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How To: Sell at Your Local Farmers Market

Are you interested in selling your products at the local Farmers Markets? Many small mom and pop food crafters get started selling their artisan breads, homemade cakes, cookies, pies, biscotti, candy, seasoning mixes or regional barbecue sauces direct to customers who visit local farmers markets and farm stands. What better way to start than with those visiting the local farmers market; a captive audience expecting a wide variety of seasonal fruits and veggies; along with specialty products t...

News: Top 5 Favorite Farmers Markets in LA

So as soon as I started going to Farmers Markets I decided it was really important to explore as many different ones as I could . Just how no two types of tomatoes are the same, neither are farmers markets! They each hold their own unique style and offerings. Here are my Top 5 so far. Now as mother goose says get to market, to market! 

News: Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market is finally here! I'm getting busy setting mine up and filling it with crops and I've seen some great pictures popping up on my feed of my neighbor's farmer's marketplaces.

How To: Make a container herb garden

Container gardening is a great way to grow plants, vegetables and herbs without needing a lot of space. Herbs do especially well and can be grown right outside your kitchen door. In this video, you'll learn how to use an old farmer's market basket to make a great container garden. Fill it with your favorite herbs and your cooking will be full of flavor all summer long.

How To: Make summer squash stuffed with rice

A delightful way to make a tasty Lebanese squash dish. This is a vegetarian alternative to kousa mihshi stuffed with rice, garbanzo beans, parsley, and tomato, is satisfying and wonderfully seasoned. If the Lebanese summer squash are unavailable, use small yellow crooknecks of dark green zucchini. Mexican squash varieties are very similar to Lebanese and might be found in farmers' markets. Seeds for Lebanese squash are available through a few seed companies, if you care to grow your own. This...

How To: Play Farmville on Facebook with a few basics

Facebook is the number one Social Networking site that hosts the number way farming game, FarmVille! This video will give you a few basics to bring you back to your farming roots! Your game screen will show your plot of land surrounded by some neighbor's farms. Using your click took, plow tool or shovel tool you can plant, delete, move and plow your plots of land. The market shows you the crops that are available to buy as well as buildings, animals and decorations too! Watch the rest of the ...

How To: Grind and mix feed on a farm

In this video, you will learn how to grind and mix feed on a farm. Mixing feed allows farmers to buy feed ingredients in bulk, and prepare their own specialized blends, reducing costs. The farmers shown in this video use a Gel mixer, and they describe how theirs works, including a description and explanation of its parts and what they do. You will also learn about their own personal experiences with mixing feed on their farm with this mixer, as well as some tips based on this experience. The ...

How To: Use the biplane in FarmVille (06/07/10)

This video tutorial shows how to use the biplane to increase your mastery in FarmVille (06/07/10). The biplane is one of the most fun tools available to the FarmVille player, causing all of your crops to become ready for harvesting instantly. This video will teach you how to use it in conjunction with your Farmer's Market to increase your mastery substantially.

How To: Keep okra from getting slimy

Poppy Tooker, author of the Crescent City Farmers Market Cookbook, says that the secret to preventing slimy okra is to slice it thinly and cook it in quick batches in very hot oil. Prepare your okra first by slicing it into thin pieces. Prepare a large frying pan with just a fine coating of oil. Put the frying pan on a stove and turn up the temperature so that the pan is hot. Once the pan is at the desired temperature, add your thinly sliced okra. Once the okra has a brown edge, you can stop ...

Weird Ingredient Wednesday: Zucchini Blossoms

Those ordinary green zucchini you see in the market are hiding a lovely, delicious secret: Actually, all summer squashes produce these delightful blooms, but the zucchini's are most frequently used for eating since they taste the best: fresh, clean, and zucchini-like, but with a little something extra. They used to be a rarity at supermarkets, so you had to have a garden or a gardener friend who would generously share the bounty with you.

How To: Make "dirt farmer" fudge

In this tutorial, we learn how to make "dirt farmer" fudge. Ingredients include: 6 c sugar, 1 1/3 c cocoa, 1/4 tsp salt, 3 c milk, 2 tsp vanilla, 1 stick butter, and peanut butter (optional). Now, grab a big saucepan and add in your cocoa, salt, and sugar. Mix the dry ingredients together really well, then add in the milk and put on the stove over medium heat. Stir constantly until it comes to a bubbling boil. From here, quit stirring and let it cook down a little bit. After this, add in the ...

How To: Build a bat cave

August is a time when it is common to see bats flying overhead while taking an evening stroll or night fishing at your favorite spot. The two most common bats in Ohio are the little brown and the big brown bats and both are found in rural and urban settings. Bats serve a valuable purpose for humans because they feed on insects, including mosquitoes and those which plague farmers’ crops. However, bats sometimes create roosts, or gathering places, in people’s homes. Join Wild Ohio’s Donna Danie...

How To: Make farmer's cheese with Chef Janie

In order to make Farmer’s Cheese at home, you will need the following: a Dutch oven, a plastic or wooden spoon, 2 pints of whole milk, a colander, cheese cloth, 1 cup of buttermilk, butcher’s string, spatula, 2 tsp of lemon or juice or vinegar, and ¾ tsp of salt.

How To: Graft eggplant and tomato plants together

Grafting plants together is the oldest and thus far most important kind of genetic engineering practiced in the world. This video features a farmer demonstrating how to graft plants together, using a tomato and a eggplant as an example. He aims to create an eggplant that will yield for longer by grafting the tomato plant into it. Learning these skills will allow you to expand the world of your gardening by creating your own plants!

How To: Tap a maple tree to make maple syrup

Check out this video tutorial to learn how to tap a maple tree from seventh generation maple farmer Arnold Coombs, from Coombs Family Farms. It will explain what you'll need and how easy it is to begin making your own delicious pure maple syrup, the small family farm way.

How To: Cook Kentucky fish fry

Many major fast food restaurants currently advertising on television have added hooks to their current run of commercials. The lure is their fish sandwiches. "Kentucky Afield" is getting in on the act. The only difference is that host Tim Farmer hopes you'll catch your own and prepare it with the show's special sweet batter recipe. The flavor is guaranteed to sway even the most skeptical skipper.

How To: Build a fire pit

A fantastic "do it yourself" project, the folks at Progressive Farmer magazine show you how to build a fire pit in just one day. Clear step-by-step instructions and material lists help make this project both fun and easy.

How To: Decorate a cake with fruit

Adams Holland and his design assistant Debra now decorate a cake. They start with an angel food cake that has already been baked and cooled. They next add an apricot glaze between the layers. It doesn't have to be perfect, it can be messy, that just makes it feel more homemade. They have stiffened some whipped cream, then fill the middle and apply it around the edges. Adams starts low and moves up, that way the whipped cream has something to rest on. Once covered, you might think what a mess ...

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