Provender News

Here’s What’s Happening in July

July 17th 2017

-from the desk of Vicki Reich, Interim Executive Director What’s Happening?  The Conference is happening!  On-line registration (yes, on-line registration!) opens this Wednesday July 19th.  It’s a pretty exciting moment in my world and I hope it is in yours. The conference packet will be available in PDF format on the same day (I’d publish it today but I’m still waiting on a couple of last minute descriptions and it looks kind of messy right now).  If you are as [Read More]

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A Guide to Sustainable Farmland Investing – Healing People and the Planet

July 17th 2017

Article originally published in the GreenMoney eJournal (June 2017). More on GreenMoney at- www.GreenMoney.com A Guide to Sustainable Farmland Investing – Healing People and the Planet by David Miller, Co-founder and CEO, Iroquois Valley Farms We at Iroquois Valley Farms are pleased to announce a new corporate entity as we begin our 11th season of operations. In 2007 when we started the company, our idea was simple – growing healthy foods on organic soils would be good business. We are [Read More]

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Raspberry Ice Cream

July 17th 2017

Our raspberry bush is going crazy! We are overwhelmed by berries.  I’ve made muffins and pie and sprinkled them on salad and oatmeal. But there is no better way to show off fresh summer fruit than a batch of home made ice cream. Raspberry Ice Cream Makes 1 quart 3 c. raspberries ½ c. sugar, plus more to taste fresh squeezed lemon juice (optional) 1 ½ c. whole milk (preferably not ultra pasteurized) 1 ½ c. heavy cream (preferably not [Read More]

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Monthly Pest Solutions from Sprague

July 17th 2017

Questions from Curious Customers  We found German cockroaches in the locker room of our Organic certified plant. Can we use pesticides to get rid of them? It’s important never to just apply a pesticide, but also to inspect, monitor, and resolve any sanitation issues. You want to first find out – is the locker room part of your Organic program? If yes, follow the guidelines laid out for pest management in your organic plant, which means focusing first on non-chemical [Read More]

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