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How to Freeze Eggs

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday April 07, 2014   -   By Katie

The winter of 2013/2014 was our first snowy season as chicken owners. I say was with a small amount of sarcasm since the snow just doesn’t seem to want to let go. (The three-foot-deep mounds in our backyard have melted to nothing in some places, but...

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...

I'm Full of Beans! Seed Keeping Tales 3

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Monday September 02, 2013   -   By Aline

  We love the satisfaction we get from filling our bellies with food from our gardens. We have been enjoying fresh green beans all month. In addition, I’ve cooked up several pots of dry beans to be accompanied by homegrown tomato salsa. An easy to...

summer is in full swing

Blog: Chiles and More   -   Thursday August 15, 2013   -   By Pam

Well, summer is in full swing right now.  Many seeds have been collected.  I collected a few Black Naga's last night.  This is also the time to enjoy a bit of the harvest.  By the end of the summer I am sure I will be sick and tired of...

Setting Up Your Garden for Seed Saving

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Katie

A few posts ago I shared that one of the biggest challenges I face personally as a market-gardener is being disciplined to start seeds when I’m scheduled to start them. Life is full of distractions and shifting priorities which means that more than...

Sequester

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Sarah

There is not a lot that I have in the way of lofty thoughts with regards to the federal budget and the fiscal cliff talks or sequestration; it's quite frankly above my paygrade.   But what I can contribute to the debate is to speak as a person who must...

A Special Tomato Story

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday June 01, 2012   -   By Rebekah

June 1, 2012 Last month I was contacted by a woman interested in giving me a couple of tomatoes. This woman's name was Deanna Douglas, and these weren't just some ordinary tomatoes. She explained to me that these heirloom fruits had been...

The Perfect Garden

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday January 31, 2012   -   By Emily

Right now, this year's garden is perfect. That may seem strange, as it's covered with a few inches of snow, and harnessing up the horses to plow is still months off. But right now I can see it, I've planned it all out, and it's the only time of year where...

International Seed Day - April 26

Blog: IICFA   -   Saturday April 09, 2011   -   By GrannySue

http://www.INEAS.org   Dear Activists, Scientists, Politicians and Organic Food Advocates:   We are writing to wish you accomplished goals, peace of mind and content in 2011.   We thank all of...

Remember Earth Day-Take one day to reverance our E...

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday April 21, 2010   -   By Alan and Susan

Let's all take one day at least to honor and reverance our Earth. As farmers, we know we have to show the Earth respect!   Try to do one kind act FOR our earth...maybe we could take one day to actually see how much we waste and throw away...

Saving Seeds

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 07, 2010   -   By Karen

Some reasons to save seeds    1) Saving seeds appeals to my      motto of " waste not want not ".   I hate to see anything good go unused, and the economical reasons alone, especially in today's...

CSA

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Tuesday September 29, 2009   -   By Megan

Thanks to all of you that have joined our meat only CSA. We still have shares available, and are adding a drop in San Diego, and 2 in Orange County.Current drops are in Murrieta, Temecula, and at the farm. You guys have been asking for us to do this for months...

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Transitions

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Sunday September 27, 2009   -   By Emily

It's a dreary day outside, but the rain is much needed so we can't complain.  The sunflowers, which all summer followed the sun's daily path with upturned blooms, now look sad out the window.  Their heads are drooping, so heavy with seed that the...

Co-Op America's Green Gift Guide is Out!

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Wednesday November 12, 2008   -   By Shelley

Co-Op America recently released their Green Gift Giving Guide and our Alpaca Farm store is featured in it.  Here is the info from their site:   "This holiday season we're making green gift giving easier—and helping you save money too. Our...


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