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Produce for Chickens

Chickens love the produce that they receive during the summer months. From the fresh cucumbers, to the tomatoes, peppers, green beans, and even the sunflowers. There is so many advantages to everything that we grow that we always grow enough for our chickens as well! No food goes wasted on our homestead. What isn’t sold,… Continue reading Produce for Chickens

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Fun Fact Friday August 17

5 Fun Facts: 1. Fresh eggs are harder to peel than eggs that are older. 2. Can’t remember if an egg is fresh or hard boiled? Just spin the egg. If it wobbles, its raw. If it spins easily, it’s hard boiled. 3. The average person eats approximately 250 eggs per year. 4. The average… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday August 17

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Pepper Rings & Pepper Slices

Pepper rings are a huge favorite in our family. They eat them on almost everything! We make them with sweet and hot peppers since they eat them both! We use the banana peppers that are grown in our gardens. We do have plenty of banana peppers available in the farm stand as well! The Jane… Continue reading Pepper Rings & Pepper Slices

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Fun Fact Friday August 10

5 Fun Facts: 1. In recent years, according to Penn State Extension, the United States has produced around 300,000 acres of processed tomatoes valued at $600 to $700 million and 130,000 acres of fresh-market tomatoes worth $1.4 to $1.6 billion 2. Pennsylvania produces about 4,000 acres of fresh-market tomatoes with an annual value of between… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday August 10

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All About Natural Tomatoes

On our homestead we try to live as natural as possible, and that means we grow our vegetables as natural as possible and raise our animals as naturally as possible. We choose breeds and varieties that meet our needs for this natural lifestyle. We also grow things naturally, not in an artificial way at all.… Continue reading All About Natural Tomatoes

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Fun Fact Friday August 3

5 Fun Facts: 1. Eggs contain choline which is necessary for healthy cell membranes in the body. Choline stimulates brain development and function and helps preserving memory. 2. An egg shell has as many as 17,000 pores over its surface 3. A whole egg is about 3 tablespoons worth of liquid, the egg yolk measures… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday August 3