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mr.bio_dynamic

These green salanova oakleaf lettuce variety (and the 10 other trays not shown here) found there new home in the fields today. @st.simonsfarm @mosesgrowsit #certifiedorganic #loveit #beautifulday #local#localfarmers #firstgenerationfarmers #whosyourfarmer #letfoodbethymedicine #growfoodnotlawns

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timestoodstillphotography1

Started my morning off with my sweet hubby at the Gustin - Miller 5th annual Bull & Female Sale! • • I’m off to a maternity shoot followed by an engagement one, I wasn’t kidding when I said I had a busy day ahead of me! 😅 • • I hope everyone has a blessed Saturday! It’s definitely a beautiful one ☀️ • • #timestoodstillphotography #nikonphotographer #nikonphotography #nikonlover #nikon #vaphotographer #shenandoahvalley #gustinmillersale #cowlovers #firstgenerationfarmers #farmers #registeredangus #blackangus #angus #vaangussale #growing #farm #homesweetfarm

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theurbanedgefarm

Featuring Kite Hawk Farms lettuce & tomatoes for a beautiful salad. #theurbanedge #farmstore #buyfreshbuylocal #womenwhofarm #buyfresh #buylocal #organic #firstgenerationfarmers

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bearmeadowsmilkmaid

Merry moos.

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theurbanedgefarm

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eatlocalgreybruce

#Repost @buff.ca • • • • • Check out our #bigrockbison herd before all of this snow arrived. Happy to show the health and beauty of our #bison herd and our lands. #rotationalgrazing #allaboutthatgrass #farmlife #firstgenerationfarmers footage and editing by @shouldicemedia @shouldice.293 @wilder_74

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evergrowingfarm

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mr.bio_dynamic

When she asks if your neat and tidy 😁 @st.simonsfarm with Moses Kashem @mosesgrowsit #organic #supportlocal #firstgenerationfarmers #whosyourfarmer #herewegrow

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firstgenerationfarmers

Our partner @theurbanedgefarm Store is featuring Kite Hawk Farms of Brentwood’s lettuce. @kitehawkfarms is owned by beginning farmers Lindsey & Sean McCord. The store will be open from Thursday through the Wednesday before Thanksgiving with our freshest organic vegetables for your Thanksgiving table. #firstgenerationfarmers #organic #theurbanedge #farmstore #buylocal #buyfreshbuylocal #buyfresh

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evergrowingfarm

Handsome fella ❤️ • I never would have imagined enjoying keeping ducks as much as I do! Muscovy Ducks are not only beautiful birds, they’re also awesome pest controllers, fierce protectors, gentle members of the flock, fair layers, super quiet, and (trigger warning) absolutely delicious. I’ve not raised another breed so I can’t give you comparisons, but if you’re looking to begin or diversify your flock, I can’t recommend these guys enough ❤️ . . . . #thinkglobalchooselocal #ducks #muscovyducks #ducksofinstagram #backyardpoultry #backyardpoultrymag #raisingducks #earthdayeveryday #eatlocal #noplanetb #localfoodfirst #golocal #localfirst #locavore #eatlocalgrown #homegrown #growyourown #diversifiedfarming #firstgenerationfarmers #farmtotable #sustainablefood #knowitorgrowit #nofarmsnofood #organic #farmscene #locallygrown #newmexico #knowyourfood #nothingisordinary

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itsmatt_craig

"take my picture on this pile of wood"

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hobby_house_farm

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triple_j_pastures_llc

It has been snowy & chilly in the Kingdom. We’re forecasted for more of the same making outdoor projects challenging. Needless to say, winter is HERE. #vermont #firstgenerationfarmers #northeastkingdomvt #triplejpastures

