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Drowning in Cherry Tomatoes

Seems like cherry tomatoes are the first to ripen when we’re craving those big, round slicing fruits, and then they keep us busy picking all summer long. What to do with baskets of cherry tomatoes when you’ve snacked on as … Continue reading

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Aronia Berries Top Pick on the Farm in August

June speaks of strawberries here in the Midwest. August speaks of aronia berries here on the farm.  Never heard of aronia berries?  Here’s the scoop: Aronia berries, also called chokeberries, are native to North America but grown in many other … Continue reading

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It’s a Good Week

The sun is shining, it’s finally summer, what’s not to love?  It’s a good week. Although some ground is still puddled with stagnant water, the excessive rain that we’ve endured since April is drying up, leaving soil cracked and hard, … Continue reading

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It’s All About That Sweet Sweet Sorghum!

This has been a busy week here at Old Loon Farm.  Asparagus is in full growth mode, although the heavy rains we’ve had this month, coupled with the saturated soil, have made harvesting a bit of an extra chore.  We’re … Continue reading

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Enough Rain, Thank you!

It’s been a chilly and wet spring.  That could be the understatement of the year. The spring bulbs have finally flowered and the grass is growing so fast we may need to bale it.  Our sour cherry and pear trees … Continue reading

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Sorghum, Fruitcakes & More. It’s What’s IN STORE for You at Old Loon Farm

Fall brings with it such rich feelings! Chilly evenings, crackling fires, falling leaves and plentiful harvest are things that we never tire of, and actually welcome after and long and hot summer!  We’ve been busy on Old Loon Farm.  As … Continue reading

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A Memorable Summer

This summer has all but passed us by.  Busy hands make time fly, and that pretty much sums up what has happened here on Old Loon Farm.  We’ve been through planting, harvest, preserving and back to planting again.  It’s almost … Continue reading

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