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Why Chickens?

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 09, 2013   -   By Katie

We have chickens! Why raise chickens? I’m so glad you asked! If you live in the city or the suburbs or think chickens are gross or too much work or you just can’t do it because you don’t know enough or or or… this post is for you. There are lots of...

Eggs and ice storm

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday February 01, 2013   -   By Laura

Greeting shareholders and farm friends, Farmers market tomorrow, Saturday, February 2, is at the Mt. Vernon Community Center, east end of downtown, 11:00 until 1:00.  I'll have lots of eggs that I wish you would come buy.  Turns out that ice...

Update: Hugelkultur on a Micro-Farm

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday December 18, 2012   -   By Katie

Christmas is one week from today… but I’m still digging in dirt! Ever since the end of our CSA season I’ve been planning to double the size of our garden for 2013. The initial plan was to tackle this in the spring with a day full of volunteer help and...

Hugelkultur on a Micro-Farm

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday December 04, 2012   -   By Katie

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you know that we’re planning to double the size of our market garden this coming spring. The plan is to have one or two volunteer days in the spring where we can build raised bed frames, move compost from...

Green Manure and other nitrogen fixers

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Sunday September 06, 2009   -   By Brian

We use field rotation and cover crops as a way of resting and building our soils' nutrients and tilth.  It is also a way to cut down on our weeds.  Some plants like "Morning Glory" are invasive species and seeds can be viable for up to...

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