Alexander Farm Orchard

National Winter Skin Relief Day

For those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, we’re experiencing cold, dry, winter weather. Winter snowstorms have trekked through part of the country while rain and wind impact others. And all of this cold, wet, dry weather can irritate our skin. So, today was set aside as a national reminder to take care of […]

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About AFAO

Our Story   In 2018, we had a surplus of cucumbers from our backyard garden that we lovingly call Alexander Farm and Orchard. We grow okra, tomatoes, collard greens, and of course cucumber. We have a few citrus trees and we plant enough to sustain our family, share with our local food pantry, and sell […]

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Tallow Week 2020

Tallow Week 2020 is done! This is our first year of intentionally setting aside a whole week to render beef tallow and make all of our winter soaps for the season. Cherry’s Bar, Peppermint Hot Chocolate, and Winter’s Bliss. Setting the last week of October as #TallowWeek means we can make large quantities of our […]

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Natural Weed Killers

Going green to save the environment can also result in better health and significant money savings. This tip will help you avoid the use of chemical weed killers while having a beautiful lawn or garden. A healthy lawn will naturally deter weeds and keep them from getting a foothold. So when you take action to […]

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