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rick stevenson
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  • Hancock, ME
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Home meat production
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We'll be "harvesting" our hog this weekend and I was wondering if anyone out there has stories to share about home meat production. We've been out of the CAFO loop for a few years now. I'd love to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pat Johnson Aug 2, 2010.

squash bugs
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Jeepers, I got the things coming out of my ears! I'm looking for ideas for control, we lost a significant part of our cucurbit harvest this year. I rotate every year but with only about 600 square…Continue

Tags: bugs, Squash

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick stevenson Oct 1, 2009.


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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
100% Homegrown
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dirt farmin' papa
A bit about me:
My wife and I live with our two boys on a minifarm in coastal Maine trying to squeeze as much food out of the ground as possible. We raise pigs, turkeys, chickens for eggs and meat and angora goats. We sell transplants in the spring and veggies all summer. Mostly we EAT what we grow....
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
fresh pork chops and braised chard........yummm
Currently reading:
animal vegetable miracle (again) Barbara Kingsolver
Currently listening to:
Leon Russell's album "Carny"... it never gets old
My latest DIY project:
leaf shredder from an old Shop-Vac motor and a five-gallon bucket. (God bless the inventer of the five gallon bucket)
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At 10:54am on September 29, 2009, Cornelia said…
Hi Rick,
Welcome to HOMEGROWN! Your blog is irresistible - the photos - delectable! Looking forward to hearing more from you and your coastal farm. Good luck with the squash bugs!

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