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Habits of Growth and Productivity - Journal of an Orchardist
2/19/2020 - 2:26:46 PM
by Clair Kauffman
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Habits of Growth and Productivity - Journal of an OrchardistA year ago, Clair Kauffman, our orchard manager, shared some insights regarding work in a fruit orchard. His comments (below and here) sprung from the work they were doing with a section of Nittany apple trees. They were proving to be “unruly and unproductive.” To discover how things have progressed... Read More
The 3Ps of 2020
2/4/2020 - 9:42:53 AM
by Jeff Pauls
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The 3Ps of 2020Photo Jeff PaulsWhoever you are, whatever you’re doing, wherever you live--Happy New Year to you! Speaking of home, the above photo is where I live now. (I’m on my way somewhere; can’t remember where exactly.) Pictures from last year got me thinking about family. Of course, once you do that, all kin... Read More
Wintertime in the Orchard
1/22/2020 - 10:27:05 AM
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Wintertime in the OrchardFrosty the Snowman, Jack Frost, Old Man Winter, Ice Queen, Frozen, The Long Winter.. there is a long list of names and stories to go along with winter each year, and each has it’s own story about the cold outside. This is the time of year we are hunkering down over the worst part of the cold weather... Read More
Welcome to 2020!
1/8/2020 - 1:18:35 PM
by Jeff q
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New Year
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Welcome to 2020!Another year has passed and we are saying hello to a new year. May it be one full of love and growth for you and yours. May gratefulness be our guide this year. And may God be praised. Psalm 104Maker of Heaven and EarthBy Cecil Frances AlexanderAll things bright and beautiful, All creatures great an... Read More
Christmas in Lancaster County
12/10/2019 - 10:42:13 AM
by Intro by Brian D.
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Christmas in Lancaster CountyAs Christmas quickly approaches, we are inundated with balancing work, family, and the true meaning of Christmas. “It is the happiest season of all!” I totally agree with decorating, parties, get-together, preparing foods, and gift giving but we must remember it is the season worth celebrating again... Read More
Warm Vanilla Cider Recipe
12/4/2019 - 12:00:31 PM
by Brian D.
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Warm Vanilla Cider RecipePerfect for a cold fall/winter night, with whipped cream and Honeyed Walnuts, this drink is like a dessert. Recipe Summary Yield: Makes 6 Ingredients 6 cups fresh Kauffmans Apple Cider 2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar 2 Bags Kauffmans Mulled Apple Spice 1 vanilla bean (split and scraped) 6 ounc... Read More
Thanksgiving Part 2 of 2
11/26/2019 - 12:59:03 PM
by Intro by Brian D.
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Thanksgiving Part 2 of 2A few years ago the tradition of Thanksgiving dinner fell onto my plate. I went from going to a relatives house with a veggie dish to cooking a complete meal for 18 people. I was terrified to say the least. I always considered myself a decent cook but I had ALOT on the line. I asked my mother, my mo... Read More
Thanksgiving Part 1 of 2
11/19/2019 - 11:09:03 AM
by Brian D.
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Thanksgiving Part 1 of 2 So Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and as we all know Thanksgiving is the one day we’re supposed to focus on what we have, and not what we want but don’t have, as we do usually. Not that it always works like this, but still, I like the meaning. We’ll never stop wanting more, but if we don’... Read More
Landis Valley Farm Museum | Holiday Events
11/12/2019 - 12:06:01 PM
by Jeff Pauls
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Landis Valley Farm Museum | Holiday EventsThe holidays are a great time in Lancaster County. Scroll down to take a look at some of the events Landis Valley Farm Museum has scheduled for November and December. Web: Landis Valley Museum Phone: 717.569.0401Classes available: November: Needle Tatting (Nov 9), Needle Felting (Nov 16), Basics of ... Read More
The Core of the Issue
10/29/2019 - 4:10:44 PM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
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The Core of the IssueNikolai ChernichenkoThe Core of the MatterA semi-sometimes feature. A compilation of sayings (and random greetings)-- original, old, half-baked (like the title), and/or finished. (Oh, and plenty of parentheses). Points for knowing (guessing) which is which.Whether fair or foulDon't make it more than... Read More

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