Monthly Archives: May 2011

Raw Milk News

May 24, 2011
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Raw Milk News

I ran across some recent raw milk news and thought I would post a few links pertaining to fresh milk in the news.  Raw Milk:  Don’t make a federal case out of it:    “Still, this is an awful lot of energy and manpower to invest in a seemingly minor matter. It’s one thing to require…

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Growing Fresh Herbs and Gardening

May 23, 2011
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Growing Fresh Herbs and Gardening

Our garden is in great need.  We have so much to do.  Hopefully, we will be able to make much progress this week.  I’ve given the 5 year old and the 6 year old girls the job of planting the green beans and the 8 year old boy the job of planting the okra.  The…

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Pastured Pork

May 16, 2011
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Pastured Pork

We love farm raised meat!  We’ve been raising our own meat for several years now and it’s been such a blessing to our family.  Last year, our momma pig had 5 piglets who have now grown up and are ready to head to the butcher.  I’m so excited about this for a couple of reasons: First,…

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How to Plant Strawberries

May 6, 2011
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How to Plant Strawberries

We are not experts on how to plant strawberries.  But we tried and are hoping they turn out.  The boys built some raised beds and we planted some of strawberries at the beginning of April.  We ordered more strawberries and are working on getting them in this week.  We chose raised beds because we really…

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Vaughnshire Family Farming- Winter and Spring 2011

May 4, 2011
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Vaughnshire Family Farming- Winter and Spring 2011

We remembered this thing we have called a blog.  I’m not sure if anyone has missed us…but we are still here.  I hope to start farm blogging again and occasionally, turn it over to my older boys to blog about the happenings at Vaughnshire Farm for those interested.  I’ll briefly catch up this year…. The beginning of…

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