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welcerfarms

Something about turning 40. I’ve got all kinds of thoughts. But to my Farm. I didn’t realize what I was I wanting to do in life and then I found you. A First Generation Farmer starting at 33. That f**king snake vertebrate necklace I bought in NOLA in 2012. I “shed all that skin” to later that year become a Farmer. That necklace disappeared into my hunting clothes, out into the woods. I retraced my steps but never did find it. And I was left with you @welcerfarms We have danced, cheered, bloodied ourselves, laughed, cried (happy and sad tears), stumbled, fallen, gotten back up, fallen, thought to turn around, sat in awe of what this has all become. And GROWN, at my pace, at my direction. So many people have pushed this along from employees, work for food folks and just good people. All the Chefs, that’s a different post, but they are awesome and I can’t say thank you enough. Family, friends, strangers to name a few more. My largest Garlic crop ever is planted and like each year, many possibilities abound from my “one foot in front of the other” approach. 2019 is going to be pretty Garlic E. It gets a bit hectic at times but the Farm has not outgrown it resources and I haven’t fallen flat on my face. It’s not a full-time living, yet, but it’s a full-time way to live. It’s a bit more healthful than the old me. Thank you Farm. #welcerfarms #firstgenerationfarmers #localfood #farmsohard #covercrop #firstgenerationfarmer #michiganfarm #dearfarmletters #garlic #needtobemorehealthy #workinprogress #farmers #letterstoyoungfarmers #slowfood

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reneeeast63

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prospectfarm

The only reason we are able to farm and build a house and keep some level of sanity is because of this guy right here, Colin. He also plays a mean guitar, writes timeless songs and has a buttery voice. Brother, never leave us. Love, Meryl & Lane

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frogsongfarmcbd

Lead extractor Reid Adams usually spends his farm days tending to the processes that transform our raw hemp flower into full-spectrum CBD extract. This takes skill, patience, precision, and a high level of respect for the plants. It’s also common to find Reid driving the tractor, debudding flowers with Brett, or taking a much deserved break in the kitchen to snack on some vegetable hash a cup of coffee. Thanks @reidstuartadams for all you do! #frogsongfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #soiltenders #covercropping #reidstheman #manyhats #farmlife #oregonsunshine #novemberinoregon #willamettevalley #growgoodthings #cbdextraction #ethanolextraction #distillation #cannabidiol #seedtoshelf #farmdirect #communitysupportedhemp #knowyourfarmer

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frogsongfarmcbd

This is Brett, lead grower for Frogsong Farm. Brett studied soil sciences at OSU and spends most of his work days tending to the hemp plants, processing the hemp plants, and coming up with ways to grow even better hemp plants. He also runs our Shemanski and PSU market booths, and does it all with a smile on his face! #firstgenerationfarmers #frogsongfarm #shopsmalleveryday #cbdtincture #portlandfarmers #psufarmersmarket #knowyourfarmer #knowyourcbd #hempfarming #cannabidiol #locallygrown #locallymade #crafthemp #wholeflower #fullspectrumcbd

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evergrowingfarm

There’s just something about a big bowl of apples that makes my heart sing ❤️ • We have so many apples in storage I’m beside myself with excitement and overwhelm! And so, on my To Do list currently is making sauce and dehydrated chips, apple pies and cider, cookies and cakes. Not all today, of course, but soon and for the foreseeable future 🍎 • What’s you favorite thing to make with a big ol’ bowl of yummy apples? . . . . #anappleaday #apples #woodbowl #bakingseason #weekendbaking #fallbaking #bakingtherapy #loveourplanet #eatlocal #eatclosetohome #fromtheland #locallove #localfirst #eatlocalgrown #farmhouse #farmhousehappy #naturalhome #instagramhomesteaders #simplefood #inthekitchen #onmytable #knowitorgrowit #firstgenerationfarmers #farmfresh #farmtotable #eattheseasons #seasonaleating #eatlocalgrown #knowitorgrowit #abundance

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loseit2moveit

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welcerfarms

Planted the last of my Garlic that I wanted to get in today. Cloves and a bunch of Bulbils. Look at the roots on the Garlic I planted 15 days ago. Garlic, it’s all of you and me kid. Tomorrow you meet Snow and Slush! #garlic #welcerfarms #localfood #garlicroots #patience #9monthcrop #michiganfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #garlicfarmer

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evergrowingfarm

Breeding Season is in full swing and we have our fingers crossed that young Draco was able to seal the deal with Mama Mello and Ethel in October while his Papa Ricky had a date with Lucy yesterday. As luck would have it, if they are in fact all bred, we’ll have a good month of kidding next spring. Not ideal, but how their cycles fell this fall so 🤷🏻‍♀️ . . . . #buck #breedingseason #blueeyedboy #dairygoats #goatherd #goat #goats #goatsofinstagram #handsomeboy #nigeriandwarfgoat #farmanimals #farmlife #homestead #homesteading #hobbyfarm #hobbyfarming #abundance #grateful #lifeisbeautiful #livestock #simpleliving #natureisbeautiful #farmscene #instagramersnm #iamcountryside #smallfarm #minifarm #familyfarm #firstgenerationfarmers

