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Thanksgiving Part 1 of 2
11/19/2019 - 11:09:03 AM
by Brian D.
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
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
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
Fall means Caramel Apples!
10/22/2019 - 10:25:22 AM
by Intro by Brian D.
Fall means Caramel Apples!Cold weather means Fire Places, Fire Pits, Fall Fests and more. What better way to celebrate Fall evenings than to treat the family to Caramel Apples. Bargain Bin Apples are in full effect here at the store in Bird In Hand. Plus all of other ingredients you could need are inside the store as well. E... Read More
Thinking about others is an art. It can be learned.
10/15/2019 - 12:21:00 PM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
Thinking about others is an art.  It can be learned.Consider this story from Inc. Remember, a business should serve people. People are important, not our busyness.By Chris Matyszczyk Owner, Howard Raucous LLC @ChrisMatyszczykAbsurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Thoughtfulness is easy... Read More
Raking leaves again this fall? Stop right now
10/8/2019 - 11:50:43 AM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
Raking leaves again this fall? Stop right nowRyan W. Miller, USA TODAY Published 7:00 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2019 | Updated 10:17 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2019Not relishing the thought of raking every last leaf off of your lawn? Consider this idea from USA TODAY... Timothy EberlyEnvironmental experts say raking leaves and removing them from your property is b... Read More
Autumn Recipes
9/24/2019 - 9:55:52 AM
by Jeff Pauls
Autumn RecipesThe first day of fall was yesterday (Monday the 23rd)! With that in mind, it’s time for some recipes. All of these recipes can be found in Kauffman's 100 year anniversary book, Faith, Family, & Fruit, published in 2015. If you’re so inclined, it’s almost possible to prepare a meal that has apple... Read More
9/10/2019 - 10:39:22 AM
by Intro by Jeff Pauls
Pears!!Word has it that we will begin harvest of two of our newer pear varieties this week, Harrow Sweet and Shennandoah. If you missed the article in Lancaster Farming a couple of months ago, check out what our own Clair Kauffman has to say about the merits of these varieties. Also in this article, Jim Sc... Read More
Summer Cider
9/3/2019 - 2:03:06 PM
by Jeff Pauls
Summer CiderHave you tasted our Summer Cider? It’s brags a light, summer color, surprising you with new apple taste.Every season has its signature food and drink. When do you drink lemonade? How about iced tea? What about hot chocolate? What’s the best time of year for big bowl of vegetable beef soup? When and ... Read More
The Apple Trial Block at Kauffman’s Fruit Farm: Experiments in Organic Pest Control and Reduction of Pesticides
8/27/2019 - 11:56:25 AM
by Clair Kauffman
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The Apple Trial Block at Kauffman’s Fruit Farm: Experiments in Organic Pest Control and Reduction of PesticidesFor over a decade now, we have had an ongoing experiment to raise more nutrient-dense apples and to do so in a way that poses less risk to human and orchard health. THE REDUCED-PESTICIDE EXPERIMENTOur experimental program to reduce pesticide use in apples was originally certified as USDA Organic. We... Read More

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