Three Years in the Making

What was once a novelty, is now the day to day life. The videos of families chasing chickens, or tilling their garden which were once a dream, are now the daily reflection – what once was inspiration is now education. What initially was a season on the farm has become seasons on the farm. Like […]

Firsts

It was a week of firsts. The first 70 degree days of 2019, the first ground being turned over for 2019, and the first tick of 2019. Our first work with an assistant. First things first – We brought in some help, and were able to get shelves in the Flower Shop. The Farmers Wife […]

A Season on the Farm, December

With the simple flip of a page, the calendar now reads 2019, and the first season on the farm is over. Whew. What a year. And yet, so much more that needs to be done. This was our first year, and much of our focus was on learning and building infrastructure. To recap our infrastructure […]

A Season on the Farm, November

The first frost and first freeze have come and gone, and now the warm memories of the summer mix with the fond hopes for next spring.  A sense of thanksgiving for the harvest, and a foreboding sense of anxiety for the winter to come figure prominently in each days activities.  Wood is being chopped, gardens […]

A Season on the Farm, October

As the green leaves of summer held on for their last days, the promise of cooler temperatures, and the beauty of Autumn overshadowed most all of the activities on the homestead.   What a wonderful growing season this had been, and as much as we wanted it to last forever, the promise of winters chill brings […]