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Organic Potato Pancakes

With spring-like weather rolling into our area, the free-range hens are giving us some eggs. And with that came this new favorite (first time tried in our kitchen) that was made with organic ingredients. By using the food processor, it … Continue reading

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Raring to Grow Organically

“Any food that requires enhancing by the use of chemical substances should in no way be considered a food.      John H. Tobe Heirloom tomatoes are a seasonal treat. They are not good looking (actually some are very ugly) — Ah … Continue reading

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Is Organic Better?

A short presentation to answer the pressing question. What is Organic    

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A Yearend Review

Farmers’ Almanack Seeds in upward opposition, Pilot hurdles sound and steady. Knowledge lets some harden. Hoed rows shape this garden. Wherewithal yells field ready, Harvest sought at destination. poem by wooleylot   And how well went the assemblage of self’s … Continue reading

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Pompeii

When the volcano erupted, most people fled to where they felt safe, although they were actually running towards the volcano. Preparation has begun for another run of “Fire on the Mountain“. It’s a home-made spicy hot mustard. When someone really … Continue reading

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The Farm Visit

  Chapter 1 Unexplained Farm Mischief Part of the organic inspector’s duties is to do farm visits. This year, I visited several organic dairy farms located in Somerset county, of southwestern Pennsylvania. And on one of these farm visits, I … Continue reading

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Garlic and Forb

Greetings from the primitive ploughman. Annabelle and Lola checking the garlic in the fields on the Wooleylot Farm. We are fully committed to upholding fine traditional cultural practices to maintain our organic integrity. Dogs on-guard duty for any round-up sprayers with orders … Continue reading

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