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Thankful for the Harvest, and Thanks to Local Harv...

Blog: Mission Berry Farms   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By FarmerDave

There is much to be thankful for this year, even though it has been a difficult year in many ways for many people.   My gardens this year were terrific, though not everything in the garden turned out as planned.   But the harvests we did have were...

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Thanksgiving for Dogs ~ Thanking Fido & Fifi

Blog: Paw Naturaw   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Jeffrey

Thanksgiving presents an opportunity for reflection and appreciation and fresh and delicious organic food.  In many cases Thanksgiving brings Americans closer to their family, friends and loved ones, but don't forget to include Fido and Fifi into each of...

A Turkey Farmer's Thanks

Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Laura

With Thanksgiving just days away, it seems like a good time to reflect upon the past year of farming.   First and foremost, I'm thankful for my family.  Without them, my little, ever-growing hobby would be impossible.  Yeah, yeah, I know...

Thanksgiving at Dragonfly Farm

Blog: Dragonfly Farms   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Bruce

As Thanksgiving moves closer we realize how much we have to be grateful for at Dragonfly Farms.  Having been at the farm for one whole year we look back in amazement at all we have learned and the wonderful people that we have met.  With the...

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Family Thanksgiving at the Farm

Blog: Lavender HIll Farm of Niles, MI   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Martha

This Thanksgiving my husband and I are celebrating the 10th anniversary of living on the farm.  Ten years ago we bought the 1850 farmhouse from my parents who had lived here since 1952.  They were ready to downsize and built a smaller house next...

Turkey Day Right Around the Corner

Blog: Harp Turkey Ranch   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Wes

We got all of our Heritage Turkeys back from the butcher and most of them into our customers hands this weekend. Can't wait till Thanksgiving Day - Food,Family & Football. Wednesday night and Thursday morning will be hectic around here as we will be trying...

Giving Thanks for the Harvest

Blog: Stella Cadente Olive Oil   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Julia

The tables at our local farmers’ markets are full of the bounty of the fall harvest, but the chilly winds and the occasional showers remind all of us that we are inexorably marching toward winter.  Here on the Mendocino Coast, our wet winter weather makes...

Thanksgiving Thoughts

Blog: Jaybird Farms   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Vivian

Some of our thoughts for Thanksgiving bring to mind tables filled with home grown food from veggies to lucious deserts.  What we am most thankful for - is that we are blessed to have this life, to grow up on a farm and to be able to spend our adult...

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Thanksgiving is right upon us.

Blog: Simpson's Back Yard Farm   -   Sunday November 23, 2008   -   By Brian

There are so many things we have to be thankful to our Lord and Savior for. The traditional giving thanks at our table will last a while. At our home we started a tradition when my children were young, that each one seated at the table had to give aloud at...

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Thankful for you

Blog: Gourmet Pasture Beef   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Josh and Kathy

We look back to last year and are thankful for many things:  God, family, friends and all that we have been entrusted to manage.  We are thankful that there are those that find value in supporting local farms and the natural way of raising...

Things I'm thankful for...

Blog: Moonstruck Farm Updates   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Heather

I am primarily thankful that I live in a place where I have the space and resources to do the things I enjoy and that bring me and my family entertainment, food and peace. I’m thankful, or rather relieved, that our garden growing and market season is...

Strawberries say "night-night"

Blog: Berry Creek Farm   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Larry

This week was a good one for the strawberries.  They said thanks for the blanket.  The row covers are in place til late winter.  The idea is to help them be warm and cozy to grow a little more.  It is a good thing too, cause it fell to 20F...

Thanks for Keeping NJ Green (Opening Day at Keris ...

Blog: Keris Tree Farm and Christmas Shop   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Marisa

Thanks for keeping NJ green and for a great opening day at Keris Tree Farm & Christmas Shop in Allentown, New Jersey. We are now celebrating the 19th season of our family's choose & cut Christmas tree farm.  The farm is bustling and busy....

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Much to be Thankful For

Blog: Log Cabin Orchard   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Scott

We at Log Cabin Orchard have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving season. We had an abundance of high quality fruit this year and an equally good marketing year at our farmer's markets. We thank all of our loyal customers for patronizing us,...

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So much to be thankful for.....

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Terry

This year I'm so thankful that I have a job I love!  After 25 years in Facility Management and the last 18 as a Facility Manager, being a CSA farmer is awesome.  Each time I get to witness Bluejays chasing a Hawk, a calf being born, a Green Heron...

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Golden Touch Alpaca Thanksgiving

Blog: Golden Touch Alpaca Farm   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Shelley

Here at Golden Touch Farm we have so much to be thankful for, but in the spirit of this blog it is hard looking passed the beautiful cria we have been blessed with this year. 9 in total, 6 girls and 3 boys. That in itself is just amazing, as last year we...

Found: Agri-Bliss

Blog: Alpaca Farmgirl   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Katy

This Thanksgiving, I find myself grateful that I have found my niche in life. An unlikely farmer, I adore raising alpacas on our ten acre farm. A former pychologist, I am so happy to be home now raising my four children. After years of struggling, I am...

A locavore's Thanksgiving

Blog: Terra Bella Farm   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Margot

Thanksgiving. My favorite holiday. The kids are coming in, and the parents, and aunts and uncles. It's a weeklong celebration, and we eat mostly local food. Just a few minutes ago, some of the kids drove into the farm with a refrigerated truck borrowed...

An attitude of gratitude

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Saturday November 22, 2008   -   By Blossomfarm

By having an attitude of thankfulness shift us from a life full of negativity. I had an unusal way of being raised, I am thankful everyday to the life that I lead now.  Some of my favorite quotes of thankfulness and gratitude. Reflect Each Day On All...

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