Category Archives: Sustainable Farming

Suddenly, It’s Winter

An early November snowfall covers us in white.  It’s lovely, and we didn’t need to go anywhere (except chores), so we enjoyed it for the most part. We’re starting our breeding herd of beef cattle!  Our “Texas Highlanders”, Minnie and … Continue reading

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If it’s October, It Must Be Garlic Planting Time!

Before I wax poetic about garlic again, let me say this: We’ll be planting garlic on October 19th and 20th!  Come join us! Sat.,  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with a sumptuous farm lunch, Sun., 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Spring at Last

“And the flowers bloom like madness in the spring” – Ian Anderson With our last snowfall (hopefully) on May Day, we’ve gradually warmed up, and it looks like this week will see us clear into glorious spring – the most … Continue reading

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Winter Light

I am so often astounded by the beauty of light – astounded and sustained and sometimes overwhelmed.  As the old hymn says, “I scarce can take it in”.  I feel like a connoisseur lucis, or perhaps a collector, though I … Continue reading

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A New Dog in Deep Midwinter

We welcome the newest addition to the family this month: Titania, a border collie puppy! She was born October 23, part of a litter of seven that Mary Jane and Michael Miller rescued. She’s a bundle of energy, seems impervious … Continue reading

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Winter Coming On

We had our first real taste of winter the past couple of days with an unexpected snow that has stayed on the ground – just enough to change the landscape.  The next couple of nights are forecast in the single … Continue reading

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