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Hope springs eternal

Posted on May 14, 2009 at 11:13 AM Comments comments (0)
Springtime brings with it much anticipation and hope. We have planted our spring gardens and are patiently waiting for the time when we can start harvesting the delicate spring vegetables. We have also begun the task of tilling, and planting of the summer gardens. A host of potatoes, tomatoes, cabbages, corn, carrots, and lettuces have been planted. We also have pumpkins, squash and other root vegetables in the ground. Soon we will plant the flowers we use as natural insect repellents as well... Read Full Post »

A Farmer's Prayer

Posted on March 21, 2009 at 12:48 PM Comments comments (0)

              

Grant me the SERENITY I whisper in the darkness of the predawn hour here in the sleepy little town of Sugarcreek. I force my eyes to open and will my body to get up and face yet another day of uncertainty. One foot in front of t...

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Winds of Change

Posted on March 11, 2009 at 10:13 AM Comments comments (0)
We awoke again this morning to the howling winds barreling across the pastures. A brisk wind that cleanses the atmosphere while it tosses around everything in its path. The early morning songs of the peepers and birds were almost all but drowned out by the roaring wind, but if you listened carefully you could hear them. The winds of change have also swept through our lives as the government officials continually take out their magic pens and sign into legislation bills they have no money to pay ... Read Full Post »

The sweetest flowers ever

Posted on March 9, 2009 at 10:06 AM Comments comments (0)
Well, I can see by my last post that it has been awhile. Sprintime is hectic for us, but I wanted to update you on what is new here. I am STILL trying to get the website up and running. So, I thought I'd work on updating the blog 1st and go from there. This morning the Northwest winds were roaring across the pastures as we awoke ending the warmth we had felt over the past few days. It had been warm enough to coax the birds and the spring peepers into song. It also sent the farm animals into the... Read Full Post »

Getting things done

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 1:42 PM Comments comments (0)
Still working on the site and trying to get it updated. It's taking a little longer than I expected . The weather's getting a little warmer and there will be a lot to do outdoors soon. It will be time to plant and then time to harvest. We re-roofed the garage last year and the barn looks like it needs some work as well. It seems like somethig always needs to be done. The farm is a work in progress....much like life itself.

New Beginings

Posted on January 2, 2009 at 4:55 PM Comments comments (2)

Greetings from Double R Farm!

We are a small family  farm in Sugarcreek, Ohio. We have been selling our farm made products, and plants locally in Sugarcreek, Ohio as well as on the internet through Local Harvest. We have decided to create our own website, so here goes... We know it will be a challange at first, but we are looking forward to the experience. Not exactly sure were we are headed, but we are  hoping the journey will be  a  learning experience, and w...

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