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Farmers Market Friends: Congratulations !! You are participating one of the most successful experiments in the reclamation and preservation of local foodstream in our nation today. The Rhode Island Agricultural Partnership is composed of a group of dedicated professionals with a single goal – planning and executing the future vision for healthy productive farmland and [...]
Hello Farmers Market Friends: . I hope you are well and ready for spring. The ground is softening up and I’m busy building rabbit pasture pens and new project – a mobile chicken pen for the Chariho Middle School garden. The chickens will be the weeding and fertilizing crew in the aisles between the rows.
Hello Farmers Market Friends: I’ve been buried in the RI Spring Flower and Garden Show at the Convention Center in Providence for the last 8 days. Various landscape companies and non-profit groups install a series of horticultural stage sets and walk-through gardens that tell a story or speak to a garden design theme in a [...]
Hello Farmers Market Friends: The Treaty Rock Farm family was pleased to learn this week that Chef Jon Cambra will be featuring our beef this coming Friday Feb. 18th at his weekly “Foodies and Farmers” program at Castle Hill Inn in Newport, RI.
Feeding the Animals that Feed Us Happy New Year Farmers Market Friends: I want to thank you all for enabling me to pursue a new direction in life and participate in the local food movement. My friend Marisa who works with the Dept of Ag division of DEM sent me this incredibly informative article [...]
Howdy Pardners: At Treaty Rock Farm we’re mighty proud of the fact that when the ranch hands at your spread are fixin’ to put on the feedbag they’ll find our 100% grass-fed, dry-aged beef on their plates. We’ve heard that fellas come in from Eagle Rock clear over to Devil’s Gulch when the chuck wagon bell starts to [...]
After finally watching “Food, Inc.” last weekend, I am more convinced than ever that the industrialization of our country’s protein stream and marginalization / extinction of small-scale farm production is one of the great evils of our time. This troubling societal shift has been enabled and approved by congressmen and government officials bought and paid [...]
My son and I attended an organizational meeting last evening for the RI Raised Livestock Association annual Fundraising Dinner to be called the Carnivores Carnival. Thought I would mention it since each of you who (1) value local natural seasonal food and (2) make the conscious choice of “mindful eating” would surely groove to this [...]
This week we had a litte SNAFU at the farm that caused us to lose power in one of our freezers. About 50 pounds of London broil and top round defrosted and had to be treated as fresh product. This was actually a blessing in disguise – under duress we sold most of it to [...]