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...on an old documentary on television about a 75-year-old farmer and blues musician in Texas. He had been born in 1895 and...out of the room."Get back here and look at this! Those farmers are rolling off barbed wire from a reel on a lead pipe. And...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-10
Community
Sterling farmer works to open an organic grocery store

...the Central Kenai Peninsula. "I was a farmer and a beekeeper in a past life," Sackett...Twenty years later he calls himself a farmer again. Standing beside a garden bed with...said. "No one teaches you how to be a farmer," Sackett said. "It is a work in progress...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-13/doing-the-dirty-work-what-it-takes-t
News
An Outdoor View: On being a foodie

...Flakes with a quart of milk, a quarter-cup of brown sugar and a quart of canned raspberries. Our milk came straight from a farmer, and it was about 20 percent cream. I was six feet tall, still growing, and didn't have an ounce of fat.The Dairy Queen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-10-09/an-outdoor-view-on-being-a-foodi
Outdoors
Illinois author, Marilyn Alice Tuckman, loves pumpkins

...one end of the road, we had a swamp, and at the other end, a cornfield," she says. Her father was a machinist, not a farmer. "We didn't go to a farm for pumpkins. We went to the gas station," Tuckman says. "They'd have huge piles of pumpkins...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-10-07-3
Food
In quietness and trust is your strength

A farmer had been working all day in his barn pitching...hay was, well, pretty useless. As the farmer began to leave the barn, he heard his grandkids...near by. He then had a grand idea. The farmer wandered over to the kids and said, "I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/religion/2014-09-18/in-quietness-and-trust
Religion

...rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could...The FDA's new proposals would allow farmers to meet water quality standards more easily...peanuts and cantaloupe against the needs of farmers who are new to such regulations has been...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-20-0
Community
High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market

The Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd offers an abundance...Chaga and all the produce now being offered by visiting the Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank from 3:00-6:00pm.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-07-28/high-tunnel-gardening-featured-a
Dispatch

...temporarily renting 14,000 acres from rice farmers and flooding them just long enough to...percent of the state's wetlands. Rice farmers - who flood their fields in winters to...them hard.Normally, the state's rice farmers would have 250,000 to 300,000 acres...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/ellen-knickmeyer/2014-09-13
What's Happening

...library. Kids need to bring their favorite adult. ? The Farmers Fresh Market is open every Tuesday, 3-6 p.m., in the...activity booth. For updates on what is in season, see the Farmers Fresh Market page on Facebook. Interested vendors can contact...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-09-24/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Trash and treasure

...all remember ration tokens and stamps, and not being able to buy sugar. Gasoline was at a premium unless your family were farmers and the worst thing you could be accused of was "hoarding." We understood "recycle" before it became "repurpose." We...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-20/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-tra
Community

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