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June 2011

June 2011, a set on Flickr. Some of the latest shots around the farm…peaches and pears are looking beautiful, sour red cherries, sweet yellow cherries, wild roses along the side of the road, elderberries flowering, sweet smelling clover, blueberries nearing … Continue reading

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Ten @ 10: Things not to say at the farmers market

Ten @ 10: Things not to say at the farmers market. Farmers market at The Terrace on the 16th floor of the Trump Tower in Chicago (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune) via Chicago Tribune – Food & Wine 1. These carrots … Continue reading

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Organic Apple Orchard Floor Maintenance: Mulching, Flaming And ‘Swiss Sandwich’ Techniques Analyzed (via Organic Food)

Interesting techniques & findings… Successful organic apple farming literally starts from the ground up. Maintaining a healthy orchard floor is the key to preventing weeds and keeping soil healthy. Logically, finding effective methods to increase production and marketability of organic … Continue reading

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