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    Electric donkey to help farmers
    Farmers have always been remarkable in inventing big and small things out of necessity — and they came up with astonishing new things. Especially in this time of change, family farming can use all the help consumers, industry and government...
  • Goats--with smaller horns!--live at the Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary.
    Daytrip ideas: Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary
    Being kind to animals is a trait that is essential to instill in children when they are still quite young. Visiting sanctuaries that take in and care for abandoned animals is a great way to give kids a chance to interact with other species and the...
  • Cows enjoying a summer day at SASHA Farm
    Michigan farm rescue celebrates humane living
    The traditional state fair always features cotton candy, carnival rides, a musical entertainment line-up and of course the appearance of farm animals in livestock judging shows. And of course, we all know what happens to livestock after they win...
  • Vermont Open Farm Week, August 3-9, Celebrates Local Food Origins
    Vermont Open Farm Week, August 3-9, Celebrates Local Food Origins
    Farmers across Vermont will throw open their barn doors and garden gates to welcome the public for a behind-the-scenes look at Vermont’s vibrant working landscape. Vermont’s first Open Farm Week will be held Monday, August 3 –...
  • Franklin County Fair
    Franklin County Fair's 50th
    There’s still time to make it down to the Franklin County Fair if you haven’t done so yet. This agricultural and family-friendly event is now celebrating its 50th year as a popular summer fun mainstay the whole community looks forward...
  • Being a Good Farm Boss
    Being a Good Farm Boss
    When successful farm businesses grow beyond what farmers can do by themselves, it is time to bring in outside labor. Some farmers bring in planning or management assistance. Making a good hiring decision helps a farm owner/manager and farm workers...
  • Sustainable production creates success at Little River Farm
    Sustainable production techniques lead to success at Little River Farm
    How many young farmers met their financial goals their first year in farming? Bob Payne and Camille Abdel-Nabi started their 3-acre farm with solid training and experience in organic growing, lots of energy and a thorough business plan. Bob had an...
  • Building Good Farm Team
    Building Good Farm Team - Part 1
    Making a good hiring decision helps farm owners/managers and farm workers build an efficient, productive and happy team. Where does a farmer find good employees? How should farmers select the right apprentices, farm workers or farm managers to...
  • "On the Case" S01E09ID
    INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY 1991 was Roy Brown wrongly convicted of murder?
    "On the Case with Paula Zahn" can be seen on the "Investigation Discovery (ID) channel. Check your cable TV listings for show times. The episode called, "Out of the Ashes" aired on Dec. 20, 2009. This was the 10th episode...
  • I Once Had a Farm in Ireland
    I Once Had a Farm in Ireland, an organic life story
    “A wheelbarrow, a cable drum, gardening tools, and a pickaxe are unusual items on a wedding registry,” says Siggy Buckley, “but that’s what Mac and I, needed in order to fulfill our dream to start organic gardening, immigrate to Ireland to seek a...
  • Shat Acres Highland Cattle
    Why You Should Eat Grass Fed Beef
    Consumer demand for grass fed beef at stores and restaurants is what drives market change, and slowly, the food movement is having some big wins nationally.The first and foremost reason for eating grass fed beef is because grass is what cows are...
  • Philly Farm & Food Fest 2015
    Philadelphia Foodies Eating Healthy and Saving Mother Nature
    Philly Residents Getting Serious About Supporting Local FarmersBy Stu Leventhal – Philadelphia’s Restaurant ConsultantFoodies! Trendies! Clubsters! Hipsters!Do not miss…The Philadelphia FARM & FOOD Fest…Sunday, April...
  • The Vermont Farm Show
    The Vermont Farm Show
    The last week of January in Vermont is COLD! For winter outdoor enthusiasts, it's a playground to button up and dig into. For farmers, it's time to rest by the fire and head to the annual Vermont Farm Show. Held at the Champlain Valley...
  • WI farm
    Learn about local farm fresh foods
    There are many people who are looking for better quality of food as part of an effort to eat healthy. Organically produced food is one way. Another is to eat locally produced foods as much as possible. One of the advantages of local food is that...
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    Credit cards now accepted at Santa Cruz Farmers’ Market
    Starting today, Wednesday, Jan. 7, customers can use credit and debit cards to purchase items at the downtown Santa Cruz Farmers’ Market, which is open every Wednesday from 1:30-5:30 p.m. (winter hours). It's located at the corner of...
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