Stories by Ivory Harlow

About Ivory

Ivory Harlow lives and farms in Southern Ohio with her husband, pet turkey “Big Mama”, and other livestock. Be her farm friend at www.facebook.com/dickiebirdfarm or email farmer@dickiebirdfarm.com .

Starting a farm: Looking for land

Friday, February 28, 2014

The high price of farmland is the most common complaint of new farmers, and with good reason; both crop and pasture land is selling at an all-time high.

Starting seeds indoors: What you need to know

Friday, February 21, 2014

If you’re an avid gardener, or hobby farmer, get your seeds started indoors soon. Starting seeds in late February and early March will give your plants the best chance when they’re moved outdoors.

Why farming changed the way I eat, part three

Thursday, February 13, 2014

In this third and final installment of Why farming changed the way I eat, I want to talk about the dairy in my Farm and Dairy.

Why farming changed the way I eat, part two

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

In this second installment of Why farming changed the way I eat, Ivory Harlow shares the ways farming tuned her into the natural cycle of seasons, localized her eating, and terminated her food waste.

Why farming changed the way I eat

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Once upon a time, not so long ago, I was a vegetarian. Then I became a farmer, and it completely changed my food attitude.

City farming for country folks

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Urban farms are filling vacant lots, growing as rooftop gardens, and sprouting in streetside flowerboxes. Creative and resourceful city farming methods put-to-use in the country can increase farm yields, productivity and profit. Urban farming techniques can help country farmers optimize space, micromanage renewable resources, and market products direct.

Why I became a young farmer

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Ivory Harlow isn’t your typical farmer. She shares her reasons for becoming a farmer in her inaugural column for farmanddairy.com.

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