Category Archives: Sustainable Farming

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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Honeybee swarm season is here!

Honeybee swarm season is still here.  Yesterday we caught our first swarm in a western suburb of Cincinnati.  We think it is still a bit early overall but if one hive has cast a swam others will be too.  Usually the usual "season" for swarms is two weeks to either side of Mother's Day.  The…
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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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