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Spring 2014 Update #2

Blog: Sanzone Farms   -   Tuesday March 11, 2014   -   By Sam

Spaghetti Squash

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Thursday November 29, 2012   -   By Kevin

Had our first winter squash last night. Around here we like to wait for some decent cold weather before we begin tapping into the winter storage. Our weather is still way too warm for this time of the year, but we take it as it comes.  I cooked up a real...

Arugula!

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Friday November 16, 2012   -   By Kevin

Who knew? I sure had no clue. What started out as an experiment a few years back, has now converted me into a believer. In 2009 I put a few Arugula seeds in the ground because my wife had seen a recipe calling for it. Neither one of us had ever really tasted...

2013 Is Right Around The Corner

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Wednesday November 14, 2012   -   By Kevin

What kinds of chemicals do you like to eat? Herbicides? Pesticides? Yum. What country do you prefer your food to come from? When you buy a share of our farm box program, we can promise you there will be a few chemicals on your food. Sunlight, well water,...

Huge Amounts of Food

Blog: Black Dog Farms   -   Wednesday November 14, 2012   -   By Kevin

As 2012 comes to a quick close, I would like to report that all of our farm box owners had a wonderful year full of all kinds of good veggies. This year the list of what we harvested, and the amounts of what we harvested was off the scale. Our little farm just...

Spring Harvest

Blog: Healthy Culinary Creations LLC   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Laurie

So far it has been a wonderful spring of produce grown by dedicated local farmers bringing us asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, spinach, turnip tops, japanese radish, arugula, rhubarb, (shall I go on?), tatsoi, baby greens, asian greens, various types of radish,...

What's FRESH & LOCAL in December?

Blog: FRESH and LOCAL   -   Friday December 16, 2011   -   By Loris Sofia Gregory

Nature and local producers collaborate to bring us fresh succulent green and red gifts this month. Even after we have been gifted with a moisturizing blanket of pure white snow, local producers still deliver FRESH & LOCAL at Valley Natural Foods...

What is FRESH and LOCAL in November?

Blog: FRESH and LOCAL   -   Tuesday November 15, 2011   -   By Loris Sofia Gregory

Loris Sofia Gregory, Healthy Kitchen Coach Written for “Healthy Updates from Valley Natural Foods” 13750 County Road 11, Burnsville, MN 55337 November 2, 2011 Mushrooms are easy to overlook in our nutrient-rich rainbow of fruits and vegetables. But research...

Name the New Jam and Win a Jar!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday February 03, 2011   -   By Sonya

We have just finished designing a new jam for Valley Vineyards, here in Morrow, Ohio.  It's a Valentine's day-themed jam, but will be sold year round in their tasting room.  NAME the new jam and win a jar of it shipped to your home! Here are the...

White Christmas in Ohio

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Thursday December 09, 2010   -   By Sonya

Working long hours in the cannery this time of the year can have a distrastrous effect on the real reason for the season!  So I try hard to make time to participate in as many inspirational gatherings as possible.  So far, my kids and I have taken...

Introducing our newest line of wine-based jams!

Blog: The Jam and Jelly Lady   -   Wednesday October 13, 2010   -   By Sonya

Had a wonderful celebration this evening at Valley Vineyards in Morrow, Ohio, as they released three new signature jams at their monthly Grand Tasting.  The Jam and Jelly Lady is producing these jams using Valley Vineyards' magnificent Ohio wines: ...

Summer is Here in Deep South Texas

Blog: Las Palmas Farm   -   Saturday June 27, 2009   -   By Susanne

It's another hot day in the lower Rio Grande Valley. It's got to be in the mid 90's. We've started another garden and planted the first of the new citrus trees. The newest garden is 105 x 40 and will be prepared the same as the other gardens, with raised beds...

6 years of growing pumpkins and we are still learn...

Blog: Hawk Valley Garden   -   Tuesday June 02, 2009   -   By Sue

Welcome to my blog . My name is Sue Loring and my husband and two children own and operate Hawk Valley Garden Pumpkin Stand in northwest Iowa near Spencer, Iowa. My parents also assist us and grow 3 acres of pumpkins on their property. 2009 marks...

Altitude Matters to Crops

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Monday March 09, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Altitude matters to crops in many ways. The higher elevations are cooler and grow several months behind schedule of the valleys: a farm that grows both at several hundred feet elevation and at the more than 3000 feet elevation of Squaw Valley can have winter...

Cold and Wet

Blog: Greenjeans Farm   -   Sunday February 08, 2009   -   By Jeff & Toni

Yesterday it was my birthday, hung one more year on the line.   We planted willows and hazelnuts Thank you my wonderful work friends for your generous gift certificate to Oak Valley!   Today I planted lots of herbs and flowers in the greenhouse and...


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