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When the Snow Clears

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday May 09, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Springtime archaeology is in full swing.  Removed is the white blanket of snow, leaving behind the dog droppings, fallen branches, spilled chicken bedding, and the skeleton of last year’s garden.  Jacob (one of our summer interns this year who is...

Mud Season

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

In Wisconsin, they say we have four seasons—Summer, Winter, Deer Season, and Mud Season.  This year has seen a good-old-fashioned kind of winter, with plenty of snow, lingering bouts of cold, and little reprieve until lately.  Everyone is wishing...

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2014 Maple Syrup Season Part 1

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 14, 2014   -   By Katie

It’s maple sugarin’ season in Michigan! If I had been on my toes I would have tapped my trees on Thursday, March 6 as the weather conditions were just right for running sap – cold nights and above-freezing, sunny days. But alas, I’m a busy mom and I...

Drought What to do and still have a great season

Blog: Hog and Dogs Ranch / Produce   -   Sunday February 23, 2014   -   By Brien and Debbie

I live and farm in California that has its own problems, Right now we are in a drought which to other states is a normal thing,but to us its an OH MY GOD what do we do,I am surprised how fast  fellow farmers looked to the Government for help-- WHY they...

Extra Added Goodies at the Bluegrass Farmers' Mark...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday November 21, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

Just thought I would remind everyone that some of our members have goodies available even though the market is closed for the season. Think gifts and holiday menus!!! Here's a list of possibilities with contact information... Grimes...

Fall has arrived with the end of our CSA season

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Thursday October 31, 2013   -   By Mark & Carolyn

We have had our first snow, it fell the week just after we completed our 20 week distribution season for our CSA members. We have had a great overall season this year. As always, there were a few weather glitches along the way, but all in all we were blessed...

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Mulling Holiday Season Blend perfect for Mulled Ci...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday September 14, 2013   -   By Arlene

Mulling Holiday Season Blend   Prepare a fragrant cup using Home Farm Herberys Mulling Holiday Season Blend and enjoy a cornucopia of exciting flavors! Our Mulling Holiday Season Blend comes with our...

Enjoying This Season

Blog: Art, Fresh Produce & more   -   Tuesday September 10, 2013   -   By Haley

It has been a really great season here at Art, Fresh Produce & more as anticipated. Nice warm sunshine and plenty of rain has given us lots of beautiful vegetables. Praise God for a great year! There have been some challenges such as soil fungus and...

Almost Open

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Tuesday May 21, 2013   -   By Emily

This is generally the time of year when I usually start to panic.  As I write this, I only have 3 days left to prepare to open the farm stand for the year, and there is still so much to do!  The grass needs mowing, I have 2 cows worth of beef to pick...

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Peach Ridge Farms signup 2013

Blog: Peach Ridge Farms   -   Friday February 22, 2013   -   By Todd

Hello Everyone. Welcome to Peach Ridge Farms. The New Season for 2013 is fast coming upon us and we are looking for member sign up. We have the contract on our new website and can now take pay pal payments for your share and also master card and visa here at...

Membership

Blog: Iverson Family Farm   -   Monday February 11, 2013   -   By Bret

We are looking for new members for this coming season.  We had produce from April to December last year.  As soon as the weather allows we plant our 2200 square foot High Tunnel Greenhouse.  My goal is to have produce May through...

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Winter Gardening Confessions (An Update)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 09, 2013   -   By Katie

Seems like anytime I’m making small talk these days I’m asked “How’s your garden?” (No complaints here; I’m happy to share!) So, let me just tell you how the garden is. It’s good. But not as expected. I just paid the garden a visit yesterday for the first...

Black Friday Black Gold

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday November 27, 2012   -   By Katie

I hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday! We enjoyed ours and know that we have much to be thankful for. Many of you probably also ‘celebrated’ Black Friday by standing in unbelievably long lines early in the cold morning to get great deals on...

Meet the Winter Team

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

Cauliflower, Snowball Y Organic Photo from Burpee {www.burpee.com/vegetables/cauliflower} 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...

Season Extension

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Wednesday October 03, 2012   -   By Rebekah

September 26, 2012 With the cool weather of fall arriving on the winds that sweep across SR 38 it comes time for moving the growing plants indoors. Because the greenhouse size is one that will grow with the farm there is space in...

Houseplant Tips, Season Planting Guild, Name Bookm...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday July 05, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

'Tis planting time! How joyous this time is for all us gardener's!  Gardening is a relief to my soul from the hum drum of life and all the expectations that surround me.  I love to care for all these little plants... nurture...

rain was great, 2012 season starts this week

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Sunday June 03, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings new and returning CSA shareholders,   This week, we'll have lettuce, a few  garlic scapes , bok chois, and gobs of sugar snap peas.  YIPPEEEE!!!   I'd hoped to have a few more things for you at the beginning, but...

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market Opens on Saturday!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Monday April 09, 2012   -   By Kentucky Proud

Yippee!!! It's finally here...the opening day of the 2012 season! That's right, we open this Saturday at 9am! Okay, can you tell I am excited? lol I have spoken to a few of the farmers and it appears that this warm spell has been both a blessing...

Cold Frame

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Tuesday February 28, 2012   -   By Jeff

Twenty-eight degrees this morning in Illinois. It is supposed to warm up to forty-two this afternoon. Tomorrow it going to rain. I will be working on the cold frame today. I need to get it finished so I have a place to put the seedlings for hardening off....

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