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longview_garlic

🙏Thank you and cheers! 🍸 The last post in my series on the flavour profile and characteristics of the key garlic groups available in Australia🌱 The other day I was totally engaged by a post by fellow garlic grower @ghostlygarlic showing a drink created using a clove of garlic as the garnish (instead of an olive). It was a Canadian take on a Bloody Mary, with Clamato juice, vodka and all. I’d like friends like that 😊 Garlic has long been used in drinks as part of a health tonic. Before I discovered sweet garlic, which I now pop like vitamins, I regularly made a homemade tonic. However a virus earlier this year got me desperate to relieve a sore throat (the doc had been consulted). All you do is pop a good spoonful into an in-cup tea strainer, pour over hot water as and when you need it. Recipe: 2-3 x unwaxed lemons sliced, with peel on 1-2 x cloves of garlic sliced 10cm x piece of ginger sliced, skin on (I love this so I use more) 1/2 x teaspoon of cayenne pepper Place all ingredients in a glass jar, cover with honey, mix well and store in the fridge. Now to the last garlic group to celebrate. The Silverskin group is liked by chefs with the best versions having sweet to spicy hot flavours and a strong aroma and the worst are sulphurously uncomplex and unpleasant. This is one group that is typically supplied processed as it is hard to peel. Key cultivars: Lokalen, Rose du Var, Italian Red (not to be confused with the Turbans) Availability: Fresh bulbs available (post curing) April-May. Keeps: Long storage life of 12+ months Flavours: Raw flavours are hot and very garlicky. Sautéed to a crisp brings out its strongest garlic flavour but not as hot as when raw. It turns a creamy texture when roasted with a bit of an earthy flavour. Best versions: This group grow best in warm climates with mild winters which suggests WA, NSW near Sydney and SA. #repost #localgarlic #australiangarlic #locallovely #knowyourfarmers #localfarms #whereyourfoodcomesfrom #smallscalefarming #zerofoodmiles  #localproducers #canberramums #seasonalproduce  #canberraregion #firstgenerationfarmers

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triple_j_pastures_llc

Enjoying some squash scraps & mostly cloudy day 👍🏽🐽 . #triplejpastures #youngfarmers #firstgenerationfarmers #vermont #pigsofinstagram #pig

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triple_j_pastures_llc

Her name is Juniper. Once the rain lets up we’ll be able to play with the new addition. #newtoy #tractor #firstgenerationfarmers #triplejpastures #kioti #kiotitractor

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firstgenerationfarmers

FGF chard will be in @theurbanedgefarmstore 2017 Walnut Blvd Brentwood Thursday through Sunday 9 to 4. Along with bok choi, tomatoes, peppers, chilis, eggplant, winter squash & more. #firstgenerationfarmers #theurbanedge #farmstore #buylocal #buyfreshbuylocal #buyfresh

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firstgenerationfarmers

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evergrowingfarm

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triple_j_pastures_llc

Give a big oink hello to our new members! We’re still trying to figure out the fence. However, friends stay close to stay warm. #pughutsaywhat #triplejpastures #pigfarm #homestead #farmhouse #firstgenerationfarmers

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firstgenerationfarmers

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triple_j_pastures_llc

On yet another rainy day we were able to see how our Brook was holding up. It’s starting to look like a stream. Guess it’s work inside season 🤷🏽‍♀️ . Mother Nature show us the way! #triplejpastures #farmhouse #raindayonthefarm #firstgenerationfarmers

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evergrowingfarm

The last of the garlic went in the ground this morning! We rounded out our Inchelium Red planting with a bit of Russian Red from @revolutionfarm. We now have just over 300 cloves in ground which should get us through next year with (hopefully) enough seed left over that we won’t have to purchase any for the 2020 crop! Fingers crossed 🤞🏻 . . . . #redrussiangarlic #garlicplanting #sopretty #thinkglobalchooselocal #earthdayeveryday #eatlocal #noplanetb #fromtheland #localfirst #eatlocalgrown #lesbianfarmers #queerswhofarm #countryqueers #morningscenes #instagramhomesteaders #inmyhand #growwhereyouareplanted #iamcountryside #homegrown #garden #growyourown #familyfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #sustainablefood #knowitorgrowit #nofarmsnofood #farmscene #sustainable #newmexico #thehappygardeninglife

