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Make bread not dough, at the market

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Tuesday June 17, 2014   -   By Lorrie

Groom a pony and bake some bread, At the Market! Other than the smell of brewing coffee nothing beats the aroma of fresh baked bread.  Shelley Vaugine of Comfrey-Thyme gardens has some of the most sought after breads at the farmers’ market....

Making Strawberry Jam for Dummies

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday June 19, 2013   -   By Katie

Why can’t my life be simple? Let me preface this post by saying that, when all was said and done, I ended up with delicious, beautiful, properly-thick strawberry jam. If you’re here looking simply for instructions on how to do the same – without the...

Local Strawberries

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday June 17, 2013   -   By Katie

This spring may have been cooler than usual but it is still, after all, spring. My goal for May and early June was to stock up on three early-spring crops: Asparagus, rhubarb and strawberries. We’ve purchased and preserved more than 12 pounds of asparagus...

You know it is good when......

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday June 11, 2013   -   By Brian

Strawberries have come in fast and heavy and as quickly come to a halt in less then three weeks.  However, the work and care done the other 49 weeks is what makes those three weeks possible.  People do not see the toil and hard labor that it takes to...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Sunday August 19, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Decorating with Herbs, Step Stone Patterns and Mor...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday August 14, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Here we are just about in the middle of June... how the days fly. The other day Kyle & Ethan were planting another 50 pounds of Yukon potato seeds... I walked down the row punching the holes in the plastic where they were...

Window Boxed Herbs, Fabric Lined Baskets and Yummy...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday August 02, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Believe it or not but we are already coming to the end of May... soon it will be summer!  I love summer but nothing is as special to me as Spring.  The rebirth and joy that comes with spring cannot be compared!  Gardening is...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter Taylor.  Well, I also have created...

Westminster Farmers' Market Report for 06-22-12

Blog: Westminster Farmers' Market   -   Thursday June 21, 2012   -   By Dean

Summer Vegetables at the Westminster Farmers’ Market One Local!   Local food is healthy food. One Local meal each week.   Be...

Great Tomato Plant Sale Days - Day 3

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday March 31, 2012   -   By Twilya

We sold A LOT of plants yesterday but we still have plenty left. Some varieties are becoming limited. If you are ready to get a jumpstart on spring and love unique varieties and flavors then you owe it to yourself to stop by today and check out our...

Great Tomato Days - Day 2

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday March 30, 2012   -   By Twilya

Day 1 was a GREAT day to visit L'Ecuyer Gardens.  If you missed it we are still offering our plants today until 7:00 p.m. and tomorrow until 4:00 p.m.  Great selection!  Don't miss out! 

Desert Recipes and Creations using Jellies and Jam...

Blog: Rocky Mount Gourds & Treasures of Louisiana   -   Monday August 01, 2011   -   By Gourd Lady of Rocky Mount

Desert Recipes Using Jellies and Jams                 Since I have been working with so many fruits making Jelly and Jam creations,...

New Tiller!!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday April 04, 2011   -   By Rowena

I love my new tiller!!! It does the work of a big tiller without swinging me around the world!!  It is a Honda 4 stroke and it starts easy and it digs!!! I worked all the compost piles with it, and then completed the new strawberry bed outside. We...

Last Beginner's Canning Class was a Joy

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Sunday November 21, 2010   -   By Sonya

Yesterday marked our last Beginner's Boot Camp for the year!  That's always both a relief and a somber time for me.  I've been canning and teaching hard since May, so I actually got to spend a few minutes sitting with my husband today - just...

The Corn is as High as an Elephant's Eye

Blog: Avalon Farms Premium Homegrown   -   Monday July 05, 2010   -   By Brigette

The market gardens and high tunnels are looking good, even as hot as it has been. Night time temperatures during the month of June were running about 10 degrees above normal and we certainly had sufficient rainfall. Unfortunately, that wasn't good weather for...

Canning Class - Welcome the New Canning Queens!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Monday June 21, 2010   -   By Sonya

What a fabulous class yesterday!  Thanks to the lovely, intelligent, and articulate women who became newly crowned Canning Queens, and who shared their rich experiences with CSAs, canning, cooking, gardening-in-bikinis, and family lore! We made a...

Canning Like Crazy!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Sunday May 23, 2010   -   By Sonya

Had wonderful opening days at both the West Chester and Lebanon Farmer's Markets.  I can tell that Chef George Stengl of Lebanon and Stengl's catering is the biggest new hit at both markets.  He drags along a custom-built wood-fired oven in which he...

New Canning Class Schedule for June

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday May 12, 2010   -   By Sonya

Whew!  Trying to get ready for the Glendale Wine, Beer, and Food Festival that runs Friday through Sunday in Cincinnati takes days,  Meanwhile, I've been getting lots of email from folks who want to take a Beginner's Class, but can't make the class...

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