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The Family Cow

The Family Cow

A Family Cow Many people would like to acquire all the benefits of having a dairy cow for their home. However, fear of how tough it is to care for them, how much they cost to feed, or if you have enough space may stand in the way. Today we are here to say, having a...

Know Your Chickens!

Know Your Chickens!

Know Your Chickens! Not all chickens are created equally. Some are big, some are small. Some ate super fragile and some are very very hardy. Some lay some grand giant eggs while other lay small or medium ones. Some chickens require a lot of maintenance while others...

Plants That Are Great For Skin

Plants That Are Great For Skin

Plants That Are Great For Skin We all have the occasional skin issue. Whether it be a rash, chronic eczema or getting poison ivy there is a plant for that! If you have a small farm and you are thinking about starting a new hobby cultivating herbs that have healing...

Fall Fun On The Farm

Fall Fun On The Farm

Fall Fun On the Farm Fall is a favorite time of year for many people, especially in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! If you have a farm you are probably trying to think of great things that you could do on your farm to celebrate the season! If you open up your farm to...

Why You Want a Large Acreage

Why You Want a Large Acreage

Many people who can afford to buy a large acreage my shy away from it because they may not know what to do with such a large amount of space. But in all reality land isn't going anywhere and we aren't gaining more of it. It is an important resource to gain while you...

Not So Common

Not So Common

Not So Common We all hear about typical types of farms such as cattle farming, chicken farming, hay farming, and all the typical edible crops. But all of our more rare and unusual products have to come from somewhere right? So what are some things that people farm...

Things To Do This Summer With Kids

Things To Do This Summer With Kids

Things to Do This Summer With Kids One of the best things about summertime is that school is out! That means the kids are home for the Summer! It's so much fun to have a lot more quality time with your kids. However, kids need to stay busy or else parents might lose...

Ways to Open Your Farm to the Public

Ways to Open Your Farm to the Public

Ways To Open Your Farm To The Public  Is your dream to have a farm that is open to the public? This is so much fun and such an important and educational tool to many. There are people who live in the City that don't get the opportunity to have the farm...

What Is A CSA?

What Is A CSA?

What is a CSA? We are hearing more and more about something called CSA. But what is it? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. This is becoming an extremely popular way to connect farmers straight to the customers. No more middle man. You can definitely see...

Returning To The Old Ways

Returning To The Old Ways

Returning To the Old Ways A lot of people say "the good old days", many agree that things used to be better. Some disagree strongly that the old ways were better. I think there is a truth to both. Technology has made things a lot easier in many ways but it has also...

Farming: Old Wives Tales, Myths, And Folklore

Farming: Old Wives Tales, Myths, And Folklore

Old wives tales are fun and usually super interesting. Old wives tales are definitely a part of our culture and there are subcultures surrounding them as well. Today we are going to talk about some fun and probably very seemingly silly old wives tales in the farm and...

Hay and Grass

Hay and Grass

Hay and Grasses Hay and grass is a very important resource, the growing of hay and grasses in the farming community is very deep seeded (joke intended). Those of us who live in the Willamette Valley know a lot about hay and grasses. After all, Linn County is the Grass...

Easy To Make Products At Home

Easy To Make Products At Home

Easy to Make Products at Home Many if those interested in homesteading are interested in making products at home from the stuff that they collect, obtain or grow. Today we will make a list of things that people pay a lot for in stores that are easy to make at home....

Cattle Farming

Cattle Farming

Cattle Farming If you have ever thought about ranches then cattle farming has probably come to mind! It is one of the most popular animals to raise in the United States and yet they are still great money makers. So if you are considering getting a farm or Ranch maybe...

Witching for Water

Witching for Water

Witching for Water Many people whom live in the farming community like to do things, shall we say, old school. There are many things that are heavily debated on whether they are fact or fiction. Some of these things have supposedly been debunked by science, however,...

The Ideal Dirt

The Ideal Dirt

The Ideal Dirt Spring has officially sprung and we are all ready to get our gardens going. We have talked a lot in the past about growing crops and getting your spring garden started. However, we haven't dug too deeply about the importance of compost (pun intended)....

Birds On The Farm

Birds On The Farm

Birds on the Farm No only are birds beautiful animals but they can also be very profitable to keep on the farm. Almost everyone that keeps poultry absolutely love their birds! They are full of fun and personality, we can all appreciate the feat that they can fly (even...

Spring On The Farm

Spring On The Farm

Spring on the Farm We are more than excited to welcome Spring this year! But with Spring probably being a farmers busiest season it can be super daunting to think of all the things that need to get done during this time. While it is a huge task to get everything done...

Ready To Sell?

Ready To Sell?

Ready to Sell? Are you a long time farmer that is ready to retire? Are you looking to downsize your life? Then maybe it is time to start thinking about selling your farm or ranch. Many times it takes some time to get the place ready to sell. It's important to evaluate...

Grow Your Money

Grow Your Money

Grow your Money If you have space to use on your farm then it is time to start thinking about what you want to grown on it. Of course climate, and typical weather in your region play a big role but what are some very profitable crops that you could grow on you land?...

The Future Of Farming

The Future Of Farming

The Future in Farming Usually when we think about propane we think about about summertime barbecues and perfectly cook foods. However, many people are switching to propane on their farms. There is a huge diversity for what you can use propane for! Here are some...

Joining A Farmers Market

Joining A Farmers Market

We all love our farms! But we also love to make a profit off of our farms. Even if you just have a Hobby farm you can still find ways to make a profit. One way that you can make a profit is by selling products at a Farmer's Market. With Spring just about ready to...

Fun things For your Kids to Do on the Farm

Fun things For your Kids to Do on the Farm

Kids love to be outside! We should all take a page from children and spend a lot more time outside. More than likely you are not the typical suburban family and you probably already spend a lot of time outside. On the farm there are unlimited amount of things that we...

Good Excuses to Get Outside in Spring

Good Excuses to Get Outside in Spring

If you have a great piece of land then you probably don't really need a good reason to go outside anyway. Nevertheless, we are here to give you reasons and ways to make more time for playing outside. Kids have it right! Playing outside makes you happier and healthier!...

Planning a Spring Garden

Planning a Spring Garden

It’s never too soon to start thinking about your Spring garden. It might be mid-winter at the moment but it’s the perfect time to start planning for this Spring's garden and for your garden in the long term. There are many things that you can do to help you get ready...