Farmers Journal

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Friends!  2017 was a year of great changes, while 2018 holds the promise of much excitement. It was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow who said in character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.   I can’t tell you how excited I am to explore Longfellow’s premise in 2018, and […]

Animals

Can you Smell It?

The crisp smell of Fall is in the air. Wood smoke from a distant chimney mixes with the smell of leaves and the residue of rain which is trailing off. Nope, that’s not what I smell. I smell Horse Stuff. We have gotten several loads of Horse Stuff. Horse Stuff is good for our flowers […]

Farmers Journal

Fall is in full bloom

Fall is in full bloom at Crout Farm, and we are so excited about the coming year. We have a number of exciting announcements coming up. We have been heads down for the last few weeks preparing for winter. The leaves made a great frame for the old Baptist Church and cemetery. Down a long […]

Farmers Journal

Can you see it?

Like many fly fishermen in western Montana where the summer days are almost Arctic in length, I often do not start fishing until the cool of the evening. Then in the Arctic half-light of the canyon, all existence fades to a being with my soul and memories and the sounds of the Big Blackfoot River […]