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Local Farm being bullied by Town

This farm is one town over from where I live and in Rhode Island ya know thats pretty close.  I hooked up with Pine View Farm last year and begin using the lard from their pigs in my soap making business so what the town is doing to them also effects me.  Here is the story......

Press Release For Immediate Release For more information contact Al Bettencourt 556-7605
Scituate: Is Scituate Turning Against…
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Added by Lizz on June 2, 2012 at 9:23am — 3 Comments

HomeGrown Fair Submission Soap Making!

 

Over the summer I hooked up with a local farmer who raises pigs without using hormones and feeds them a good healthy diet. He always saved the fat after he sent them to the butcher but couldn't convince his customers of the benefits   of using it in their cooking. Farmer Frank had a freezer full of unwanted piggy fat:(  During a farmers market we were both selling at I asked him about his lard and he gladly gave me close to 15 pounds to make…

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Added by Lizz on October 28, 2011 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Small Business and Insurance and WholeFoods?

I have been contacted by my local WholeFoods regarding my products( MyWIckedGarden.com). They are interested in selling them, but have told me it is mandatory to have 2 million dollars worth of insurance before they will stock my items. Also I was told I need bar codes on my products. Any one gone threw this or have any advice for me?
Thanks :)
Lizz

Added by Lizz on January 20, 2010 at 3:21pm — 3 Comments

Flooded Herbalist

We are trying to draw some attention to our disaster of a back yard. We have signed up in hops to be part of ABC 6 Extreme Backyard Makeover in turn our pictures and story have generated many comments! I would like to keep them going. It would be most helpful if you could take a peek at our story and perhaps leave a comment on what you think of the situation. The winner is picked at random so I am not using your comments to win this contest just to show some light on my situation.

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Added by Lizz on May 21, 2009 at 12:35pm — 2 Comments

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