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2014 Fenceline Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 24, 2014   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared my Main Garden Plan for 2014. If you’re interested in seeing what I’m growing in our 1,152 square feet of raised beds, click here . In that post I mentioned that I had not yet created a plan for the Fenceline Garden, a...

2014 Main Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 03, 2014   -   By Katie

Welcome to 2014! I’ve decided to ring in the new year by sharing my 2014 garden plans with you. For those of you who are unfamiliar, our farm consists of two principal gardens: The Main Garden and the Fenceline Garden. Today I’m going to be sharing the...

FREE Custom Garden Plan & Seeds

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday December 09, 2013   -   By Katie

I am so grateful for Local Harvest. They provide an amazing interface for consumers to connect with local farmers, and if you're reading this post you're probably already convinced about the myriad reasons why that's healthy for our communities. The...

Locavore90 Meal Plan: Roasted Chicken & Veggies

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday June 24, 2013   -   By Katie

Can you believe June is almost over? Per the Locavore90 June Meal Plan, I made a roasted chicken and veggies yesterday. Super yummy! The meat from this chicken and the veggies will make three meals for us this week. Want to know how to stretch a...

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 ...

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...

Garden Apps Wish List

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Garden Apps (from seed to table!) I’ll be the first to admit that there’s nothing organic or sustainable about apps for your mobile device. At first glance it may seem a little off-center that a website about living...

Winter Planning and Building

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Monday February 11, 2013   -   By Rebekah

  With the cold, and occasionally snowy, days of winter upon us the farm fields are resting while inside a warm building planning for the upcoming season takes place. This year Procter Farm is working on a number of new ventures, not least of...

Farmers Markets & Foodshed's, Succession Planting ...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Tuesday August 21, 2012   -   By Jean

What's a Foodshed you ask?  Most people who call themselves Localvore's, Foodies or the like will probably be familiar with this term, but for those of you who are not, here is a brief description and how you can make or find...

Plan A New Garden Now, Apple Orchard Strudel

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday June 28, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Planning a new garden is always so much fun for me.  Each year I get to draw up field, garden and flower bed plot plans! This is one way that I spend my winter days!    If you start with a garden journal and jot down...

Systems make the farm go 'round

Blog: Four Country Gals   -   Sunday April 01, 2012   -   By Shari

Systems are what allow us four gals to work our little farm. Here's why they are so important. Bev is a double cancer survivor and  doesn't always have the most get up and go. Cindy is disabled with stenosis of the  back. I've had open  heart...

Frozen Credit

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Sunday February 22, 2009   -   By Walter

On February 20th, Toni and I went to a discussion of the New Recovery Plan by a local US Congressman. During the question period, I asked him about the effect of frozen credit on spring planting. My point was that mainstream US agriculture depends on...

A Single Step

Blog: Jacob's Reward Farm   -   Monday December 01, 2008   -   By Cindy

Wow.  How exciting to be starting out here on Local Harvest.  Like many of the family farmers here, my dream began in my heart many years before it started to take shape in reality.  I lived in the suburbs for 15 years before we actually got to...


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