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Monthly Archives: August 2014

corn

I grew some beautiful heirloom corn this year so that I can make my own home-made high-fructose-corn syrup.  Just kidding.  I’m so corny, this joke gives me kicks every time.  Since I don’t have a laboratory to make HFCS, and no desire to since honey is a superior sweetener, I will not be breaking down … Continue reading »

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chemical free honey…

I never even realized all of the chemicals available for bee ‘health’ until Andy showed me a catalog. Yes, honey bees have issues (don’t we all?) and they battle with varroa mites and small African hive beetles and nosema and American foul brood and there are ‘treatments’ for all of those things. We don’t treat our … Continue reading »

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our new donkey

  Our neighbor had a handsome new donkey. Our neighbor called because his handsome new donkey allegedly bit one of his cows. Andy brought our neighbor’s handsome new donkey home. Hopefully, he doesn’t bite any of our cows. If he does, then you might see Andy walking a handsome donkey down Little Neck Rd. back to our neighbor’s … Continue reading »

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success?

We did it. We had our first experience at the farmers market as vendors. Was it a success? That depends on how you measure success. If success means, we showed up, paid our booth rental fee, set-up the table, sold some fresh herbs and eggs and met new people and got to chat with some … Continue reading »

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no turning back

  I’m a nervous wreck… Preparing for the Richmond Hill Farmers Market has me exited and nervous and completely overwhelmed. I’ve been perfectly content just hanging out with our CSA members here on the farm for the last 2 years and at Hull Park the year before that, when we kicked off our new farm. … Continue reading »

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