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Fences

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday October 22, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

It’s hard to imagine a homestead farm without fences.  There are so many different husbandry projects happening at once—pigs, chickens, sheep, ducks, turkeys, gardens, cows, crops, etc.!  If the pigs were in the squash patch, the chickens in with...

On Being Neighborly

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday February 05, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

On these blustery cold days and shivery cold nights, sometimes we can feel a bit cooped up in our homes, huddling by the wood stove with a dog or two close at hand for added warmth.  Chores begin by encasing oneself with copious amounts of wooly or...

Harvest Specials, Exhibitors, Live Music and More ...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday September 28, 2010   -   By WFM

Saturday, October 2 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Williamsburg Farmers Market will move to the east side of Henry St. in front of the Bookstore for the kickoff of An Occasion for the Arts .  Thirty-five vendors will have...

Good Neighbors and Pigs

Blog: Kelvin Grove Farm   -   Friday December 18, 2009   -   By Smiokey Joe

Robert Frost once said that good fences make good neighbors; obviously he never raised pigs.  At midnight our phone rang.  It was our neighbor M. and he'd found our pig lying in his horse pasture.  Tim and Peggie sprung from the bed and...

Only In The Country

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Wednesday June 24, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Early this morning we were out looking at the garden and running the dogs. We noticed a lot of shooting and commented that it must be target practice at the Prison. You see our farm is located directly across from a Correctional Center. It really never matters...

Expansion

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Friday February 27, 2009   -   By Chris

It seems like our farm grows a bit more by the day.  Last week, we had a conversation about sugaring with some folks who have 100 acres on the opposite side of town.  Yesterday afternoon found us setting 50 taps in their pristine sugar...

A Helping Hand at the Lavender Farm

Blog: Sauvie Island Lavender Farm   -   Monday February 23, 2009   -   By Julie

Greetings from Sauvie Island Lavender Farm.      Your year round source for all things lavender. This time of year can be a bit overwhelming for a small farm like ours.   It is the time of year when we must dust...

The first year......

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Tuesday January 13, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

One thing farmers know how to do like nobody else, is reach out to each other.   I remember the first year we lived here in Potter, during the fall and winter we made the house livable, we had our first greenhouse (a growhouse sent from heaven...


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