St. Patrick’s Day Explained

St. Patrick’s Day Explained In the US, over 33.1 million people claim Irish Heritage, but nearly 127 million Americans become Irish overnight on St. Patrick’s Day.  What is it about March 17th that makes everyone want to celebrate St. Patrick? Who was he? Why do they turn the Charles River green in his name? We answer…

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Dalby Farm Products now available at Reynolds Package Store in Scituate, MA!

Dalby Farm Products Now Available at Reynolds Package Store! We are pleased to announce that several of our products from Nana’s Pantry are now available at Reynold’s Package Store on Country Way in Scituate, MA! For local shoppers, you no longer have to come to the West End of town to place or pickup your…

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Winter Blues: Tips to overcome seasonal depression

Tips to overcome seasonal depression Seasonal affective disorder is very real and so are the symptoms. While many of us accept the fact that winter has to come, it doesn’t always mean we cope well with it. Millions of people around the world suffer from this disorder. While there are many tips to overcome seasonal depression, not…

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate is good for you!

Chocolate is good for you! First and foremost, happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you have given and received some wonderful sweets from your sweet. Chocolate is one of the most common gifts on February 14th. For choco-holics, the right kind of chocolate will offer several health benefits. So don’t feel bad about indulging this year-…

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Store bought eggs vs. Farm Fresh eggs

Store bought Eggs vs. Farm Fresh Eggs Eggs are not only one of the most popular things to eat on Earth, they’re also extremely nutritious. My entire life, I’ve been lucky enough to always have farm fresh eggs on hand. Very rarely do I find myself about to eat store bought eggs. However, during the…

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Intro: Understanding Climate Change, the basics.

Understanding Climate change, the basics. Certain people and politicians deny the fact that our planet is undergoing a very threatening state change and it makes us sick. Understanding climate change is not optional- it is something everyone must be aware of. There have been undeniable developments over the last 50 years that can be directly blamed…

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Why the Price of Roses rise for Valentine’s Day

Why the price of roses rise for Valentine’s Day Many Valentine’s Day commodities suddenly become more expensive as February 14th approaches for no other reason than to take advantage of you. It’s rather unfortunate too because a day of love becomes a day of high costs! While we thought we had an idea as to…

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Simple Super Bowl Party Must-Haves

Super Bowl Party Must-haves Hey, we’re New Englander’s. Love us or hate us, we’re headed to the Super Bowl this year! Go Pats! Even if your preferred team isn’t taking part in the exciting festivities this year, you can still get into the football spirit with a fun viewing party for you and your family!…

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The benefits of drinking Coffee

The Benefits of Drinking Coffee If you’re anything like my mother or I, you live for your coffee in the morning. There’s a sense of comfort in that mug you won’t find anywhere else. Every coffee lover at one point or another has come across the many claims that suggest coffee isn’t good for you…

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Bee Thoughtful: How to turn your land into a bee friendly habitat

Turn your land into a bee friendly habitat As we’ve already mentioned in our introduction, the bees are in serious trouble. Recently, seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees were added to the endangered list. While some headlines out there would have you believe the entire class is on the list (it’s not)- this is still…

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Now available! Gourmet Coffee from Boston Common Coffee Co.

Until I have had at least 3 cups of coffee,  my day doesn’t even start! One of my overall ‘heavenly scents’ would include the awesomeness that fills the air while coffee is brewing! Boston Common Coffee Co: Boston Common Blend We have recently partnered with a fantastic company Boston city-goers will…

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What Men Want for Valentine’s Day

What Men Want for Valentine’s Day Somewhere along the line, it seems like gifts for men on Valentine’s Day fell under the radar. If you were to google “gifts for Valentine’s Day” most articles will come back with advice geared toward men. Whatever your philosophy may be, we think it’s nice to have the occasion go…

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How to Get Better Sleep – a few tips

How to get better sleep I don’t know about you but many times a year I find myself struggling to get proper rest. Life can be so stressful when it comes to balancing a work life with a personal life. If you’re married with children, elderly parents and/or a buzzing social life it gets even…

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How to make a bouquet of fresh flowers last

Make a bouquet of fresh flowers last 54.8% of  Americans celebrate Valentine’s day, collectively spending over $19 billion on Flowers, candy, cards, and jewelry. Over 190 million roses are produced for Valentine’s day alone, with 34.3% of people receiving them for the occasion. Soon they will all be wondering how to make a bouquet of fresh flowers last,…

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Valentine’s Day Fun Facts

Valentine’s Day Fun Facts Valentine’s Day is a favorite of ours around the Farm. Maybe it’s because we are filled with so much love for our family and all of the animals that live with us. Having a day to honor that love (perhaps just a little more than we do any other day of…

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5 Great Ways to Reduce Anxiety

Great Ways to Reduce Anxiety Photo credit: Eric DiTommaso I think at some point or another everyone goes through a severe bout of anxiety. It’s only natural. These days keeping on top of everything can be a real challenge, especially if you work full time and have children. That’s why it’s…

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Intro: How you can help save the bee population

Help Save The Bee Population: Intro Over the coming weeks we look forward to sharing helpful information on ways you can help save the bee population. Members of our family, including myself, recently joined the local Beekeepers association. We will be attending “Bee School” with hopes of starting our own hives/colonies. As a rare breeds farm,…

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4 All Natural Remedies for a Cold

All Natural Remedies for a Cold If it hasn’t hit you already, welcome to cold season. While it’s possible to get a cold any time of the year, studies show most people are more prone to get sick in the Winter as well as the Spring. Fortunately there are many all natural remedies for a…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Leading up to every holiday we love to pick our most popular items as a way of helping you close in on the best gifts out there. If you are hoping to go in a new direction this year, consider our small list below. While a traditional bouquet of flowers and…

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Intro: What is Environmental Awareness?

Environmental Awareness “Living Green”, “Eco-Friendly”, “Environmental Awareness” – all of these terms are frequently used to often describe the exact same thing, but are they all the same?  Environmental Awareness is work toward and advocacy for protecting the natural environment from pollution and destruction. Over the last decade or so, more people are waking up…

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