September 2022

Areas of Interest

Our Farm of Loving Intention

John 13:34-35 "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."


Natural vs. Organic

Natural Vs. Organic: The difference may surprise you??

In perusing the CraigsList ads in the Farm and Garden section, I came across a great number of ads for “organic eggs” and found myself staring in surprise and what these well meaning folks call organic…free range, the ads said, fed “all natural feed” no hormones or […]

Organic Animal Feed Co-op

Many of you who have followed our adventure here at Heart of the Garden Farm may not be aware that we have been hosting an organic feed co-op for nearly seven months.

We are resellers for Countryside Natural Products based out of Virginia. They sell a certified organic line of animal feeds that are non-GMO […]

Design Your Local Farm

We have recently been brought to a place where it’s time to increase our commitment to the local, sustainable living movement. Many of you who have blessed us with your presence here at our farm, along with those of you who have vicariously joined us in our journey may appreciate the transition from suburban life […]

So This Is Why The Chicken Crossed The Road

Every once in awhile, we come across something that hits our funny bone that we’d like to share. For those of us working toward being self-sufficient, we give you this…enjoy!

Cheese Making Course – Now Online

Visit our sister site for details on our brand new online course. We have intentionally made it affordable for everyone. The complete course is only $19.95! There’s nothing else to buy ever. Tell your cheese loving friends and learn how to make cheese today. We dedicate this new offering to our previous students who […]

A Bovine Love Story

Bella and Holly – A Bovine Love Story

Recently we sent our second Jersey cow, Bella, to our friend’s farm to get acquainted with their bull Barney. In order to avoid any gaps in our milk supply, we calculated that is high time we had Bella “bred back.” She was showing signs of entering heat, […]

Farm Video

As they say…a picture is worth a thousand words…enjoy

Bullwinkle Arrives & Survives

This post is a little late…

On Tuesday morning, February 2nd at 7 a.m. Holly, our Jersey cow, had her second calf, our first here at Heart of the Garden Farm. What a blessed event. We were awakened by the shouts of Jack, our eight year old son, shouting “Calf, Calf, Calf is here. There’s […]

Special Class Announcement

New Class Notice: Saturday Feb. 20 Cheesemaking 101 Class – Hours: 9am-4pm. Additional dates: Sat., March 20 and Sat., April 3, 2010

Held at Heart of the Garden Farm – Sarasota

Special Bonuses for registering today…click on Classes page and get signed up right away! Find out why our students rave about the class…see you […]