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Alternative Storage

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Saturday December 07, 2013   -   By Phil

  In addition to canning, freezing and drying; we like to "store" some veggies right in the garden. We usually plant leeks, turnips, carrots, daikon radishes and cabbages in a patch together (closely spaced) in late summer for winter harvest....

Asparagus Guide

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday May 16, 2013   -   By Katie

Have you heard about Locavore90? Locavore90 is a FREE program provided by Arcadia Farms and Flowerfield Enterprises that challenges and equips families in Southwest Michigan to eat a locavore (local-only) diet for 90 days (or as often as reasonably...

Wish List Wednesday | Raised Garden Bed Ideas

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday March 20, 2013   -   By Katie

Wish List Wednesday | Raised Garden Beds Welcome to another Wish List Wednesday ! On the third Wednesday of every month I’m sharing about all sorts of things I’d like to have, try or know more about. So far I’ve brought you lists on things...

Hybrid vs. Heirloom Seeds, Heirloom Varieties of B...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday December 17, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

You're probably wondering why I am talking about seed shopping and gardening in December... well I realize some of my readers live in areas where they have the luxury of year round planting. While others, like myself living in cold...

PART 1: Autumn's Bounty in the Root Cellar and Two...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday October 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The Season of Autumn... This is Neil's and most of the children's favorite season... I like it too, but I am all about Spring and Summer. I do love Autumn for the harvest though... the smell and crunch of the leaves under foot......

All About Cabbage!

Blog: New Dawn Farms   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Dawn

The Cabbage cheap, humble and delicious, what more could you ask for in a vegetable? As it turns out quite a bit. From Pierogi to Kimchi, cultures around the world having been cooking, baking and preserving with it for centuries. Well known for...

Storage Onion Harvest

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Thursday August 02, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Storage onions are a full-season crop, meaning they take the majority of the growing season to mature. The onions in the picture above started as 1mm long seeds back in March, when they were started in the greenhouse. It always amazes me that they grow to such...

Christopher Ranch Garlic FAQ

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Thursday March 10, 2011   -   By Justin

On any given day, I get several questions on the care and feeding of garlic. Most consumers know the basics of garlic “how to” but if you’re not quite sure or you’re a novice in the ways of garlic (yes, there are a few of you out there…) here are the answers...

Picking up beef

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday January 24, 2011   -   By Megan

Today my friend and I are going to get the beef shares for our members. We keep our beef flash frozen after dry aging, cutting and wrapping to ensure freshness. And the heath department wants it frozen for the farmers markets as well. We use 3 different...

Fall is Time To Harvest Herb Roots

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Thursday November 11, 2010   -   By Jessica

Here's a great list of herbs I found that are ready to be harvested now. Some general guidelines to use for herb harvesting: Harvest herbs grown for seeds as the seed pods change in color from green to brown to gray but before they shatter (open). Collect...

Harvest Basket Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Mar...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday October 05, 2010   -   By WFM

Harvest Baskets will be for sale at the Williamsburg Farmers Market .   Three different sizes will be available.   Use them for storage, planters, gift baskets, décor and more.   Runaway String Band will play their unique style...

Thinking About Root Cellars

Blog: Portage River Farm   -   Wednesday October 07, 2009   -   By John

If necessity is the mother of invention, then not planning ahead is the mother of necessity. About a week ago we had a very hard frost that killed just about everything in the garden. What remains are the cold weather crops, the winter squash, and the root...

Tucking in for winter

Blog: Chez Marche Cafe   -   Friday November 07, 2008   -   By Bonni

A visit to the Chez this week will reveal a groaning table of bounty at the back of the dining room... Loaded with winter squash, potatoes, garlic, onions and sweet potatoes, it mirrors the big bins in the bottom of our commercial refrigerator filled with...


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