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Thoughts for Monday, June 2, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Monday June 02, 2014   -   By Edward

We managed again to do very well at the market on Saturday. Next week we start the CSA and I am looking forward to seeing all of my old and new members. We lucked out in that the weather broke in time to get plenty of strawberries and asparagus for the market...

Thoughts for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Wednesday May 07, 2014   -   By Edward

The Russian Banana fingerling potatoes have started to pop out of the ground much to the relief of my father and I. Don't get me wrong. I know in the back of my mind that sooner or later they would sprout. But we're in a race against the weeds in potato hills....

Gatlinburg Trip & Farm Updates

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 11, 2014   -   By Katie

It appears that spring has finally sprung in Southwest Michigan! There’s still a cool nip in the windy air, but the sun is shining and temperatures are reaching up into the sixties at midday. It’s a welcome sight! I’m so glad that things have warmed...

Springtime at Family Farms CSA

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Wednesday April 02, 2014   -   By Foster

Spring is here! Yes! Spring has arrived at Family Farms CSA east of Sherman, Texas.   Along with spring has come a veritable cornucopia of veggies and delicious food for your table. Call Foster Fogarty and find out when you can come...

The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams is ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday February 26, 2014   -   By Arlene

The Difference Between Sweet Potatoes and Yams is a Lot © By Arlene Wright-Correll The other day my mind wandered, like it often does, and I started to think about sweet potatoes and yams.  Was there a...

Seed Starting Resources

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday February 24, 2014   -   By Katie

Those of us who live in cooler climates and who want to get a jump-start on the growing season have been thinking about seed-starting recently. Last winter I shared several informative posts about how and when to start seeds. This winter I thought it...

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Saturday January 25, 2014   -   By Terry

At a friend's house on New Year's Day, I tasted a really, really good Sweet Potato Salad that her son-in-law had sent her the recipe.  I kind of overdid the chipotle peppers, but it was still very tasty: Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Cranberry –...

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...

Sweet Potato Recipes from the Bluegrass Farmers' M...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday November 20, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

I am confused! Have I been eating sweet potatoes or yams on Thanksgiving Day? I just had to go searching for an answer and I came up with this website. http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/sweetpotato.html It really does explain...

Resilience Newberg CSA

Blog: Easthope Farm   -   Thursday October 10, 2013   -   By Farmer Boy

I am intending to start a different kind of CSA in the Newberg area come 2014. Based on Carol Deppe's book, The Resilient Gardener, I would like to offer a CSA whereby members can take part in a farming enterprise that will help to make them more locally...

Month's End

Blog: Homestead Pantry   -   Friday August 30, 2013   -   By Homestead Artisa

Well here we are again at another month's end this time it's the end of August.  I really thought we'd have more of everything than has turned out.  Our squash has been abundant but slow to come to fruition, and not burying us as we were afraid it...

Recipe Wednesday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday August 07, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

And, we're talking potatoes, spuds, taters...whatever you call them! Don't confuse the ones that you buy at the grocery store with the fresh ones available at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market! There is no comparison, trust me. Once you've eaten a freshly dug...

Second Summer Crop

Blog: Sanzone Farms   -   Tuesday July 30, 2013   -   By Sam

Well the heat here in the High Desert has been a double edge sword this year.  The first summer crop became crispy early, cutting our production short.  The good thing is we were able to plant a second summer crop with zucchini, green beans,...

Send the rain our way. Raffle tickets for SE Linn...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday July 22, 2013   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   This week, we should have broccoli, cabbage, onions, dill, chard, kale and collards, summer squash, green beans, potatoes, and garlic.  We'll also try to get a few more beets out of the ground for you.   The first...

Potato Experiment Results

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday July 08, 2013   -   By Katie

Back in April I wrote this post about planting experimental potatoes. They were experimental in that they are: Planted from spouting (organic) spuds we purchased at the grocery store. Planted (mostly) in hay. Planted outside the fence, intermingled...

Recipe Wednesday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Wednesday June 26, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

We're talking potatoes! I mean fresh from the garden potatoes. Store bought cannot compare with the ones available at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market. Okay, you have purchased your spuds, taters...whatever you call them and now, what to do with...

Garden Frenzy

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday May 21, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Visitors this time last year would have witnessed a garden with only three rows left to hill and plant.  But this year, with the lingering winter and inclement weather, the garden has all but about three rows to go.  It’s a madness of squeezing a...

Frost! (And Other Updates)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Katie

There’s a reason why the last frost date in Michigan (the reasonable date on which you can plant outside in the spring without worrying about frost harming your plants) has been moved to May 18 . Last night (May 12/13) we had a visit from good ole Jack...

Planting Potatoes

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday April 29, 2013   -   By Jeff

  Planting potatoes today! Very busy time of the year.

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