Category Archives: News and Opinion

Post OEFFA Conference Follow-Up

It's been about a month since this year's Ohio Ecological Food and Farming's yearly Conference where socially and ecologically-minded farmers, producers, educators, and food retailers get together and trade ideas and knowledge.  Carriage House Farm's Farm Manager, Richard Stewart, led a group of Chef's Collaborative Members in a discussion panel designed to educate farmers and…
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Honey Bee Swarm Season Is Here!

It is that time of year!  Swarm season.  2016 looks to be starting early this year.  Typically, swarm season falls two weeks to either side of Mother's Day but this year we are already seeing honey bee swarms. What is a swarm?  It is a group, or colony, of honey bees, thousands, that are moving,…
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Carriage House Farm competes for small business grants

Carriage House Farm is building a new agricultural site at 2872 Lawrenceburg Rd., North Bend Ohio, 45052.  This property was turned into a gravel pit to prevent an eminent domain seizure by the local government and is being brought back, slowly, as a producing part of the farm.  This was the original parcel, purchased in…
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April is “Ohio Agriculture Month”

Using an old F2-Gleaner to harvest 150 acres of corn. Here in Ohio, a State steeped in a rich history of agriculture, April is Agriculture Month.  April is the month most farmers in our State are getting ready to, or in some cases,have already begun to plant corn.  Corn is a huge crop in our…
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