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Farming friendships

Blog: Mill Road Farms- working hard to feed the masses   -   Wednesday August 14, 2013   -   By Cara

So the best part of doing farmers markets is the friends you meet along the way.  Sure, there are the customers that come back every week, and tell you about what they made with what you have grown, and are excited to see what each week brings....

Want to stay healthy? Buy local

Blog: Mill Road Farms- working hard to feed the masses   -   Wednesday August 07, 2013   -   By Cara

With the growing trend of CSAs, farmers markets, and the idea of eating from where you live, it is important for the consumers to know why this is all going to make a huge difference in our lives.  Eating locally has so many benefits, not just for our...

What a difference a year makes

Blog: Mill Road Farms- working hard to feed the masses   -   Friday July 12, 2013   -   By Cara

So in the spirit of letting people get to know us, we decided to start a blog!  For those of you that are aware, you can just skip the next few lines. For those that are new, please read on!  Our farming life, as it currently is, started about 3...

Creating Thanksgiving Traditions, Decorating Tips ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday November 13, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Autumn is my husband Neil’s favorite time of year… he is an October baby. The leaves changing into their majestic colors of rust, scarlet and turmeric… that lovely crunching sound they make under foot… the smell of the wood stove burning… home made chicken...

Little Farm in the Big City

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Wednesday March 28, 2012   -   By Emily

Last weekend was the long-anticipated Farm to Table Conference in Pittsburgh.  I had a great time presenting and meeting lots of great people interested in local foods last year, and I'd been looking forward to doing it again this year.  Also...


We've Got the Chef!!

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday March 17, 2011   -   By Neil & Jean

Hello again :-) What a beautiful day.  The sun is shining today and the warm breeze was so lovely today!  We got the plastic on our hoop house over the raised beds today, and we were planting radishes and kale.  The green houses are...

Spring :-)

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday March 09, 2011   -   By Neil & Jean

Hello Again All :-) It is pouring rain here today.  But with rain comes mud and with softer ground comes life from deep below.  I look so forward to the first signs of daffodil and tulip tips poking thier little noeses through the ground. ...


Farm to Table Evemt

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday February 03, 2011   -   By Neil & Jean

Hello Again! The snow fell on us, that's for sure.  We have drifts up to 7' tall next to our barn hill and up against some of our out buildings.  The snow is simply glistening and shows like diamonds lost all around.  There is truly...

Sunset Harvest Dinner

Blog: Maryville Farmers' Market   -   Thursday September 24, 2009   -   By shelly

September 19th at 5:30 p.m. at the Milne Farm ( was a special time for the Maryville Farmers' Market.   Partnering with Foothills Land Conservancy, we held our first ever "field to table" dinner. Chefs Josh Feathers, Maggie...

Tabasco's Table Presentation

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Saturday March 28, 2009   -   By Walter

Here on the farm we have all kinds of food and we like to serve it well. Back when I was a line cook, table presentation was crucial and it is heartening to see that Tabasco, our 18-pound red tabby cat, has assimilated the rudiments of what a main course...

The Organic Chefs Blog

Blog: The Organic Table Private Chef Service   -   Thursday November 06, 2008   -   By Shelley

Anyone who's tired of fast food and processed foods that we find in our local grocery store also knows the harm it does to our bodies.  They fill us with chemicals, high sodium levels, dyes, and preservatives.  All these unwanted ingredients wreck...


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