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Processing Pie Pumpkins

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday November 04, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the few (possibly the only) crop I grew solely for our family this year was pie pumpkins. I only used one bed and ended up with about a dozen pumpkins. The pumpkins have been sitting around the house for a couple of weeks now, just waiting to be...

We are Official

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday June 26, 2012   -   By Brian

The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has certified us as a poultry processor.  This allows us to sell our organic chickens at farmers markets, restaurants and stores.  The MDA came out, inspected our processing, and tested our wastewater...

Spring planting and baby chicks

Blog: Callister Farm   -   Thursday April 12, 2012   -   By Lori

Dear friends, It seems that the weather has turned somewhat seasonal. I enjoy the warmer temps and bright sunshine but I know that the soil moisture is critically low and rain is desperately needed.  All the surrounding fields are being...

Fiber Processing Mill ready to make rovings, batts...

Blog: Natural Fiber Works of Knox Farms   -   Thursday March 08, 2012   -   By Janet

We can process YOUR fiber into the product you desire.  We can take wool, alpaca, mohair and process it into rovings, batts, yarn or felt.   Please contact us today! Janet Knox Natural Fiber Works (734) 476-9571

No Chance of Return

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday January 24, 2012   -   By Brian

Growing up in the city, I saw and heard some horrific incidents.  From car accidents, a friend’s brother touches a live wire on top of a train; a body lays in pieces after a motorcycle accident, to burying my puppy after being struck by a...

Humane Meat Processing

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Tuesday August 31, 2010   -   By Chris

There has been lots of news lately about the demand for locally grown meat and the growing suppply being raised on family farms.  Of more interest, however, is the lack of USDA inspected processing facilities.  In fact, we do not currently have one...

Is There Truth in all the Food Labels and Titles?

Blog: Auburnlea Farms   -   Friday March 26, 2010   -   By Rick and Becky

"Grass Fed", "Natural", "Pastured", "Antibiotic-Free"... What do all the terms  really  mean, and more importantly, what do they matter? In this world of gimmicks, marketing, and...

Too Big NOT to Fail

Blog: Bastrop Cattle Company   -   Wednesday October 07, 2009   -   By Pati

On Sunday morning a good friend and fellow farmers market vendor sent me an alert to a front page article in the New York Times.  The article is entitles, "Trail of E.Coli Shows Flaws in Inspection of Ground Beef".  The link is  ...

U.S. Alpaca Fiber Industry - Ready to Pounce

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Monday April 06, 2009   -   By Shelley

Both Chris and I also run the New England Alpaca Fiber Pool - a service provider for alpaca farms across the United States to gain access to commercial sized manufacturers and maximize the value of their raw fiber by turning it into finished products for...

Who are we and what do we do?

Blog: Princess Radha Farm   -   Friday February 13, 2009   -   By Page

Aloha everyone, We, my wife Yoko and I, grow 100% Kona coffee, on our 7 acres farm, on the Big Island of Hawaii. We are located in the South Kona district, like a township, in Honaunau (neighborhood) or Captain Cook (village). We are members of the Kona...

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