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Farm life end of spring 2014

Blog: The Kucek Family Farm   -   Wednesday May 21, 2014   -   By Maria

It as been some time since the last post as I have been working hard on so many things.  Kucek Family Farms had been thriving.  I and my brother have been prepping for harvest already, even though harvest is not till September some time.  Walnut...

Tuesday at the Bluegrass Farmers' market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Sunday May 04, 2014   -   By Kentucky Proud

While the Tuesday market will not be in full swing for a few more weeks, this Tuesday you will be able to get those heirloom tomato and pepper plants from Tomatoes, etc.! Yup, Roger Postley will be set up from 3 until 6 at our Richmond rd. location! ...

Busy, busy!

Blog: Piedmont Produce   -   Sunday April 06, 2014   -   By Lori

Quick update to let everyone know what's been happening on our little farm. We have been busy getting our land ready for planting and getting plants in the ground from the seeds we raised in our greenhouse. We are still planting more seeds for later crops,...

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Let it Grow! Singing to Your Plants

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 28, 2014   -   By Katie

So you’ve been singing Let it Go from Disney’s movie Frozen all day, every day? Yeah… me too. It’s not just because it’s a catchy song that is bombarding us from everywhere (although that helps). I personally suffer from a syndrome called...

Applications now available for 2014 Vendors

Blog: Schoolcraft UMC Farmers Market   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By SUMC

The Schoolcraft UMC Farmers' Market will open for the 2014 season on Wednesday, June 4 and run through the end of September. Applications are available at the Church website at www.schoolcraftumc.org. The market is a great place to find fruits, veggies,...

Chicken Paddock Planting Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday February 13, 2014   -   By Katie

Last spring’s Chicken Week seems a world away now as I look out onto giants mounds of fluffy snow. That week of posts introducing our first flock of chickens also discussed our plans and tips for chicken keeping. One of the central concepts in our plan...

2014 Seed Starting Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday January 17, 2014   -   By Katie

Earlier this month I shared the 2014 Main Garden Plan for Arcadia Farms (and you can see it by clicking here ). I’m still working on plans for the Fenceline Garden because I’d like to transition it from a garden of annuals to a space for perennial fruit...

Here is a list of POISONOUS PLANTS throughout the ...

Blog: Medicine Woman   -   Monday November 25, 2013   -   By Elaynn

Here is a list of POISONOUS PLANTS throughout the UNITED STATES for those open minded people who do not really believe that all herbs are for human or even animal consumption, and can comprehend the fact that many herbs are poisonous.  ...

Calling All Weed Experts!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 03, 2013   -   By Katie

Last year I had it in my heart to clear the “Woods” (lightly wooded portion of our 1 acre property) of the abundant weeds growing amidst the trees. Unfortunately I didn’t have it in my schedule nearly as well as I had it in my heart. This year will be...

Morgan Botanicals Summer Herbal CSA

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Friday March 22, 2013   -   By Jessica

Morgan Botanicals Summer Herbal CSA memberships are now open for registration! Enjoy 3 months of homegrown and wildgathered handmade herbals such as teas, tinctures, syrups, oils, creams, oxymels, incense, flower essences, hydrosols, essential oil blends and...

Accidental Angelica Seeds

Blog: Sister Sage Herbs   -   Wednesday January 30, 2013   -   By Jayne

I got this Angelica plant last year at The Northwest Herbal Fair from  Crimson Sage Herb Farm  in California. If you haven't heard of this place, it is awesome. I heard Tina,  the owner being interviewed on the  Herbal Highway  show...

Seedlings

Blog: Living Water Farm   -   Wednesday January 16, 2013   -   By Terri

New seedlings started.  Can't believe they are actually spouting with it being as cold as it is!  They are inside but not in direct sunlight and in a plastic greenhouse/seed starter.  Cool!!  I have not had much luck with starting plants...

A Few Pictures of the Bountiful Blessings Crops

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday June 21, 2012   -   By Jeff

               

The Preparation continues

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 09, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is approximately midnight and in seven hours I will be on my way to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE.   In tow is a lot of hard work and if I don’t day some great produce.   The girls and I spent the last...

It is Now June

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 02, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been a full one!   I spent the rest of the week making deliveries, trimming tomato plants, attending t-ball games, enjoying lunch with some new friends, junking and working on my Sunday market.   Wednesday I...

The Lost Tooth and Fresh Produce

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Sunday May 20, 2012   -   By Twilya

So my Livie lost her tooth and now we must all wait to see if the Toothy Fairy lives up to her promise.   Tomorrow she goes for kindergarten round-up.   It does not seem possible that my baby will start school this fall.   Her birthday...

Mother's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Mother’s Day Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and while we have had several beautiful baskets and planters leave, we have many more still available.   Tomorrow we will be at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE from 10:00 until...

Saturday - Mother's Day is One Day Away

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Tomorrow is a very busy day for us and hopefully we are on your list of must visit places. Hubby is proudly stating that he is the FTD man for the day and will greet on-farm visitors with a warm smile. Be gentle though because all of the different items,...

Plant Sale

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Jeff

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