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By Ang Jordan | Published: November 9, 2011
Anyone who’s looked knows that in this area local sources of small farm-raised pastured poultry are few and far between. If you live in Mobile you have to drive to get it, and an hour up I-65 is the ideal place, Green Acres Farm in McDavid, FL, just over the state line from Atmore, AL. [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: September 12, 2010
Rinske will be back with more organic milk and fresh cheese.
By Ang Jordan | Published: August 23, 2010
The first community garden site has been announced for Homestead Village in Fairhope. There will be 20 raised bed plots. At the last LFPI meeting on August 16, there was a discussion of the site plan and construction plans, what is expected of participants, and the role of Baldwin County Master Gardeners. Beds will be [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 26, 2010
When we picked up our CSA share today they had a note up about some pick-your-own organic peaches nearby. I love peaches – a perfectly ripe peach is my number one favorite fruit – and conventionally grown ones are subject to a lot of pesticides, so I knew we’d have to try these out. They [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 20, 2010
Charlie’s U-Pik Dickerson Sawmill Road Lucedale, MS 39452 (601) 947-9661 firstname.lastname@example.org OPENING DAY: Saturday, May 29 PRODUCTS Open for pick-your-own for about six weeks during the summer. Bell Pepper, Corn (yellow, white & Bi-Color), Okra, Onions, Pickling Cucumbers, Pink-eye Purple Hull Peas, Slicing Cucumbers, Squash (limited availability), Sunflowers, Speciality Peppers, Zucchini, Eggplant, Snap Beans, Roma [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: March 23, 2009
With the growing awareness of sites like Local Harvest, more farmers are taking advantage of the chance to supply listings. Here’s the current “results within a 100-mile radius of Mobile”:http://www.localharvest.org/inarea.jsp?lat=30.671284&lon=-88.10299&ty=-1&rad=100&zip=36606.
By Ang Jordan | Published: March 22, 2009
Now is the time to order your “grass fed beef from Hastings Farm”:http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M16893 in Baldwin County. You need a freezer or several friends to split the approximately 90 pounds you’ll get from a quarter, at a cost of $540.
By Ang Jordan | Published: October 13, 2008
WHAT: Local Food Production Initiative public meeting WHEN: Monday, October 20 at 6:30pm WHERE: the Nix Center, 1 Bayou Drive in Fairhope TOPIC: Community supported agriculture farms, or CSAs. Phil Strinste, owner of the Bee Natural Farm in Fairhope, will discuss his experience in operating the CSA, and Patty Hermecz, owner of The Cottage Garden [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 22, 2008
Also from Culinate, a link to “Making a Green Home”:http://teaandcookies.blogspot.com/2008/05/making-green-home.html, focusing on small ways to green your kitchen. I do some of these things already and would like to do others; however, ditching our many plastic storage containers for glass will require an investment and on our limited budget that’s not going to happen right [...]
By Ang Jordan | Published: May 13, 2008
“Perdido Vineyards”:http://perdidovineyards.com/ 22100 CR 47 Perdido, AL 251.937.9463 PRODUCTS A variety of wines and vinegars produced from Alabama-grown fruits and vegetables. Depending on the product (red wines in particular), a portion of the fruit may be grown elsewhere, but whenever possible local produce is used. The wines feature muscadine grapes, and in the case of [...]