   -   By Robin

When I'm talking to people about our CSA, I catch myself sometimes saying we are farmers. I think that is because other people's perception of us, is that we are "farmers". Yes, we own a farm, albeit a very small farm of 15 acres and we do grow food....

Thankfully Picking Peppers in the Rain

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Tuesday September 08, 2009   -   By Christine

I guess rain would not be an appropriate description of the weather here in Sugarcreek. We actually have more of a drizzling of liquid sunshine. In a way the gentle rain is fitting as we deliver the last of the our CSAs this week. A time of year for us that is...

Naturally Grown Certification

Blog: Fresh Roots Farm   -   Thursday August 20, 2009   -   By Mark Field

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WHY SHOULD I BE APART OF A CSA?

Blog: Danjo Farms   -   Thursday February 12, 2009   -   By Dan & Joanne

Here at Danjo Farms we believe that being a part of a CSA (community supported agriculture) farmshare program is good for everyone involved - the family, the community and the farmer.  We like to call this the "three leg's on the old milk...

Certified Naturally Grown

Blog: Boardtown Organics   -   Saturday January 24, 2009   -   By Greg

     Well, we have been accepted into "Certified Naturally Grown"!!!  I don't know if I'll bother getting "Certified Organic".  I like CNG's tougher standards!       The...

CSA openings for 2009 Season

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday January 13, 2009   -   By Chris

We are now accepting new customers for our 2009 CSA.  We currently have only a few openings, so please contact us ASAP to reserve your space.  Pick up's will be monthy from June to November, and there are two price levels.  Hurricane Farm's CSA...


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