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Entries Tagged as 'Sustainability'

My Haul at the Cambridge Farmer’s Market

May 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Blog, farming, Sustainability

The farmer’s market in Cambridge opened for the season in Railroad Park yesterday. They say  it’s the largest farmer’s market in Washington County. By D.C. standards, it’s rather small. Still, it’s not lacking. And the vendors are not just local farmers and artisans, they’re our neighbors. They all live and grow their food within a […]

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Holy Peeps! We Got Chicks!

May 17th, 2013 · 4 Comments · farming, Sustainability

I didn’t know this was going to happen so soon. I drove to the Agway in Salem for lumber to build a chicken coop and there in a big galvanized cattle trough were bunches of chicks of different breeds, $2.75 a piece. I didn’t intend to buy any–I was going to order some online after […]

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Building a Perimeter Fence

May 12th, 2013 · 8 Comments · farming, Sustainability

In three years of scouring Washington County, NY, for a farm property, we found very little that even approached the kind of home we had in mind. There’s a reason why dairy country does not necessarily lend itself to a small, integrated family farm. But that’s a story for another day. We thought our search […]

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