Our Newsletter and A Correction

Many of you have already received our newsletter by mail.  If you haven’t or would like to send a copy onto a friend, we’ve uploaded a digital copy just for you! Eighth Day’s Fall Newsletter We have an unfortunate correction that needs to be addressed regarding our latest newsletter.  In our new partners section, we […]

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Guest Blogger Wed: Make Your Own Deodorant

Today’s post is courtesy of Amy Wolthuis, one of our CSA members. Here’s a great recipe for a natural, homemade deodorant that their family uses:   1 part cornstarch OR arrowroot powder 1 part baking soda Coconut oil Combine cornstarch/arrowroot powder and baking soda in a glass mixing bowl. Start with a small amount of […]

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Squash with Feta and Walnuts

Ingredients (amounts are according to your tastes) acorn or butternut squash (you’ll want to use a couple if you’re using acorn) olive oil fresh or dried thyme salt and pepper to taste feta cheese (I used one package for 4 acorn squash) walnuts (or pine nuts, though they are a bit pricier!) – I used […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Worm Poop Doesn’t Compute

  This week’s post is written by Josh Banner, Eighth Day Farm board member, CSA member and avid vermicomposter. Wendell Berry, the lovable, cantankerous, prophetic, novelist, poet, agrarian essayist, and Kentucky farmer writes in his poem, “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front,” So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute. Love the Lord. Love […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Sugar in the Kitchen

Today’s  post comes from Melissa Roessing: the wife of Jeff, who is the farm manager of Eighth Day Farm. “Despite my desire to be crafty and creative, I don’t seem to possess much in that department. My goal is to keep trying simple projects so I can achieve little artistic victories but as I debated […]

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Guest Blogger Wednesday: Computer Science and Farming

Here is a short essay written by Gary Benson, our Eighth Day Farm intern.  Gary’s degree is in Computer Science and he brings a unique perspective to the farming process. This essay was recently published in our weekly newsletter, but we had such an overwhelming response, we thought we’d share it with those who do not currently […]

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Monsanto Petition from Credo.org

“Grocery store CEOs: Refuse Monsanto’s GMO sweet corn! Right now, Monsanto, the corporation responsible for producing roughly 90% of genetically modified seeds around the globe, is working to bring their new, GMO sweet corn to a grocery store aisle or farmer’s market near you.1 Unlike Monsanto’s other GMO crops — which are primarily fed to […]

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