Lavender is a plant of many faces. It is a beautiful flower, a fragrant cooking spice, and the producer of a highly regarded holistic healing oil. Each summer, in and around the sleepy town of Hood River, Oregon, nestled beneath the majestic peaks of Mount Hood, the fields burst to life with the buzzing of bees and the brilliant colors of lavender blooms. Add some spice to your next Oregon vacation with a visit to some of Hood River’s renowned lavender farms. Continue reading “Explore These Lavender Farms in Hood River, Oregon” »
Lake Wallenpaupack is a unique lake in the Poconos. This gorgeous lake is the center of tourism and recreation in the area and attracts thousands of visitors each year. There’s much more to lake than tourism though. The beautiful freshwater body of water has a rich history that so many people are curious to learn about. If you’re ever planning to visit, here are the most commonly asked questions about Lake Wallenpaupack. Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions about Lake Wallenpaupack in Hawley, PA” »
Do you think farmers just stop working in the winter? Of course not. There is still a lot of work to be done, such as preparing for the winter and tending to land and irrigation systems but that is not all. Some farms actually stay open for business in the winter. Many farmers that sell crops during the spring, summer, and fall, will also become Christmas tree farms in the winter. Can’t believe it? Well here are just a few of the things farmers do during the winter. Continue reading “What Do Farmers Do in the Winter?” »
Fresh foods are better than processed foods. They taste better and are generally better for you. It is not easy to find fresh foods, and when you do they can be expensive. However, the best place to experience truly fresh made food is at bed and breakfasts. Bed and breakfasts don’t have the same processed foods as major chain hotels. Their breakfasts are made fresh daily and they are delicious. So in honor of the bed and breakfasts here are some foods that you need to try when they are farm fresh. Continue reading “Farm Fresh Foods You Need to Try” »
Whenever you are operating any kind of heavy machinery it is important to stay aware of your surroundings and always follow proper instructions and precautions. There are specific safety instructions for every kind of heavy machinery and forklifts are no different. In this article, we will list some rules and regulations put forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), for properly and safely operating a forklift.
Yes, that is right, there are different kinds of forklifts. All different kinds of jobs call for the right kind of machinery to get the job done. Here we have a list of the different kinds of forklifts and which jobs or situations they are best fit for:
Albuquerque, New Mexico is beautiful all year round. There are many activities to do, from golfing to sightseeing and much more. Above all of that, literally, is the iconic Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Rides. Albuquerque gives you a unique opportunity for sightseeing and the best way to do it is from the air. Some of the United States most beautiful scenery is in Albuquerque and there is a hot-air balloon ride for every occasion and sight. So how can you possibly experience them all? Well, here we have some of the top “must-dos” of the Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon rides. Continue reading “The Best Hot-Air Balloon Rides in Albuquerque, New Mexico” »
The ways that we produce products has changed over time. Automation is “the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process,” or the process of producing something with the use of machinery and electronics. Some believe that automation has helped society today, but others think that automation has done more hurt than help. Take a look at these advantages and disadvantages of automation in factories today.
One of the best things about staying at a bed and breakfast is well, their breakfast of course! Each bed and breakfast has their different breakfast menus, depending on the location and what their typical meals are like. What you might not have known is that a lot of bed and breakfast inns use fresh ingredients for their breakfast recipes. Here are three breakfast recipes that you can recreate using fresh ingredients.
How can one ensure that what they are eating is fresh? If the food being served is farm-to-table, of course! Farm-to-table, or farm-to-fork, means that the food you are eating came straight from a farm. No shipping or distribution is involved in the concept of farm-to-table. The concept of farm-to-table is used in a lot of restaurants, leaving guests pleased with the freshness of their meals. Here are a few restaurants in the Berkshires that offer their hungry guests farm-to-table dishes.