Tag Archives: Haymaker Farmers’ Market

Old School Strawberry Jam

I made it out to the pickin’ patch (aka Walnut Drive Gardens) Sunday morning and scored roughly 9lbs of sweet, glorious, Ohio strawberries. Mmm…. Diane and I decided that they were just too good to solely be used for jam so … Continue reading

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The first taste of summer!

Even though summer doesn’t technically start until June 21 many people mark the start of summer with Memorial Day Weekend. I do start to feel summery around then but the real mark of summer, for me anyways, is the arrival … Continue reading

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Spring!!

I thought it would neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeever get here! But it’s here! It’s here! And I love it. And I’d love share some of my favorite signs of spring around the farm. My very favorite spring flowers are lily of the valley. We have … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Tom 1

If you’ve followed the blog then you have likely followed the soap opera that is our turkey raising. We scored a tom (Turk) and a hen (JD) in the spring of 2013 from our pal Janee of High Mill Park … Continue reading

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Chicken Party!

I already told you all about sending our birds to the slaughterhouse. Mike and I can both say, without hesitation, that it was the best $70 we’ve probably ever spent! A million times better than spending a weekend butchering at … Continue reading

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Bye, bye birdie….

Somehow we ended up with way too many birds – roos, spent layers, a broiler that we should’ve butchered a couple of months ago. Selling eggs at the market is an expensive hassle, feed isn’t cheap (especially for roosters who … Continue reading

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The more things change, the more they change.

Since we started selling our jams and jellies several years ago we have prided ourselves on kickin’ out old school jams without commercial pectin. Sure-Jell and similiar products make jamming easy but they also give you a jam that is … Continue reading

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