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A friend recently expressed concern on Facebook that it was too late to start “prepping.” As I was responding, it occurred to me that others might find this helpful, so I’m sharing it here as an open letter. While not related to agriculture, I’m posting it here on the farm blog, as what follows may […]

I haven’t updated the product listings for a while, so I wanted to leave a post here to let you know what’s available and what’s coming. All I have in stock at the moment are black raspberries and a few varieties of garden seeds (Glass Gem corn, Anasazi beans, and Cranberry beans). Around August I’ll […]

Attention OHGers! In the event that Facebook takes down the Ohio Homesteaders and Gardeners Group for whatever reason, you can leave a comment on this post to let other members know how to get in touch with you. I told you all before that Woodland Urban Farm can serve as a rally point where folks […]

corn varieties

Last year I bought a bunch of corn seed I never got to plant. (Just as well since the ducks ate all the corn I did plant.) Now I have so many varieties to choose from, and so few places to plant it without cross-pollinating unless I want to fight with tassle bags again this […]

peach trees

A veggie seller called The Greener Grocer that used to be in North Market used to give me scraps for my chickens. The broilers wouldn’t touch any of it, so I threw it all to the laying hens. I’d just pull the truck up next to their run and throw everything over the fence. They […]

  People often buy chicks, ducklings, and bunnies for Easter only to find soon after that they don’t want them anymore. Schools sometimes hatch eggs so students can see how it happens, but forget to arrange for the care of the animals after they’ve hatched. This can lead to animal neglect, abandonment, or worse. If […]

As many of you know, we had a lot of trouble with thieves and vandals in 2012, both animal rights activists and common burglars. Because of this, we’re making some serious security upgrades before getting back into the business of selling meat and eggs regularly. I’m repairing fences up front and building some new ones […]