Author Archives: Criss Holzaepfel

Bye Bye Spring; Hello Summer

Greetings from Woodapple Farms.  Here in Central Florida, spring gives way to summer in the blink of an eye. Time to shut the windows and turn on the air conditioner. Planting in the gardens is finished and now we tend to weeds, manage pests & disease, and hope for a harvest. We are die-hard gardeners […]

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Farm Updates – All the Buzz

Greetings again to all our friends including our amazing customers, many who have bought Woodapple Farms Goat milk soaps and other products since 2008.  Before we share on a new topic, a few updates are in order.  The pignut hickory and paw paws did finally break-bud and leaf-out, so in the world of late-to-the-dance trees, […]

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Of Pastures & Cows

Of Pastures & Cows

April 24, 2018.  Of Pastures &  Cows Greetings from Woodapple Farms!  The big news on the farm this week was the arrival of our own bull.  We’ve begged, borrowed and leased breeder bulls for many years, but all of our convenient option had dried up.  So, it was high time we invested in our own […]

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To Bee or Not to Bee

To Bee or Not to Bee

Woodapple Farms; April 16, 2018 To Bee or Not to Bee Pollinators play a crucial role on our farm and we don’t want to take them for granted.  It turns out there are a lot of pollinators on our farm, and not just of the honey bee variety.  To be sure, we have plenty of […]

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Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung

Woodapple Farms; April 9, 2018 Spring has Sprung Welcome to our new Woodapple Farms blog!  It’s spring on our small farm and ranch, though being in West Central Florida, spring tends to come early.  This year was no exception. After one of the coldest Januarys we can remember, February turned unseasonably warm.  Thankfully, March acted […]

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