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Sleeping Earth

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Saturday January 03, 2015   -   By Steve or Wendy

As we celebrate the New Year, we look forward to its unfolding. Looking out at the fields all covered with snow we can hear the earth sleeping. Such a silence is peaceful and sweet. While others scurry about, the farmer simply admires the slumber of the good...

Soil Quality and Produce

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday December 04, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

When it comes to growing produce, the quality of soil is extremely important to our organic farmers. There are many factors that go into soil quality, which ultimately determines plant productivity and nutrient value. Soil tests are done annually at our farms...

Food Preservation Basics

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Tuesday December 02, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

It’s that time of year again! Harvest season has hit its peak – and for us local food lovers, this means we have access to more produce than we could ever consume before it starts to go bad. Luckily, there are many ways to keep food from spoilage that will...

Ugly Vegetables and Food Waste

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Friday November 07, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

Every so often, you may stumble across a few misshapen vegetables in your CSA box. Upon slicing them open or cooking them up, you will realize that these ‘mutant veggies’ contain the same great flavor and nutritive benefits as the ‘standard’ looking varieties....

6 Tips For Preparing Your CSA Produce

Blog: Harvest Michigan   -   Thursday July 31, 2014   -   By Local Foodette

The shift towards seasonal eating can be difficult, but having the joy of farm fresh vegetables is well worth it. With CSA registration, you are about to take off on a culinary adventure, so we’ve put together a few tips to help you out along the way.   ...

Sunshine is our friend

Blog: Clayton Farmers' Market and Small Farm Animals   -   Thursday July 10, 2014   -   By Janice

NE Washington weather has been ideal for our gardens, as long as we have enough water to assist in the growing process.  However, this past week has seen the average day temps in the mid 90's - the vegetables are able to 'cool down' somewhat in the...

M's Organic Sustainable Farm beginning New Farmer...

Blog: M's Organic Sustainable Farm   -   Sunday May 04, 2014   -   By MM

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Garden Cleanup and Sore Muscles!

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Tuesday April 08, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Its never an easy task -- cleaning up the garden. No matter how big or small theres is always debris, broken pots, hoses to mend and trees to trim.   Winter in Idaho can be hard on everything. Stacks of leaves smashed into every corner, branches...

Market opening April 17th

Blog: Paulding County Farm Bureau Farmers Market   -   Sunday March 30, 2014   -   By Market Manager

The Paulding County Farm Bureau farmers market will open on Thursday April 17th.  This is a new day of the week for us, but we hope it works better for everyone.  We are excited to begin this new season, looking forward to lots of fresh, local...

Spring Green

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Thursday March 27, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Love the Color of Spring Green...its the kind of green you only see in the Spring Time.  Tiny leaves unfold with excitement and are filled with energy to bring us a new year. Trees are dotted with this Spring Green, the grass takes on a flavor of new...

Springing into 2014 Action @ Sanzone Farms

Blog: Sanzone Farms   -   Monday March 10, 2014   -   By Sam

Spring Preparations 2014

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 06, 2014   -   By Jeff

Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 We have been working diligently at the Bountiful Blessings Farm getting everything ready for another season. Kim and...

Nishnabotna Naturals provides a bounty of fresh Ce...

Blog: Nishnabotna Naturals   -   Thursday January 23, 2014   -   By Nishnabotna Carl

Certified USDA Organic in our first full year of operation and continually certified for the past 3 years, we proudly supply some of the top restaurants in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area and the Tomato-Tomato fresh market in West Omaha. ...

Pepper Preparation

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday January 18, 2014   -   By Jeff

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Seeking farmers & serious growers for Fall & Winte...

Blog: Waxhaw Farmers Market   -   Thursday October 03, 2013   -   By Ginette

Since we became an all-year round market, we need more vendors for our fall and winter seasons: greens, winter squash, turnips, beets, etc... as well as specialty growers or bakers: gluten free breads and baked goods, artisan pasta makers, pecans and walnuts,...

Update - - Tomatoes Coming Soon!!

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday June 23, 2013   -   By Jeff

     Tomatoes in the high tunnel...  Tomatoes in the field....      Another view of the field...

Win a set of reusable produce bags!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 31, 2013   -   By Katie

Farmer’s market season is here! If you’re participating in Locavore90 , you’ll probably be making a handful of trips to your local farmers market or farmstand. Many farmers market frequent-flyers bring their own reusable grocery bags to the market to...

Planting Potatoes

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

  Planting potatoes today! Very busy time of the year.

Spring In Swing!

Blog: Three Dog Farmstead   -   Thursday April 25, 2013   -   By Christina

 Spring seems to finally be in full swing. I see wonderfully green leaves everywhere and the fruit trees have been flowering for at least a week or two now.     We should have some limited blueberries and strawberries available by the end of...

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