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What you should know about GMOs and Food

What you should know about GMOs and Food

4 by / on February 10, 2013, 10:54 am / in Community, Farming/Gardening, Ponderings

  At Fern Creek we grow five varieties of apples, multiple varieties of pears and peaches and strawberries, plus raspberries, blueberries, marionberries and plums.  We’ll grow about 35 different vegetable crops, which all told include over 75 varieties.  Not your typical farm.  We represent a new face in farming that includes crop diversity, direct sales to folks who eat what […]

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Choosing Health: Yours, Your Community’s and the World’s

Choosing Health: Yours, Your Community’s and the World’s

0 by / on January 26, 2013, 8:22 pm / in Community, Faith, Farming/Gardening, Ponderings

I’ve been deep cleaning the two hen houses this week.  The 50 hens that live at Fern Creek give us a lot of poop-infused straw bedding that breaks down into really great fertilizer.  We spread that nitrogen-rich bedding on strawberry plants, around fruit trees, along rows of raspberries and marion berries, and know that we are replenishing the earth in […]

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