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Welcome to the Localharvest Blog

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Welcome to the new LH blog! We've been wanting to be more dedicated bloggers for a while now, but quite honestly have just been too darned busy to get around to it. Finally, finally, it made it to the top of the list.

We've moved the older, some of it more casual, LocalHarvest blog to a new home. From now on, you can read about Amber and Guillermo's travels, recipes, and thoughts on food and farms at their Slow Life with Real Food blog.

Guillermo Payet has been working late into the night to bring a fabulous new blog feature to LocalHarvest. Now all LocalHarvest members can have their own blogs! The word is spreading -- check out the Blog Directory on the right and you'll see which farms have already started clacking away. And check back often, as more farms are creating blogs every day. We, too, will be blogging here; in the new LH Blog we'll be commenting on news from the food world, relaying stories from farmers we talk with, and telling a few tales of our own urban farming adventures. We look forward to your comments!

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Hi, i love the photo! Thanks for posting....i've been wanting to see a photo of that baby! Post a new baby photo when you get a minute so i can see something besides the back of the head...LOL! My grandson is now 6 months old...babys are great aren't they?! take care!

Posted by debbie hill on November 16, 2008 at 07:16 PM CST #

Nothing more heart warming than a beautiful family photo.

We appreciate all you and your family do to make LocalHarvest possible.

Have a blessed Thanksgiving Day~ A season of blessings.

Bea & Mike Kunz

Posted by Bea Kunz/Sage Hill farms on November 25, 2008 at 02:30 PM CST #

Hello and Help!
I wrote a comment my first time here and had a response that my message would not be posted as it was considered spam" I don't know what I said that was wrong! ? I need some instruction, obviously.
Thanks, Karen

Posted by karen askren on December 01, 2008 at 08:53 AM CST #

It is my impression that blogs are for content, not marketing. For example, the following blog is clearly just a sales pitch, rather than sharing information, photos, paranoid fantasies, news of the world, etc.
http://www.localharvest.org/blog/19966/entry/certified_organic_garden_seeds_selected

The marketing people have plenty of other opportunities and I suspect your blog venture will go defunct once the marketers overload it. I suggest you restrict the blogs to "No sales pitches."

Posted by Walter Haugen on December 27, 2008 at 02:58 PM CST #

Agreed... We added this to the entry creation page:

"The LH blogs exist as an opportunity for farmers and other LH members to
tell stories and tall tales, to muse and reflect, rant and rave, etc.
They're not for advertising, pushing your products, or otherwise "being
spammy." Please use them as intended, or we'll have to start policing,
and we'd rather put our energies elsewhere. Gracias."

Posted by Guillermo Payet on December 29, 2008 at 10:02 PM CST #

Nice blog etc. I had bookmarked you a while ago, but not visited in ages. I started as a gardener, gravitated to vegetable gardening, and from there the natural next step is real food. You folks are a great resource.

Posted by Weeping Sore on December 31, 2008 at 12:48 PM CST #

Local Harvest is a wonderful source of information and inspiration. I wrote a blog post on a boomer site about importance of local farmers, and of course linked to your Local Harvest website. Thanks for being there, here is the link: http://www.babyboomerknowledgecenter.com/2009/01/et-tu-locavore-boomers-tie-in-to.html

Monica Surfaro Spigelman
www.tucsoncowgirl.com

Posted by Monica Surfaro Spigelman on January 08, 2009 at 01:05 PM CST #

Senor Guillermo:
Finally I got my blog .It is Valentines LOVE IN THE AIR.But , as I learned about the alarm colors from orange to yellow etc during the previous REGIME I got a brown code in my trousers when I read the ALARMING news by AP article in the USA today about LETHAL TOXICS in VALANTINE ROSES..Then I have decided to bring out the RED CODE up in the air .
To learn more , read my first blog article ...more are coming up.
Congratulations local harvest.
Tony ,,the Alternative Community Farmer

Posted by Tony on February 11, 2009 at 03:39 PM CST #

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