Three generations of the Sage family help out today on the family farm: Eleanor and her granddaughter Stephanie (front row) and Benjamin, Bob and John.

Picking Their Way

Northern Ohio climate helps Sage family orchard take root

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Being A City Farmer Is Not Always Easy, by Kathy Smith

Do you know anyone who lives in the city and longs to be a farmer?  We have some relatives and friends who have farm backgrounds but are now urban dwellers.  Being a city farmer is not always easy.  They have…

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Do Animals Have A Sense Of Humor? by Kathy Smith

Have you ever wondered if animals have a sense of humor? Well, I have because living on a farm in Ashtabula County for quite a few years has given me a chance to observe lots of animal behavior. And I’ve…

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Making First Cutting Hay, by Kathy Smith

Many farmers in Ashtabula County have started making first cutting hay.  Recent rains slowed the progress somewhat, but several farmers around us have mowed and baled.  The hay being made at this time of year is especially important because it…

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Geauga County Farm Bureau Ice Cream Social

Join us on Thursday, June 25th, at Sirna’s Farm & Market, 6:30pm.  Please RSVP to the office at:  440-437-8700 or [email protected] by June 22nd.  See the invitation on this link for further details. Attachments Geauga_Social_2015.pdf

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Farm Bureau Farm Forum June 22

The Farm Bureau Farm Forum sponsored by Ashtabula, Geauga and Portage County Farm Bureaus is Monday, June 22, 2015, at Cardinal Middle School, 16000 E High Street in Middlefield beginning at 7 pm.  Join us for this interactive evening of discussion…

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2015 Geauga County Farm Bureau Ice Cream Social

The 2015 Ice Cream Social will be Thursday, June 25th at Sirna’s Farm & Market, 19009 Ravenna Rd in Auburn Township, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.  This Farm Bureau Member event is sponsored by the Geauga County Farm Bureau Board…

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Do You Enjoy Cooking? by Kathy Smith

Do you enjoy cooking? Some of us would immediately say, “Yes!” However, if you’ve served the leftover roast three different nights, can’t stand the thought of another egg dish, and have no idea fortonight’s supper, you might say, “No way!” Cooking…

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Geauga County Farm Bureau Scholarship deadline is April 27, 2015

The applicant must be either an active Geauga County Farm Bureau member, or a family member whose parents/guardian is an active Geauga County Farm Bureau member. The applicants parents/guardians must have been a member of the Geauga County Farm Bureau…

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I Wonder If You Get Common Sense From Playing In A Creek, by Kathy Smith

Kids today have a totally different view of “playing” than we adults have. Most of them are so smart it’s almost scary and yet they seem to lack common sense and responsibility. Their idea of playing is watching a movie…

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