Comments on: Overwhelmed http://blog.mahindrausa.com/2011/10/16/overwhelmed/ farm blog, farming blog, country blog, country living blog, livestock blog, rural lifestyle blog Fri, 26 Jul 2013 14:50:13 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 By: admin http://blog.mahindrausa.com/2011/10/16/overwhelmed/comment-page-1/#comment-146594 admin Fri, 28 Oct 2011 13:31:33 +0000 http://blog.mahindrausa.com/2011/10/16/overwhelmed/#comment-146594 Thanks very much for the ideas...I have intended for several years now to grow produce on a smaller scale and sell locally at farmers markets, but just never seem to find the time. My dream is one day to be able to truly manage this operation. I'd like to add a greenhouse, corn maze, petting zoo, small pay lake, and horseback riding. I've kind of focused my energy recently on expanding the cattle and goat herd. I really enjoy working with cows and goats. Unfortunately I find my time stretched so thin I seldom get to enjoy it. Thanks for your comment and ideas! God bless! Thanks very much for the ideas…I have intended for several years now to grow produce on a smaller scale and sell locally at farmers markets, but just never seem to find the time. My dream is one day to be able to truly manage this operation. I’d like to add a greenhouse, corn maze, petting zoo, small pay lake, and horseback riding. I’ve kind of focused my energy recently on expanding the cattle and goat herd. I really enjoy working with cows and goats. Unfortunately I find my time stretched so thin I seldom get to enjoy it.
Thanks for your comment and ideas! God bless!

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By: Jeannie http://blog.mahindrausa.com/2011/10/16/overwhelmed/comment-page-1/#comment-146160 Jeannie Thu, 27 Oct 2011 01:05:05 +0000 http://blog.mahindrausa.com/2011/10/16/overwhelmed/#comment-146160 Hi, By the Grace of God, Man you have a heavy load on your shoulders. The Good Lord, is helping you manage. I haven't read all your posts yet, but I am going to. Reading your Posts brought back alot of growing up memories. I remember started working as a kid. Starting at 10 years old, on a large farm, milking cows, feeding pigs, feeding and picking up eggs from a lot of laying chickens (not Tyson Chicken Farms) and working in too many acres of crops! This was in Virginia. I know what you mean about not much time for anything but hard, exhausting work, every day. I missed alot school days, having to stay out of school to work on the farm from daylight and nightfall. Sometimes even using flood lights to see what we were doing. In addition to canning and freezing huge veggie gardens, and harvesting large acres of watermelons and cantelopes. Trying to beat the frost. I think You were okay for suggestions to help you make ends meet. Sir, I applaud you for raising 3 children and doing that heavy farming too! I don't know how you do it! Do you have any winter months off, other than feeding your cattle and chickens? That is a full time job, just the two of those. Anyway, I live in FL, and some things I can suggest that would help out. These are suggestions that might be helpful. I hope so. I'll be Praying you can catch a break. FL crops aren't doing all that great. We have alot of rain here, but for some reason when we go to Plant City to get fresh produce, thinking it was locally grown in FL. Only to be deceived, when we ask the seller, and they tell us. Oh it was shipped in from California, or overseas. What a let down. I don't go to Plant City anymore to buy produce to do my canning veggies, and make my jellies and preserves. If you could make a plant bed, with all kinds of veggie plants and fruit like watermelon and cantelope and honey dew plants started. You could sell them to about any well-known stores here in FL. You could also sell the actual veggies and fruit here also. And get a good price for them! We would at least be relieved we are not supporting overseas Produce, but U. S. grown Produce more local than California. Its just a thought. There is also a huge Agricultural warehouse nearby where I live. I could get you their address. So you could have a Major Contact to see how to go about transporting your home grown Produce and Fruit to the State of FL. Alot of people purchase from this huge Agricultural Warehouse. Even flea market, and roadside Produce sellers, as well as a huge market for all the stores that sell grocery items, Produce and Fruit. If I can think of anything else to help you find ways to pay your Mortgage I will post it here. I don't have your email address. My email Address is : AngelGirlShines7@aol.com With Prayers of God's Blessings upon you and your children, Jeannie Hi,
By the Grace of God, Man you have a heavy load on your shoulders. The Good Lord, is helping you manage. I haven’t read all your posts yet, but I am going to.
Reading your Posts brought back alot of growing up memories.
I remember started working as a kid. Starting at 10 years old, on a large farm, milking cows, feeding pigs, feeding and picking up eggs from a lot of laying chickens (not Tyson Chicken Farms) and working in too many acres of crops! This was in Virginia. I know what you mean about not much time for anything but hard, exhausting work, every day. I missed alot school days, having to stay out of school to work on the farm from daylight and nightfall. Sometimes even using flood lights to see what we were doing. In addition to canning and freezing huge veggie gardens, and harvesting large acres of watermelons and cantelopes. Trying to beat the frost.

I think You were okay for suggestions to help you make ends meet. Sir, I applaud you for raising 3 children and doing that heavy farming too! I don’t know how you do it!

Do you have any winter months off, other than feeding your cattle and chickens? That is a full time job, just the two of those. Anyway, I live in FL, and some things I can suggest that would help out. These are suggestions that might be helpful. I hope so. I’ll be Praying you can catch a break. FL crops aren’t doing all that great. We have alot of rain here, but for some reason when we go to Plant City to get fresh produce, thinking it was locally grown in FL. Only to be deceived, when we ask the seller, and they tell us. Oh it was shipped in from California, or overseas. What a let down. I don’t go to Plant City anymore to buy produce to do my canning veggies, and make my jellies and preserves.

If you could make a plant bed, with all kinds of veggie plants and fruit like watermelon and cantelope and honey dew plants started. You could sell them to about any well-known stores here in FL. You could also sell the actual veggies and fruit here also. And get a good price for them! We would at least be relieved we are not supporting overseas Produce, but U. S. grown Produce more local than California. Its just a thought. There is also a huge Agricultural warehouse nearby where I live. I could get you their address. So you could have a Major Contact to see how to go about transporting your home grown Produce and Fruit to the State of FL. Alot of people purchase from this huge Agricultural Warehouse. Even flea market, and roadside Produce sellers, as well as a huge market for all the stores that sell grocery items, Produce and Fruit.

If I can think of anything else to help you find ways to pay your Mortgage I will post it here. I don’t have your email address. My email Address is : AngelGirlShines7@aol.com

With Prayers of God’s Blessings upon you and your children,
Jeannie

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