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aravaipa_creekside_growers

Throwback to four years ago when we broke ground on the farm. We just had a tiller, a few rakes and a vision. #breakingground #marketgarden #firstgenerationfarmers #aravaipa #smallfarm

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triple_j_pastures_llc

This is the first time seeing the sun in about 8 days 🙀 It has been very wet ☔️ . We were able to get hay 🙌🏾 for animal housing and clean up the yard a little. Hope everyone is having a fantastic Sunday! 🌞 #triplejpastures #firstgenerationfarmers #farmhouse #farmlife #workhardplayhard #haygirlhay #farmhumor #vermont #northcountry

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feathersandfruit

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firstgenerationfarmers

OPENINGS for GOAT 🐐 YOGA tonight Nov 2 @5:30. Eventbrite listed Baby Goat Yoga. #firstgenerationfarmers #babygoatyoga #goatyoga #yoga

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freshapproachbayarea

Where was this apple grown? 🍎⛰️⠀ Who picks those collard greens? 🌿👩‍🌾⠀ Were these tomatoes sprayed with pesticides? 🍅☠️⠀ We get asked these questions every day at our Mobile Farmers' Market stops - and our team members are always ready with an answer!⠀ Fresh Approach is committed to bringing you the highest quality, local (within 200 miles of the Bay Area), and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables. 🌽 We source produce from small-scale, minority, women, and beginning farmers who are committed to equitable and fair labor practices. 👨🏿‍🌾👩🏽‍🌾 And we strive to carry produce that meets the cultural and economic preferences of our customers, at a price that’s sustainable for both you AND the farmer. 🥑🌶️⠀ 👉 Learn more about how we source our produce on the blog (link in bio!)⠀ .⠀ .⠀ {photo from our friends at @firstgenerationfarmers, where we source produce for our East Bay routes!}⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #freshapproach #farmersmarket #mobilefarmersmarket #thankafarmer #eatlocal #californiagrown #bayareabites #bayareagrown #dontpanicitsorganic #firstgenerationfarmers #sustainablefarming #farmtotable #locallygrown #supportlocalfarmers #womenwhofarm #supportlocal #greenliving #kaleyeah

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evergrowingfarm

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broadleafacres

It's not quite Friday but I thought I should attempt an introduction! I'm Angie, the person behind the squares for our farm, Broadleaf Acres. We have a twelve acre postage stamp right in the middle of conventional farmland in Pennsylvania. We moved here three years ago and at that point in time I don't believe any of us had ever picked up a chicken before. 😂 We weren't raised in farming families and everything we've learned has come from books and kind farmers who are willing to help guide us. . We raise Katahdin sheep to help improve our pastures and for meat. We also keep Ancona ducks for eggs, guineas for entertainment, and two Nigerian dwarf goats for milk (hopefully!). This season we raised over 300 chickens and a handful of turkeys. We also attempt no-till gardening and thanks to my husband, we plant a LOT of trees. 😑 This was our first year going to market and we had a small CSA pick-up from the farm. We survived it and I'd even venture to say that we enjoyed it. 😏 . I love making soap and crocheting. These hobbies fill the winter months when I hide out at home. Kellan works as a pharmacist at the local hospital and I homeschool our two kiddos, Adler & Bennett. . I don't remember ever being so busy or exhausted, but I'm thankful to live here and the rewards far outweigh the work. I hope to share more soon on our goals as a family and as a business. I love the homesteading community I've found here on IG. I always find motivation, encouragement, and even help when I need it most. Feel free to ask me anything else you might be curious about! ❤️

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firstgenerationfarmers

What’s new @theurbanedgefarm Thursday thru Sunday 9 to 4 2017 Walnut Blvd Brentwood #firstgenerationfarmers #theurbanedge #farmstore #organic #buylocal #buyfresh #buyfreshbuylocal

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broadleafacres

Owning sheep is a lot of fun, until it's not. 😑 We moved fence for two days before vacation to have the animals close to the house and in large paddocks. We realized too late that we were playing with fire having the rams close to the ewes. They've always respected the fence and up until now we haven't had a single issue. Well about 12 hours before we had planned to come home they decided they'd just go for it, and over the fence they went. We planned to put Big Mac (you know that really great ram we got a few months ago) in today for April lambs. I suppose we'll still have some April lambs, but they won't all be his. 😵 Things don't always work out the way we plan and there's plenty of "learning opportunities" along the way. A huge thank you to our farm sitter @perrinally and her entire family for wrangling sheep and getting them out before we could get home. What a crazy day it has been.

