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Pay to Play

On the surface this would seem to be a good idea, and I’m for anything that supports family farms.  But, does this leave the farmer to beholden to food producers?   24 more words


Mother Nature's Reminders

Mother Nature always has a way of reminding us who is in control. It is certainly not us.

The past few days we were busy accomplishing a lot of jobs, and we were beginning to feel pretty good about how things were looking in the garden. 848 more words

Science Abounds

Science abounds in agriculture that is why science experiments are a constant in agriculture and on our farm. We are always trying to learn and grow from what we are doing. 1,002 more words

Strawberries…My Latest Health Obsession

Earlier this month, I had the great pleasure to travel to California to delve into two of my favorite things: learning and eating delicious, healthy foods! 361 more words

Healthy Eating

Controlling Pests

Pest control has consumed our time this week. From weeds to insects, they have been a challenge. Why do we work so hard to control weeds and non-beneficial insects in the garden? 1,074 more words

Deere Dad.

I wrote my dad a note on his birthday and it seems like when I wanted to write another one for Father’s Day I wanted to tell him all the same things, all over again. 228 more words

Book review: Time for Cranberries, by Lisa H. Detlefsen, illustrated by Jed Henry

Detlefsen, Lisa H.  Time for Cranberries.  Illustrated by Jed Henry.  Roaring Brook Press,  2015.  $17.99.  ISBN 9781626720985.  32p.  Ages 3 – 7.  Q8P8

A great book for learning what it takes to grow and harvest cranberries!  81 more words

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