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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...

Seasonal Family Garden Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 16, 2013   -   By Katie

One of the things I’m enjoying most about this year’s growing season is the opportunity to help others with their home gardens. Last week I had a chance to chat with a friend and former college roommate – Sara Heilig, about the garden that she and her ...

Market at Springville this week. Lots of fall veg...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Friday November 09, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders and friends of Abbe Hills,   Market this week is in Springville, 9:00 until 11:00 (note that this time is 2 HOURS EARLIER than the start of the Mt. Vernon market), at the Community Center right downtown.  I'll...

Meet the Winter Team

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday October 05, 2012   -   By Katie

Cauliflower, Snowball Y Organic Photo from Burpee {} Last week I shared in this post that I’m planning to grow vegetables this winter . For those of you who are following and would like to try to do the same, I...

Pasture rotation improves production

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday April 05, 2011   -   By Mary

Pasture rotation is key to the success of your animals.   Animals will selectively graze, eating their favorite foods and leaving what they don’t like.   This is how good pastureland turns into good yucca plantations!   The cattle eat...

Rotation of crops unnecessary

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Tuesday March 22, 2011   -   By Mary

Most gardeners and farmers will plan to rotate their crops, meaning cycle the land between the principle families of plants.   This is largely unnecessary for several reasons. Some folks rotate because they believe that the plants eat different...


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