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farmstockny

Where we’re going, we don’t need roads. #backtothefuturewisdom Frosty October can’t keep us down! We will be growing all fall/winter - I want you to take the “no salad from Florida” pledge. No offense sunshine state, you’re pretty far from us and we like our greens at their optimal nutrition and freshness, but that Mickey Mouse guy is TOPS. Who has a winter farmer’s market they would like to see us at?! Sorry Kingston, we were put on the waitlist, but you can always come to @outdatedcafe on fridays for some coffee, kale and conversation :) #popupfarmersmarket #coffeeandkale #greenhousegrowing #kingston #firstgenerationfarmers #fourseasongrowing

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theurbanedgefarm

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evergrowingfarm

We got our garlic in the ground today! Not what we intended to do today, but as with most farm chores, one thing led to the next and then the next again and again until the day was done! 🤷🏻‍♀️ Oh, but what a wonderful day it was that led us to making some decisions about the chickens, establishing next year’s garden, and sticking some seeds into the soil! ✨ I’m exhausted and sore and so very grateful for my hard working wife and our amazingly cooperative girl who plowed ahead and made today not only productive but absolutely wonderful 💗 . . . . #homegrown #garden #garlicplanting #incheliumred #garlic #lesbianfarmers #queerswhofarm #queerfarmers #countryqueers #queersinnature #growyourown #familyfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #farmtotable #letsgetseasonal #knowitorgrowit #nofarmsnofood #organic #heirloom #farmscene #sustainable #newmexico #knowyourfood #flashesofdelight #nourishyourkids #kidsinnature #outdoorfun #ournaturedays #farmkid #momswithcameras

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evergrowingfarm

We’re burning one (of the many) piles of brush on the property today in order to clear the way for what will be 2019’s Kitchen Garden! This pile also happens to be where we’ve been keeping the chickens for the past few months so they’re moving out of their run and into the orchard where they’ll be set up for the winter (and beyond). ✨ . . . . #farmchores #burnpile #fallcleanup #farmlife #october #fallchores #yellowleaves #smoke #light #sunshine #instagramhomesteaders #agameoftones #myview #whatisee #gardenplanning #homegrown #kitchengarden #growyourown #smallfarm #minifarm #familyfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #farmtotable #seasonalproduce #sustainablefood #letsgetseasonal #eatlocalgrown #knowitorgrowit #nofarmsnofood

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firstgenerationfarmers

Every child who comes to The Urban Edge Farm Store in costume Saturday & Sunday gets a FREE Mini Pumpkin. Also Buy One Jack o Lantern get one FREE! 2017 Walnut Blvd. Brentwood. #theurbanedge #firstgenerationfarmers #jackolantern #organic #buylocal #buyfreshbuylocal #buyfresh #knowyourfarmer #pumpkin #wintersquash

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frogsongfarmcbd

What does "Seed-to-Shelf" mean? Simply put, it means we're more than a hemp farm; we grow and produce your CBD oil ourselves. This is extremely rare in the CBD industry. With so many unknowns regarding quality, hemp sourcing, extraction solvents, company ethics, purity and potency, consumers want clarity. It's extremely important to us to have control over how our precious hemp is handled and how our CBD is produced... why else bother growing such exceptional hemp? . . We're fortunate to have a brilliant, diversely skilled team that personally handles growing, harvest, extraction, distillation, production, marketing, sales, and customer service. (Down the road, our team will be growing; stay tuned!) . . Thanks for supporting Frogsong Farm. The benefit in knowing your farmer is that you can go straight to the source and find out: Our farm is pesticide free. Our plants are handled with care and appreciation. We use food grade organic cane ethanol for extraction. We choose the highest quality oils and ingredients for our topicals and tinctures. We are a Certified B Corp, which is a business demonstrating a commitment to doing good for people and the planet. Ask us anything. At the end of the day, we are a group of like-minded people on a mission to do right by our customers, our staff, and the Earth. #knowyourfarmer #seedtoshelf #verticallyintegrated #controlfreaks #inagoodway #bcorp #sustainableag #firstgenerationfarmers #hempdoneright #cbddoneright #ethanolextraction #croptober #hempyhalloween #ethicalbusiness #supportsmallfarms #supportsmallbusinesses #independentlyowned #wegrowit #wemakeit #communitysusupportedagrictult

