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New Beginnings and Dreams Continued

HELLO LOUDOUN COUNTY!  We are unbelievably excited to be here!  This moment has been a dream for so long that it seems hard to believe that it is now a reality!  We want to first thank Dana and Joe for … Continue reading

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New Beginnings and Fresh Dreams

Where to Start I figured out the other day that I have been writing a newsletter every week for at least 10 years.  This is my last for Chicama Run.  A year ago we placed the farm AND BUSINESS up … Continue reading

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Customers Become Like Family

This is a phrase Joe posted up on one of our whiteboards outside one day and I love it.  It’s so true.  We are starting our 12th year with the farm – we pulled up 12 years ago in June … Continue reading

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Northern Virginia Coyotes

Can you believe these are in the area? Ok, I’ve known about them, but rarely have I seen them. It’s been quite a few years since they have been out and about where I have seen them, but they are … Continue reading

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War of the Fox

Right now we are at war….. with what seems to be a growing number of foxes in the area.  This is the hardest we have been hit in AGES – ok in all 11 years we have been doing this. … Continue reading

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Farming Utopia

It’s funny the things that you learn as you grow older.  I think at the same time we grow a little more jaded which I believe is sad.  We no longer have the trust or the belief in ideals as … Continue reading

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Preparing for Snow

Many of you realize that I am personally down South – currently in Florida – so this is one of those posts I’m doing from a distance and really ENJOYING the fact I am NOT at home. I was doing … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Meat

This isn’t about the cuts or anything – though I should do a post on that.  This is about knowing the quality of the meat you are getting.  Why should you spend $16.99/lb vs the $7.99/lb you saw at the … Continue reading

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