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The precipitation average so far this year for Southeast Ohio is 34.75 inches, which is nearly 10 inches above normal, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Farmers in Athens County and along the Ohio River basin are hoping for less rain next year in order to reclaim what Mother Nature took from their… Read More
Join us at Alpacas at Phoenix Hill Farm’s 11th Annual Open House! Meet the alpacas and learn about these amazing animals and their wonderful fiber. Shop in our updated Alpaca Boutique for clothing, yarn & more! Free refreshments. Saturday and Sunday, October 13 & 14, Noon to 5:00 pm. We apologize but our farm is… Read More
Should we concentrate farming in a small area, or spread it out to reduce the environmental impact? It’s a dilemma farmers face as they feed a growing planet. A new study weighs in.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military veterans. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to improve veterans’ health. The statement says the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in… Read More
Tree farmer Alan Dambach’s tremor got so bad he couldn’t read his own signature. Then he tried a new procedure that uses sound waves to destroy specific brain cells.
The Zanesville Farmers Market is open every Wednesday 4-7pm on N. 3rd St. in downtown Zanesville, next to The Freight Shops. This week’s guest food truck is Mount Airy Beef, serving dishes that feature their very own 100% grass fed beef. Look forward to a variety of vendors offering farm eggs, gluten-free breads, pasture raised… Read More
The Zanesville Farmers Market is open every Wednesday 4-7pm on N. 3rd St. in downtown Zanesville, next to The Freight Shops. This week’s food truck feature is Phillip’s Food Truck, offering a variety of locally inspired dishes. Look forward to farm eggs, gluten-free breads, pasture raised meats, a variety of seasonal produce, and much more!… Read More
The Zanesville Farmers Market will kick off their first Wednesday market of the season June 13, 4-7pm. Phillips Food Truck will help start the season off right, offering locally inspired dishes. Look forward to farm eggs, pasture raised meats, freshly baked breads, seasonal produce, and more. The Zanesville Farmers Market is every Wednesday, 4-7 on… Read More
Meredith Jensen is doing some gardening on a sunny day in a secluded part of Athens, Ohio. “I’m working on our pollinator garden beds,” she said. “Which are a bunch of fun flowers that’ll help attract butterflies, bumble bees, you name it.” Her partner Jamie Betit pushes a full wheel barrow to fill the other… Read More
LaRue County, Kentucky, dairy farmer Gary Rock sits in his milking parlor, overlooking what is left of his 95 cow operation. “Three hundred years of history is something that a lot of people in our country cannot even talk about,” Rock said. That’s how long the farm has been in his family. While the land… Read More