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Thoughts for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Blog: Spinella Farm   -   Thursday June 19, 2014   -   By Edward

Dad and Anna were off this morning to Margate to open up the tail gate market there. It was threatening rain which we had gotten some of earlier in the day. But I think it will hold off for the morning which will help them. Margate can be very busy. The first...

Stewardship of Wild Friends

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Friday August 16, 2013   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

Certainly, there are a host of wild critters out in the woods that can wreak havoc on a farm.  Bears can tear into beehives.  Wolves and coyotes can terrorize sheep.  Weasels and raccoons can sneak into chicken coops.  The list goes on...

Why George Washington cut down the cherry tree

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday June 23, 2013   -   By Terry

A few days ago I was performing weed control behind the high tunnel (aka mowing with the tractor).  A creek runs along behind the high tunnel and while backing the mower out over the edge of the creek to reduce the area of snake habitat, I spied several...

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How to Grow and the Benefits of growing Chicory fr...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 17, 2013   -   By Arlene

How to Grow and the Benefits of growing Chicory from Wild Chicory Heirloom Seeds by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery At Home Farm Herbery we harvest these seeds at the end of each season and resell them to raise money to send to...

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How to grow bee balm with Home Farm Herbery Bee Ba...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 17, 2013   -   By Arlene

Bee Balm Heirloom Seeds - Wild Bergamot Seed   Bee balm, also called monarda, is a flowering herb with a long history as a medicinal and plant. American colonists used it to make tea, and...

Street Foraged Plum Abundance!

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Thursday July 19, 2012   -   By Jessica

I had been listening to the sound of the plums bouncing off the street for two days. Plop and roll.... They were jumping out of the tree by the pound and collecting in the gutter of the little old lady's house across the street. The side walk was...

News Bleep from the Wild - Biotopia # 20 - July 12...

Blog: Biotopia Family Farm   -   Thursday July 12, 2012   -   By Superfood

News Bleep from the Wild - B i o t opia - # 20 - July 12th, 2012 Hello my friends of the Wild Greens!!! What a sunny Summer we have - and still, today I went to my favorite creek and picked my dinner - Oyster mushrooms - enough for a good...

News Bleep from the Wild - Biotopia # 19 - June 17...

Blog: Biotopia Family Farm   -   Sunday June 17, 2012   -   By Superfood

News Bleep from the Wild - B i o t opia - # 19 - June 17th, 2012 Hello my friends of the Wild Greens!    and a Happy Father's day to All ! This is the season : there is 'a plenty a food out there' - this is the season...

Monday

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Sunday morning Autie woke up at 2:30 a.m. (as I was hoping to finally go to bed) with a fever and throwing up.   With Tom in the midst of wheat harvest I was unable to make it to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE.   Normally Tom...

We Don't Like How Your Pigs Look, We're Taking The...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday March 19, 2012   -   By David

Michigan is pushing a new act to allow the government to decide by simply looking at your stock and decide if it is a prohibited species. I know that sounds crazy but small farmers are being told they need to be sure they are compliant before the...

Wild brassicas blooming on the palmer divide

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 22, 2011   -   By Mary

The wild brassicas are flowering on the Palmer divide, which indicates with extreme certainty one of the two following possibilities: either the last frost has happened, or the plants are senseless.   Certainly this has been something of a crazy year...

Providing for the needs of wildlife begins at home

Blog: At Home in Nature   -   Sunday May 22, 2011   -   By Mary

When planning landscaping or your garden, remember the wild creatures – especially those that migrate.     By planting native species, you are likely providing necessary food and or shelter to these animals.   You can also then better enjoy...

ramps "wild leeks"

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Monday March 21, 2011   -   By Michael

   Our sap season is coming to an end, but a wonderful surprise has happened. Ramps are growing--these things are like little onions with spinach attached. We cook them in olive oil and butter till they are carmeled and then eat like a king....

Eating "Wild" from Your Yard

Blog: Rocking A Sustainable Farm   -   Thursday March 17, 2011   -   By Harlan and Lori

 I am homeschooling our 5th grade son this year, so we are constantly looking for ways to find excitement outside of the textbooks! Being the only two humans around for miles for the majority of the day can be tiresome! Since our family loves to...

Time to "RAMP" it up1

Blog: Penzance Farm & Garden   -   Tuesday February 22, 2011   -   By Gwenyth

Well, the time is coming up shortly when Miss Jane and I will be on the lookout for WILD LEEKS!  Formally known as “Ramps”.  At some horrendous price like $16.99 a pound at WHOLE FOODS I’m deterimined to find some locally to pick.  Miss Jane...

Frantic Mama

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Tuesday July 13, 2010   -   By Terry

This morning on the way to the garden I heard an unusual amount of tiny chirping noises that seemed like they were coming from all around.  I looked down and almost stepped on this:   Teeny tiny baby bird just out of the nest ...

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Chanterelles, and more chanterelles...

Blog: The Hoosier Mushroom Co.   -   Monday June 28, 2010   -   By Stephen

Chanterelle season has started in our area, and there are many different kinds of them out in the woods right now. These mushrooms are sought after and hunted worldwide for their prized flavor, and we are lucky to have them growing in abundance in our...

Wild Foods Scavenger Hunt: June

Blog: Catbird Griddle   -   Thursday June 03, 2010   -   By Catbird

Eating local food doesn't always mean going to a farmers' market or growing your own. Forget clipping coupons if you want to save a few bucks on food: amazing and abundant wild food grows all around us. Even a roadside weed can prove to be a real (super...

Tomatoes that may thrive in late blight conditions

Blog: Amity Highland Ranch and Ebenezer Hill Gardens LLC   -   Thursday May 27, 2010   -   By Debbie

Because of the late blight scourge of last year, I am growing transplants this year of a variety called Legend, which was developed by Dr. Baggett at the U. of Oregon.  According to several sources which you can find on the Web, this tomato exhibits...

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