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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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Looking forward to a Memorable Weekend

It’s the traditional start to Summer in the Midwest – Memorial Day Weekend – and it’s right around the corner.  Established to remember those American heros who died in war, it is also the first big holiday weekend of the … Continue reading

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Asparagus Season

Yup, it’s here again!  Asparagus season. The local harvest has started.  Sure, you can buy asparagus at the grocery store in the middle of winter, but it comes to you from halfway around the world.  Now is the season for … Continue reading

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Hello, Spring!

After a long and cold winter, and plenty of travel around the country to rejuvenate us, we’re back at home working on the farm. We’ve visited farm markets in Kentucky, South Carolina, Washington DC, Connecticut, and Hawaii, always looking for … Continue reading

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Calling All Sorghum Lovers!

After a long month of cutting, stacking, pressing and boiling sorghum, we are closing this 2017 growing season with a nice supply of locally grown, locally processed, healthful and natural sweetener.   Our first fall sorghum festival, held at the Merry … Continue reading

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Sweet Taste of Autumn Sorghum Festival

Our Sweet Taste of Autumn sorghum festival takes place next week, October 12 and 13, at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center’s Sustainable Farm, 4415 W CR 200 S in Noble County, just south of Wolf Lake, Indiana.  Merry Lea, is less … Continue reading

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Our Sorghum Project

Investigating the Possibilities of Cooperative Sorghum Syrup Production and Marketing for Strengthening Small Farm Sustainability in Northern Indiana is the official title of our project which has been funded by a grant from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) … Continue reading

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Where Did Summer Go This Year?

It seems we ask that question every year – where did the summer go?  But this year, for some reason, summer has been even busier, passing more quickly than usual.  It’s also been a very satisfying and fun summer – … Continue reading

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Summer’s in Full Swing at the Farm

Mid-June already and once again, we’re asking where the time is going this year!   The gardens are in, the Farmers Market is up and running in town, and our on-farm market days are underway each Tuesday and Thursday.  Lots … Continue reading

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We’re Open!

On April 25 we finally were able to open our farm stand/store for the season, and it’s been going well! Thanks to all our neighbors and friends who have been visiting us on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It took some serious … Continue reading

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