out there

Chicken Tractor img_2459_inside_bins Questions for Your Farmer walking the line Dawn Story Cattle Strategy

thought for the day:

organic = sustainable

what customers are saying:

I left Countryside for cheaper, "All-Natural" feed. When my customers started COMPLAINING about the taste of my eggs I came back to Countryside!

— Better Feed Makes Better Eggs, Better Eggs Make Happier Customers

Careful with that Manure – Powerful Herbicides Persisting Into Garden Dirt

This one is for all the gardeners and the equestrians, too. Careful with that manure.

Livestock Conservancy Veterans Workshop

From Service to Stewardship A Workshop for Veterans on Farming with Heritage Breeds of Livestock and Poultry

June 6-7, 2014, Warrenton, VA

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension, The Livestock Conservancy, and the Farmer Veteran Coalition for a two-day intensive workshop that will help transform today’s veterans into tomorrow’s farmers!

Friday: Full-day classroom with local farmers Saturday: [...]

Happy Spring!

It has been a looooong winter. We feel your pain. We feel our pain. But it can’t last. It’s happening. Happy Spring!

Here are some great products to check out:

Organic Growing Mixes and Compost

A pasture forage like no other. A symphony of legumes, forbs and delicious herbs. Countryside’s famous Herbal Ley.

Countyside Organics [...]

Chicken Sustainability Project

Come out to the Richmond Home & Garden Show, February 28 – March 2 and see Pat Foreman and Lisa Dearden of Chickens and YOU. Pat and Lisa will be hosting a chicken adoption and Countryside Organics will be providing fresh, nutritious, Certified Organic, Soy-Free Poultry Starter Feed.

Here is a link to the Richmond [...]

Lespedeza Pellet Supply Exhausted for Season

This season’s supply of Lespedeza Pellets has run out. More as they are available. Thanks!

Good Dirt

Good Dirt. It’s big. It’s all the rage. Here are some links to recent NPR news on bacteria and biome related issues:

Exploring the Invisible Universe That Lives On Us And In Us

Getting Your Microbes Analyzed Raises Big Privacy Issues

Gut Bacteria Know Secrets About Your Future

Good dirt!