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Blood Meal Iron Toxicity

By On September 25, 2016

I have a confession to make. I killed my garden this summer. The surprising thing is, that I’ve never been more relieved. It first started with one of our standard varieties of… Read More

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From yard to fridge

By On August 23, 2015

You may remember a post I did a while back about our first attempt at raising meat birds. In the spring we put in our order for 25 Freedom Ranger Black Broilers.… Read More

CSA's - Community Supported Agriculture

Farmer Profile: Bailey Stenson of Happy Heart Farm

By On June 15, 2015

It was a good Friday this past week. I didn’t have to go to the day job. The sun was out and the endless rain took a break. Mother Nature is especially… Read More

CSA's - Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture

By On January 12, 2014

*This is a recycled post from last season that has been updated with a whole lot more information about our local CSA options.   Or CSA for short. I have known about… Read More

CSA's - Community Supported Agriculture

Where are you getting your farm share next year?

By On November 17, 2013

It feels like the season just wound down. The end to that weekly bounty coming in all summer long, now at a stand still until next spring peeks it’s head up. Back to the… Read More

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Community Supported Agriculture

By On March 31, 2013

Or CSA for short. I have known about CSA’s for quite some time and been a member in the past. Even though I grow my own, I still contemplate getting a CSA… Read More

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Organic body care from the Queen

By On October 23, 2012

For a long time, I bought local mainly for my food purchases, but as I’ve learned more about supporting local economies and small businesses, and reducing my carbon footprint, I’ve expanded my… Read More

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A locavore finds dreamy shrooms, at Hazel Dell

By On September 28, 2012

Mushrooms can be pretty gross and slimy. Right? I mean, I love love love extra mushrooms on a pizza. And some of my favorite dishes in town (Tom Ka soup at Thai… Read More


Sunny Sunday Eggs

By On August 12, 2012

You might have seen the photo on Pinterest last week, of the idea to use a green pepper slice as a frame for poached eggs. I did and had been wanting to… Read More

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Fox Ryde Gardens makes “useful” plants shine

By On August 1, 2012

Fox Ryde Gardens has so much going on, I hardly know where to start in telling you about them. They grow herbs to use in a very nice line of  bath & body… Read More