Category Archives: Farm

Reporters never unplug, especially with a longhorn on the loose in West York

Before last month, I had never chased down a long-horned steer. And, when I finally had the chance, I didn’t do so in an attempt to check something off my bucket list. But, if anyone asks if I ever tracked … Continue reading

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Update on the Blueberry Girls

The girls are still working toward their goal, but making significant progress.

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Local farm featured on national website

Spoutwood Farm Center located in Codorus Township was recently featured on the website of the organization Certified Naturally Grown. The certification is available to farms that do not use synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or GMOs. Similar to USDA certified … Continue reading

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Are dollar stores the answer to urban food deserts?

This week while researching my story about the rise of dollar stores in York County, I had an epiphany. Dollar stores, with a smaller footprint than grocery stores or big box stores, can — and do — fit easily into … Continue reading

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Will Perdue’s proposed plant help farmers grow profits?

Video streaming by Ustream Weather, soil condition and labor are not the only big-ticket issues that are important to farmers. Before they’ve harvested their crop, farmers need to know how much it’s worth. They need to know where it’s going … Continue reading

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Got dairy?

Rutter’s releases special blog posts in honor of National Dairy Month.

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What York County food company has partnered with ‘Amish Mafia’ star?

Lebanon Levi lends his support to Wolfgang Candy as they launch two new candy lines next week.

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Do ghosts inhabit York County landmarks?

Spring Grove residents are full of ideas about what could be next for the Hoke House – a more than 250-year-old farmhouse currently owned by Rutter’s. The Mayor of Spring Grove has suggested that the vacant stone house become a … Continue reading

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Backyard chickens gaining popularity

Do you raise chickens? Why? What got you started?

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Area farmers offer tips to find the best Christmas tree

Turkey Day is over. Time to buy a tree!

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