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August is almost here and we're loaded with goodie...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday July 30, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

  Saturday is almost here and from what I have seen, the Bluegrass Farmers' Market will be loaded with homegrown goodness once again! And, in case you didn't know, there is a difference between “local” and “homegrown!” The word “local” means that the...

Spruce Pine, NC Farmers' Market this Wednesday

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday July 29, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

There were quite a few vendors and shoppers out today at the Market even though it was a bit wet. The vendors have quite a variety for a small market.  There was cabbage, chard, kale, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, garlic, squash, beans, cuccumbers,...

Saturday Means Homegrown at the Bluegrass Farmers'...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday July 16, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

  Okay, I am so excited about what our farmers will be bringing to the market this Saturday! It's kind of like an Oh My Gosh moment!!! We have been enjoying the bounty so far but it's always exciting to know that tomatoes, corn, peppers and green...

New Products

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Wednesday July 15, 2009   -   By MaLinda

What a beautiful morning this is. It was 62 degrees at the farm when we got up, bright sun and almost no humidity. That’s really saying something for summer in Virginia. A morning like this made fixing a country breakfast mandatory. The most enjoyable part of...

Bakersville, NC Farmers' Market

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Monday July 13, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

Everyone welcome to the Bakersville, NC Farmers' Market.  Located in the parking lot below the Bakersville Medical Clinic.  Time is 8:00-12:00 on Saturdays.  The vendors offer a variety of "goodies".  Fresh local produce; new...

Just Catching Up

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Monday July 13, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Haven't been around much lately. I really do have to get better about my bloging. It's just been so crazy busy here that by the time I think about the blog, it's after midnight and I'm off to bed. The soap and lotion business is doing it's impersonation...

Spruce Pine, NC Farmers' Market this Wednesday

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Wednesday July 08, 2009   -   By Alan and Susan

This week at the Spruce Pine, NC Farmers' Market was a good turn-out of both vendors and customers.  A mix of local and visiting customers.  Produce available at the Market this week was; chard, cabbage, squash, herbs (fresh), garlic, onions,...

Goat milk soap studio goes up

Blog: Caprine Corner   -   Friday June 26, 2009   -   By Lisa

New studio being built. The Caprine Corner studio is on its way up.  The new building is coming along.  It is taking longer than I would like to see but it is underway.  I hope to have it open by September.  I make my first order...

Snakes in the House..Oh My!

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Sunday June 21, 2009   -   By MaLinda

I’m sure that everyone has noticed my absence, well there is a reason for that. We’ve had an in house snake issue and I have finally grown brave enough to go back into the office. Kinda hard to run the business end of a business when you can only use the...

Sunny Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday June 04, 2009   -   By Kentucky Proud

The sun will be shining and the farmers will be smiling this Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers Market! That's because they'll be bringing the freshest and the very best that the area has to offer to our market location at 3450 Richmond Rd. The trucks...

Breeze Hill Farm in Local Harvest Store!

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Wednesday June 03, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Has everybody missed me? Wow, what a past couple of weeks! We've finally gotten some of the garden in, most of the sheep have been shorn, llama shorn, most of the fiber is packed and ready to go to the processor, filling orders at a much slower pace than I am...

New Farmer's Market Opens Tomorrow at St. Stephen'...

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Friday May 01, 2009   -   By MaLinda

This Farmer's Market is in Richmond, VA at the interesction of Grove Avenue and Three Chopt Road from 8:00 til Noon. We can't wait it is a new market and it is an all producers market. They have really done a good job of getting the word out so it should be a...

Preparing For The First Farmer's Market of the Sea...

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Friday April 24, 2009   -   By MaLinda

The day we've waited for since last November is finally here. I love the surge of energy that comes with getting everything ready for the first Farmer's Market of the season. Doing last minute details to the products I'll be carrying. Setting up the canopy to...

Soap Nuts? For Psoriasis?

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Thursday April 23, 2009   -   By Jessica

Soap nuts are the dried fruit of the Chinese Soapberry tree (Sapindus Mukorossi) , found primarily in India, Indonesia, and Nepal.  The outer shell of the soap nut contains saponin, a natural substance known for its ability to cleanse. But its no...

Organic Certification with a clean game to play!

Blog: Peaceful Acres Lavender Farm   -   Tuesday April 21, 2009   -   By Mike

We have made it through all the complicated paperwork for our ORGANIC certification. All our Lavender, Produce, Woodlot, Soaps & Lotion will be certified by summer! The 20 farm acres fit all requirements. The years of documentation & no cigarette...

Care of Emu Oil

Blog: 4 D Acres   -   Sunday April 12, 2009   -   By Mike

Care of Emu Oil How best to care for my emu oil is a question I receive a lot of time while selling at shows. 4 D Acres Pure Refined Emu Oil has a shelf life of 2 - 3 years from the date of refining at normal room temperature. We keep records of when...

Spring Has Sprung

Blog: Breeze Hill Farm   -   Monday April 06, 2009   -   By MaLinda

Spring has definitely sprung here at the farm. Still no babies yet but our Mama's are about to burst. We spent the day shearing the goats yesterday. All of our Alpine x Angora's produce beautiful fiber that is blended with our sheep wool to make a...

Secret ingrediant to your making great chicken sou...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Thursday February 05, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

My daughter graduated from Ashland University in December and was lucky enough to get a long term sub teaching job...  But one of the side effects of working with kids is getting ill. So today only four days on the job she was home sick with the...

HOMEMADE LAUNDRY SOAP - Super easy and save a few ...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Wednesday February 04, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

Ingredients: Tap water 1/4 cup Castile bar soap, grated (Zote or fels napa soap will make it low suds). 1/4 cup borax 1/4 cup washing soda (Sodium Carbonate), if you can find it at the local grocer try a pool supply. Optional:  Essential oil 1/2...

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