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firstgenerationfarmers

The Urban Edge Farm Store is all decked out for fall. Open Thursday through Sunday 9 to 4. 2017 Walnut Blvd Brentwood CA. Home of @firstgenerationfarmers Watch for future local collaborations. #organic #theurbanedge #farmstore #firstgenerationfarmers #dontpanicitsorganic #buylocal #buyfresh #buyfreshbuylocal

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frogsongfarmcbd

And just like that, harvest is done! This is a major landmark in our growing year. More than marking a time for rest, harvest time represents a seasonal shift where our attention moves toward gently handling and processing all our precious hemp flowers. Fall and winter on the farm still call for a great deal of tending; consciously interacting with hemp is a year-round practice around here. PS: Anyone else getting an American Gothic vibe from these fellas? That sometimes happens when you ask for a photo before the morning coffee ritual has been completed. ;) #farmlife #firstgenerationfarmers #brothers #americangothic #butfirstcoffee #oregonhempfarming #supportfamilyfarms #supportindependentlyowned #croptober #choptober #crafthemp #organichemp #sustainablygrown #willamettevalley #lovewhatyoudo #vitaminsunshine #portlandbusiness #cbdoil #hempfortheplanet #handgrown

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evergrowingfarm

It rained for two days straight here which was both phenomenal and exhausting 😂 Don’t get me wrong, I am eternally grateful for the deep, soaking, aquifer filling rain...And two full cloudy days in a row is a bit much for this high desert dweller who thrives under the glorious sunshine and crisp blue skies. I’ll be soaking up a bit of both today while the ground and the animals dry up a bit too 💙 . . . . #aseasonalshift #embracingtheseasons #autumnfeels #autumnvibes #octoberdays #imperfectlyperfect #perfectlyimperfect #mymorningview #morningscenes #instagramhomesteaders #growwhereyouareplanted #countryliving #countrylife #home #farm #farming #farmlife #smallfarm #minifarm #familyfarm #firstgenerationfarmers #instagramersnm #newmexico #nothingisordinary #theartofslowliving #livecolorfully #flashesofdelight #skycandy #skylovers #sinpinchefiltro

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corvabellafarm

Exactly three years ago, this driveway was the only thing on our farm. Not a single fence post, T post, building, well, electricity, or even our house. We started our farm from scratch on purchased land. I’ve not lost sight of our dreams this entire three years… I’ve never worked so hard in my life, not even as a cosmetic formulator/small business owner for the prior twenty years, or as a young art director when in my early 20’s. Three years ago I was driving a little red mini cooper, and had clean clothes on most of the time. Ten years ago, I was working full time as a cosmetic formulator for my own small business, and wearing pretty dresses and makeup and heels almost every day. My how things change, it’s almost comical! Farming is what I love! Working with rare, heritage breeds and being a part of their conservation, while providing healthy, locally grown and sustainable food to my community… is what I love! if you’re having a hard time and struggling to get your farm started… I hear you! Keep going! Baby steps is how we’ve continued to make forward progress. Rest when you need to… you can take larger leaps of progress when you have your energy back. Don’t be afraid to say NO. Or to establish limits for what you’re capable of. We started off with pigs and chickens (at the time this photo was taken, our pigs and chickens were somewhere else), and we’ve dabbled in goats, turkeys, quail, rabbits and guineas. We finally settled on a single breed of chicken (Salmon Faverolles) and conservation breeding of a single type of swine (Kunekune pigs). We still have Meishan pigs, but for now are utilizing them with artificial insemination with other rare breeds, for meat crosses. Keep up the good fight. Keep farming. If I can do this as a single mom, with no family around, struggling most days to get through it all on my own, while homeschooling my son and still working as a cosmetic formulator as a second job… I know that you can do it too! I’m also 48 and starting to feel someone tired and rickety a lot of the time. #thisismystory #dreambig #startingafarm #startingafarmfromscratch #firstgenerationfarmers #iamamodernfarmer #womeninAg #womenwhofarm #ourfarm

