Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 4- March 21-27

March 28th It was so cold this morning when I went to work that I was sure glad to go inside the greenhouse and work for a while. We transplanted 50 flats of peppers, 10 flats kohlrabi, 6 flats of…

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Crosswind Farm - Jay & Catherine Jacob

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- March 19 – April 3

March 19, 2011 Today, a nice warm sunny day, we are going to take the mare and foal out into the small grass paddock. The foal has the cotton lead in the “suitcase” fashion around his shoulders and but. He…

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Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner - John, Mary & Sally Francis

Meet a Farmer – John, Mary & Sally Francis, Francis Farms/Alpaca Corner

Francis Farms    (Alpaca Corner) John, Mary & Sally Francis Shandon, OH  45063 Nestled in the southeastern corner of Morgan Township lies Alpaca Corner, home to 18 registered huacaya alpacas.  Alpaca Corner was chosen as the farm name because it is…

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Bartel's Christmas Trees & Treasures-Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels

Meet a Farmer- Steve, Judy & Brian Bartels, Bartels Christmas Trees & Treasures

Bartels’ Christmas Trees and Treasures, also known as Bartels’ Farm LLC, is the newest enterprise added to our family farm. We are Steve and Judy Bartels, in partnership with our son, Brian. Christmas Trees are new to our farm, but…

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Niederman Family Farm - Bob & Bethann Niederman & Family

Meet a Farmer -Bob & Bethann Niederman & family, Niederman Family Farm

Hi! My name is Bethann Niederman and I am excited to share with you my diary about our family and farm. Bob and I operate Niederman Family Farm. Bob’s parents, Robert and Janet own the farm and host the Gregory…

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John & Catherine Jacob - Crosswind Farm

Diary of Catherine Jacob – Crosswind Farm- Week 4

We are delighted the foal is a colt (boy), healthy and here! That is the start of all the real joy and work that goes with breeding.  We are now in the house getting about 1.5 hours of broken sleep…

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Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 4- March 21-27

March 21st After feeding the animals and checking the greenhouses, I worked a lot in the office. There is always so much bookwork to do. More plants will be in this week so I had better keep up the office…

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Dave & Kathy Hiltbrand and family

Diary of Kathy Hiltbrand- Week 4- March 21-27

March 21, 2011 Monday morning, girls up and getting ready for school. Five days and the kids will be on spring break.   Checked on maternity pen and no babies.  Dave is leaving to haul gravel. His phone has been ringing…

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Dave & Kathy Hiltbrand and family

Diary of Kathy Hiltbrand- Week 3- March 14-20

Monday March 14, 2011 Early morning about 1am.  Computer froze up on me so I had to stop on blog, and yes I’m a night owl.  One last trip to barn to check on cows before bed.  All the cows…

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Joyce Brown - Brown's Family Farm Market

Diary of Joyce Brown – Brown’s Family Farm Market -Week 3- March 14-20

March 14, 2011   Well the rain and cold weather is really getting on my nerves! I am itching to get outside and get some work done. I guess I will quit complaining, and be contented to work in the greenhouses. …

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