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The Benifits of Blackberries

Blog: Wally World Farmer's Market   -   Wednesday July 16, 2014   -   By Chef Michael

The benifits of Blackberries As I continue to recover from my last  Gout attack  I have found Cherry juices and  Fresh  Blackberries and Blue Berries. The most readily available and affordable items have been the Fresh berries. This...

Spring Planting

Blog: The Farmers Garden   -   Friday May 02, 2014   -   By Wayne

As we wait for our soil to reach the right temperature and moisture levels we think of past spring seasons and how it becomes a very anxious time for all farmers hoping for warmer evenings and just the right amount of moisture- Watching the weather patterns...

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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spring is really here!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Sunday April 06, 2014   -   By Chickadee1

Looks like spring is finally REALLY HERE!!  yea!  Hostas are up and unfurling, kale is growing like a weed, daffodils are bent over, peas, lettuce, herbs... all are starting to pop up and be visible!  I am sooo over this winter, it was the worst...

First Ever Blog Post

Blog: Pleasantrees Farm   -   Friday March 28, 2014   -   By James

My first ever blog post!   I have been planning to do this for a while now, and just haven't had the extra time. For starters, I am a 36 year old male. Married to my wonderful wife of just over three years, with our 3 children ages 5,8,11.  We...

Spring is here

Blog: Wool-E Farm   -   Thursday March 27, 2014   -   By Ellyn

Finally it looks like we might be getting some warmer weather. The sheep spend their days lounging by the barn, out of the wind and in the sun. It was a long winter for them also. No lambs again this year, the flock is getting older and they seem to...

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Spring Green

Blog: Spyglass Gardens   -   Thursday March 27, 2014   -   By Steve or Wendy

Love the Color of Spring Green...its the kind of green you only see in the Spring Time.  Tiny leaves unfold with excitement and are filled with energy to bring us a new year. Trees are dotted with this Spring Green, the grass takes on a flavor of new...

Spring ahead !

Blog: Pregitzer Farm Market   -   Sunday March 09, 2014   -   By Wade or Shannon

Spring ahead, its time to start sowing seeds for the new year ahead. the green house is up and running , the snow is still 2 foot deep but the sun light increases each day bringing the thoughts of all those great flavors of our favorite veggies.Mine still...

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Spring is in the Air....

Blog: Owens Acres - Lavender, Herbs, and Tea   -   Tuesday February 25, 2014   -   By Laura & Mike

Spring is in the air...well in some parts of the US anyway!  When Spring arrives so do seasonal allergies, sneezing, and watery eyes caused by pollen.  Try our Allergy Tea with it's key ingredient Stinging Nettle, which helps block histamines...

What's new in 2014

Blog: Folls Flower Farm   -   Wednesday February 05, 2014   -   By Thea

Wedding Flowers For the first time since we started the farm in 2000 we are going to have some "pick your own flowers" this year.  The flower choices that customers can pick will be specific shrub varieties such as our twelve different kinds of...

7 Reasons to Appreciate Winter

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 29, 2014   -   By Katie

I’m a Michigan girl, which means not only am I used to four seasons but dramatic, often vacillating transitions between those seasons. In the spring and fall it is not uncommon to have sunny, 80-degree weather and windy, perhaps rainy 40-degree weather...

Testing

Blog: Kerry's Frog Leg Farmstore   -   Friday December 20, 2013   -   By Kerry

Testing flowers springtime baby goats

Wheat, Hard Red Spring (100% Organic/Non-Hybrid/No...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday September 29, 2013   -   By Arlene

Wheat, Hard Red Spring (100% Organic/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)   At Home Farm Herbery we love this hard, brownish, high-protein wheat and we use it for bread and hard baked goods. Bread Flour and high-gluten flours...

Best year ever. . . hopefully

Blog: Art, Fresh Produce & more   -   Wednesday June 19, 2013   -   By Haley

It has been a great spring for my vegetables this year. Lots of warm temps and rain in perfect sequence. About 80% of my seed sprouted this year and my little baby plants are doing good so far. The seeds that failed to appear were some of my heirloom tomatoes...

Nature's Catch-Up Game

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday May 28, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

I don’t think anyone can argue that this has been a strange spring.  Or shall we say, what spring?  Winter, winter, winter, winter, summer.  In one week, we had 18 inches of snow, followed by 80-degree weather!  Many of the domestic...

Garden Frenzy

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Tuesday May 21, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Visitors this time last year would have witnessed a garden with only three rows left to hill and plant.  But this year, with the lingering winter and inclement weather, the garden has all but about three rows to go.  It’s a madness of squeezing a...

Musical Chairs

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Thursday May 16, 2013   -   By Rebekah

The new chicks, golden comet pullets, have moved into the winter housing in the corn crib. Here they are eating overwintered spinach from the greenhouse. They need to be kept separate from the adults until they are the same size or they'll get bullied...

Super Saturday at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market!

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday May 09, 2013   -   By Kentucky Proud

Geez, it seems like Mother Nature will not give our farmers a break. First we had temperatures above normal...fruit trees started to bud and then frost. Fields were seeded and then rain washes them away. So, our farmers reseed and then comes the very cool...

Spring 2013 Video Update

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday May 07, 2013   -   By Katie

Despite the fact that I’ve been planting tons of seeds, the garden still looks a little barren. For this week I wanted to give you a video tour of what the farm looks like this spring. It’s not very glamorous right now (especially because I nee to do...

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