Due to the hurry-up, frantic, not-enough-hours-in-the-day lifestyles most of us lead, we seldom get to slow down even for the really important things in life. The following are some special thoughts in capsule form for you to think about today instead of overdue bills, everything that needs fixing, the sick kid and cow, the house that needs cleaning or the pile of laundry that has to be washed....
- Van Wert
by John Parker One of the farm supply companies has a slogan "If you eat a meal, you are involved in agriculture." Stop and think about that. No matter what you eat, most of what is on your dinner table originated on a farm some where in this area or, with few exceptions, else where in the United States. In the next couple of weeks many of you will be making extra trips to the grocery store ...
from John Parker 11-21-12 As we approach Thanksgiving, most of us probably have some tradition we follow to celebrate the abundance that many, but not all of us, enjoy. Yes, there are those that may be out of work and find food and other essentials scarce in their homes. And there are a large majority of us that will enjoy a plentiful meal on Thanksgiving Day. What ever...
Due to the extreme weather conditions, and current condition of Sirna's Farm and Market, we will cancel our County Fun Night, scheduled for November 1st. Please stay tuned for other upcoming Northeast Counties events. Stay warm and stay dry....
Don't forget about the Northeast Counties Farm Bureau Fun Night, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sirna's Farm, 19009 Ravenna Rd (St Rt 44) in Auburn Township beginning at 6:00 pm. This is a pot luck dinner, everyone is asked to bring their favorite covered dish to share. Farm Bureau will provide beverages and table service. Bring the family for some good old fun. Dress appropriately for the weat...
Whew what a crazy day! The day began with blue skies and sunshine, then quickly fell to overcast with rain, then back to sunshine, back to rain.....and so it went for the entire day! This year we tried things a bit differently. We were indoors and we also invited Classic Chevrolet in Madison along with PNC Bank to join us for the fun. We were able to obtain several hundred pounds of non-perishabl...
Every passing day should remind you that "farmers feed our needs." That is exactly why the Lake County Farm Bureau, along with West Orchards, WKKY, PNC Bank and Classic Chevrolet in Madison are joining together for the Farmers Feed Our Needs Food Drive on October 20th at West Orchards in Perry. The fun begins at 10AM. Please stop by the farm to see some of antique tractors that will be on site, vi...
As we count down our Membership Campaign for 2012, as of today we need "8" for Active Farmer Gain!! There is still time to get your name in the drawing for a chance to win a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado with our "Every member, sign a member" sweepstakes!! Each person that you sign as a member by August 15, 2012 will qualify you for an additional chance to win a great prize from the Ohio Farm Bureau...
Courtesy of Farm Bureau member John Parker - If you live in town, take some time to travel around the county. You will see some fields of corn and soybeans that look to be very good. And then you will see some that are in trouble and probably won't make a crop. In our area we are considerably more fortunate than further west where fields will have zero harvest. But remember, what happens out...
A big thank you to the Lake County Farm Bureau board members that put together another fabulous ice cream social and stirring up some great policy development ideas! The Lake County Fair is just around the corner - if you're interested in volunteering for a couple of hours, please contact us at the office, 440-437-8700! ...
Organization Director:Ty Kellogg
Mailing Address:8220 State Rt. 45 Ste B
Orwell, OH 44076
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dues:$60 per year for a family membership
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