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Slow season? Not here!

Blog: SlowMoneyFarm   -   Saturday December 11, 2010   -   By Jan

The weeks fly by as it's been busy! Promotion efforts for holiday gifts are part of it to sell calendars and other items that promote the farm. Then there's also planting plans, and some other varieties of seed were ordered to expand the offering.  ...

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Looking ahead to 2011

Blog: SlowMoneyFarm   -   Monday November 29, 2010   -   By Jan

A sensible approach every winter is looking at what worked and what didn't work this year. What worked - can we improve? What didn't work - can we fix it or is it better to chuck it altogether?  Sometimes this isn't what we think the result will be -...

Another blog?

Blog: SlowMoneyFarm   -   Tuesday November 23, 2010   -   By Jan

For our regular readers of our wordpress blog they are familiar with posts that sometimes highlight gifts , sometimes shares why we do this , sometimes shares a recipe , or what the rabbits or poultry is doing or plans and upcoming events . It...

New Breeding Rabbit Stock Arrives!

Blog: Soper Family Farm   -   Thursday November 04, 2010   -   By Angela

Today was an exciting day on the farm! We traveled to a farm near Vandalia and were lucky enough to buy all of their breeding stock! We brought home a New Zealand White doe, two Californian bucks, and two does that are a cross between the NZW and one of the CA...

Angora Yarn

Blog: Spin The Bunny Rabbitry   -   Thursday September 30, 2010   -   By Debra

Hello All, Fall is a busy time - goats, sheep to shear, bunny wool to harvest and lots of dyeing in rainbows of color - new yarns are coming into the shop weekly. This month we are featuring yarns in fall colors - just think maple leaves - gorgeous colors! ...

Rudbeckia - Black Eyed Susan - Lovely Native Flowe...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday January 31, 2010   -   By Karen

I love Black-Eyed Susans, (otherwise known as Rudbeckia). This is not just because of their natural beauty, but also because the deer don't eat them in my garden! I've heard that rabbits do like Rudbeckia, but fortunately, I have 2 cats,...

We are now registered meat handlers with the NC De...

Blog: Twin Creeks Farms- Wesley Stephens and Bethany Stephens   -   Wednesday September 02, 2009   -   By Wesley and Bethany

We are now registered with the NC Dept. of Agriculture as Meat Handlers. This is an important step for us, because it means that we can now sell inspected beef by the individual cut. We will have a price list soon and we will have meat ready for...

This year's corn crop

Blog: Twin Creeks Farms- Wesley Stephens and Bethany Stephens   -   Monday August 24, 2009   -   By Wesley and Bethany

We are finishing up this year's corn crop. We had a good growing season and our corn turned out very well. We cut most of it for silage and saved some to pick as ear corn. The heirloom variety we planted- Boone County White- produced some very tall stalks and...

Opening the Stand

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Monday August 03, 2009   -   By Emily

Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see us at the stand's reopening on Saturday!  After being closed for over 3 years, we weren't sure what kind of turnout we would have.  Once the stand opened, everything ran smoothly, but we did have a little more...

Plant it and they will come

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Friday June 05, 2009   -   By Christine

 One of my husband's favorite movies is the "Field of Dreams." Growing up in Ohio the sight of a massive cornfield seems to bring him comfort. He is also an avid sports fan,so the thought of being visited by the ghosts of some of the finest...

Cedar Rapids RBA Show 4/18 & 4/19

Blog: Oldhaus Fibers   -   Wednesday April 22, 2009   -   By Joel & Kathi

Wow, what a busy weekend.  We had 2 class 4 shows on Saturday (smaller rabbits) and 2 class 6 shows on Sunday (the big ones)   Ahren showed in Youth on the Mini Lop table, and got Best of Breed both times with his Opal Mini, "Delilia"...

Spring Breeding...

Blog: Oldhaus Fibers   -   Wednesday April 22, 2009   -   By Joel & Kathi

... always a question rabbit breeders ask each other... How is your breeding going? We're just getting ready to do ours, for some it's a bit late, but we like to have it warmer before babies are born. We have fewer losses to cold. We're planing to...

LH store site up soon I hope

Blog: Oldhaus Fibers   -   Saturday March 28, 2009   -   By Joel & Kathi

Hi,   We just got our 1st entries posted on our LH store this week.  We're still waiting for "approval" ... hope that isn't a long process???   We've started to plan for our spring breeding, watch our calendar for due dates,...

Bunnies!

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday March 27, 2009   -   By Emily

Hello to everyone online!  I've never blogged before, so please be gentle :) Signs of spring are popping up everywhere on the farm these days.  This morning, we have a new litter of baby bunnies! A quick check of the nest box revealed 4 new...

Breeding Rabbits

Blog: The Belson Farm   -   Sunday March 15, 2009   -   By Zandra

It seemed like the perfect day to get the New Zealand White does bred. Beautiful weather, healthy rabbits and an ambitious buck should have spelled SUCCESS!!  But oh NO.  The three queens had other ideas. Not one of these ladies would cooperate...

New Direction

Blog: The Belson Farm   -   Saturday March 14, 2009   -   By Zandra

What a beautiful day we had today. March 14th is my late brothers birthday and he would have loved this day! Sunshine and a warming trend are a treat for us in Michigan in March. I am cleaning the chicken coop. Last fall we processed our 3 year old laying...

Fall business

Blog: Marshall's Rabbits   -   Saturday November 08, 2008   -   By Jeff

Marshall's rabbitry is selling everyting of age at a very quick rate if anyone is interested in rabbits for whatever purpose please let me know asap.  We have no extra breeding sets and a limit of rabbbits for both human consumption and raw.  Will...

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