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corvabellafarm

It’s so wonderful to have pigs running back here in the woods for the very first time since we moved to this land three years ago. A completely overgrown and untouched piece of land, without a single structure or speck of fencing. A forestry mulcher (Palmetto Site Solutions) came through this section last winter, pulverizing underbrush, privet, holly trees, downed branches and trunks… preparing the land for how it is today. The pigs will forage for acorns and hickory nuts and then we’ll plant this entire area with cool season plot mix, including cereal rye, winter wheat and oats. All very affordable options for a large area. By mid-winter, the pigs will be grazing a feast (as will the deer!). Sustainable farming and rotating animals through large areas, with netting and hog panels isn’t easy. It’s especially not easy on a virgin piece of land that you’re trying to carefully steward back into productivity. But nothing brings us quite more joy than seeing our pigs out here, and seeing our land come back to life. Purchasing land and starting a farm from scratch brings with it something that I’m not quite sure one can have when their land is inherited or easily gotten. This land means everything to me. I lost most of my savings in 2008 (I am 48 so this was catastrophic), then two months later, lost my Father. In 2010, a turbulent and short marriage ended, and in 2011, I lost my house due to that divorce. For five years, we struggled and we rented and I saved, and saved and saved…. then finally, we found this piece of land. And here we are. Farming, and loving it. #thisismystory #mothersonteam #firstgenerationfarmers #iamamoderanfarmer #womeninag #familyfarm #startingafarm #startingafarmfromscratch #realpigfarming #kunekunepigs #overcominghard#overcominghardships #believeinyourself #havefaith #thirdyearfarming #achievingourgoals #sustainablefarming #ethicallyraised #forestraisedpork #yeahthatgreenville #swamprabbit #certifiedSC #oconeegrown #walhallaSC

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ranchoroots

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catenafarm

So excited to finally have secured a piece of farmland to rent for the 2019 growing season! Now comes a lot of hard work. Oh...and a 5 month journey around South America... #catenafarm #firstgenerationfarmers #smallscalefarming #travellingbones #cantwait #soniceskippingwinter

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firstgenerationfarmers

Beginning farmer Aidan approves these turnips 👌 these will be available in the next few weeks #firstgenerationfarmers #damnitfeelsgoodyobeafarmer #dontpanicitsorganic #turnips #turnipforwhat #organic #californiagrown #farmlove

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itsmatt_craig

If you want something build it.

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farmstockny

Fractions were never my strong suit... this lemon balm is 1/64th of what we have to dehydrate for your tea loving taste buds. Coming soon to a farmers market near you... organically grown, harvested, dehydrated and bagged so you can take in all that is this nervine herb. #nowaste #organictea #lemonbalm #herbalist #nervineherbs #farmersmarket #firstgenerationfarmers

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triple_j_pastures_llc

In the middle of a couple projects and the curious chickens want to know what it is - wouldn’t you like to know 😉 #triplejpastures #firstgenerationfarmers #fallprojects #vermontfall #vermontlife #vermontfamilyfarms

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firstgenerationfarmers

All Jack o Lantern pumpkins are Buy one Get one FREE at The Urban Edge Farm Store Thursday thru Sunday 9 to 4 @ 2017 Walnut Blvd and everyday all day @ our always open honor system farm stand 1230 Delta Rd. 🎃🤡😈👹🎃👺👽👻💀🤖🎃 #firstgenerationfarmers #buylocal #buyfresh #buyfreshbuylocal #pumpkins #jackolantern #theurbanedge #farmstore #farmstand #organic #happyhalloween #halloween #halloweenpumpkin

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broadleafacres

There's nothing glamorous here, but this is us 90% of the time. 😏 Today was our last market day of the year and we came home to plant garlic and move sheep. These boys are always with us. Sometimes they help and sometimes they go exploring. Tonight we were gifted a beautiful sunset and decided to get some pictures. ❤️

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