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Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm
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Urban Farm/Homestead for Sale
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My husband and I own Arizona Hobby Farm in Gilbert which is an urban farm/homestead.  We have been growing a large portion of our family’s food and have raised 100% of our family’s meat and eggs for…Continue

Tags: sale, farming, homesteading, for, house

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fascist Nation May 19, 2016.

Urban Farm/Homestead for Sale

My husband and I own Arizona Hobby Farm in Gilbert which is an urban farm/homestead.  We have been growing a large portion of our family’s food and have raised 100% of our family’s meat and eggs for…Continue

Tags: for, sale, house, homestead, farm

Started May 18, 2016

Flower Identification
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm Sep 13, 2014.

Help Identifying these bugs
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I am having a hard time identifying these bugs.  They are nearly an inch long each.  Clearly, there will be more soon as these are mating.  Are they good...bad?…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm Sep 4, 2014.

 

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Fascist Nation replied to Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm's discussion Urban Farm/Homestead for Sale
"Sorry to read you are leaving.  But I am glad it is because you want to expand. Sorry to hear of your issues with the laws."
May 19, 2016
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May 18, 2016
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Oct 22, 2015
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm replied to jeanette's discussion chickens and fertilizer in the group Micro Livestock
"We use fish emulsion, liquid seaweed, rabbit manure, goat manure, and composted poultry manure here on our little farm.  For the past 2 years, we have raised our rabbits underneath a few of our citrus trees, letting their excrement drop right…"
Oct 10, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm replied to Nicole Reeves's discussion Quail Food
"You need to provide them with a feed that gives them 30% protein.  I have found a turkey starter mash that provides 30% protein by Kruse feed company.  Several feed stores in the valley carry that brand, but may not have the turkey starter…"
Sep 24, 2014
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"Are those edible?"
Sep 20, 2014
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"Yes, ours are going CRAZY!"
Sep 15, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm replied to Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm's discussion Flower Identification
"They ARE rain lilies!  Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.  I read this morning that, while they are typically sold in the bulb form in nurseries, some people do plant their seeds.  Trouble is, apparently, the seeds are…"
Sep 13, 2014
raf evan replied to Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm's discussion Flower Identification
"agree with Mary. In the tropics, they don't seem to grow from seed, but multiply from bulbs which often lie dormant neath the ground, which  send out a few blades of leaves here and there, until a prolonged downpour occurs, which is when…"
Sep 12, 2014
MaryMcP replied to Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm's discussion Flower Identification
"I think maybe rain lilly.   We'll see what others say.  Pretty no matter its name."
Sep 12, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm posted a discussion

Flower Identification

These flowers grow naturally in my front yard but I have no idea what they are.  They reseed themselves.  Their seeds look like chive seeds.  What…See More
Sep 12, 2014
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Sep 11, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm replied to Tanya's discussion Got Surplus?
"Does anyone know of food pantries or the like in the East Valley that accept fresh produce donations?"
Sep 9, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm commented on Judith Levin's blog post Rabbit needs new home
"She is probably a New Zealand if she is all white.  They are good as a meat breed in AZ. We breed New Zealand's for meat for our family.  But, if a female rabbit is not bred within her first year or so, her pelvis will fuse together…"
Sep 6, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm commented on Judith Levin's blog post Rabbit needs new home
"What breed?  How old?  Has she had babies?  How big of litters?  Thanks."
Sep 4, 2014
Sarah, Arizona Hobby Farm replied to Kim West's discussion Need to harvest 2 chickens - help?
"What part of town?  We might be able to help you out.  We have processed many chickens and have taught others how to do it as well.  We are in Gilbert.  Sarah"
Sep 4, 2014

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Kevin and Sarah Mathews are the owners of Arizona Hobby Farm. In late 2012, we purchased a small piece of acreage in Gilbert and are so excited to grow it into our heaven on Earth.

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At 7:41am on May 24, 2014, Catherine, The Herb Lady said…

Glad you joined the VPA - happy gardening!

At 5:07pm on July 15, 2013, Cricket said…
Hey AZ Hobby Farm owners! Glad we're friends.
At 8:12am on February 26, 2013, Lucy A Lieberman said…

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