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“Milk is full of pus, blood, artificial hormones and antibiotics.”

“Dairy cows are viciously raped while restrained in a rape rack.”

“Dairy cows suffer all sorts of abuse, milked constantly while housed in their own excrement until they are so worn out they are sent to slaughter at four years of age, a fraction of their natural lifespan.” 1,026 more words

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What is Social Farming ?

Social Farming is the practice of offering family farms as a form of social service.  In Social Farming, the farm remains a working farm at its core but invites people to participate in the activities of the farm.  97 more words

Social Service

Nearing the End

The season is nearing the end, and Mother Nature reminded us of that today. The boys said that the only way they would warm up is if I put them in the clothes dryer! 1,214 more words

Farm Aid 2014 is Saturday In Raleigh!

Brenda here!  Yes – it’s still going on!

Farm Aid is coming to Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, North Carolina, this Saturday, September 13!

Per FarmAid.org, 500 more words

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PEOPLE ... PLACES ... THINGS

Some months ago a group of us met and dicussed the idea of having a fall fair in our community.

The fair didn’t happen this year. 987 more words

Lessons Learned Passed and Present

Lessons learned and applied today are from both our past and our present. This past weekend as we helped my dad with his restored Allis Chalmers it was easy to reflect on what I learned from both my grandparents who were farmers, what I learned from my dad who is a farmer and what we are trying to teach our children. 838 more words

Farm Day at the Fish Family Farm to Benefit Lutz Children's Museum

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

Farm Day at the Fish Family Farm in Bolton, Connecticut will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014 to benefit the Lutz Children’s Museum. 127 more words

Jacqueline Bennett