Greetings Friends and Neighbors, There is distinctly crystalline quality to this time of year, the fleeting weeks between high Summer and Autumn. The Farm adorns itself in dew-studded finery as it begins to usher forth a final flush of Grass. Trevor and Angus, the two steers…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Song haunts the darkening Sheep pasture. The song descends in a spiral, kaleidoscopic and polyphonic. Greetings to you…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, The human labors here at the Farm consist largely of moving Sheep and Cows from one paddock to another. Before…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, Soaking Rains bookend the first true kiss of Summer heat, and suddenly sluggish garden plants spill out into the…
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Dear Friends and Neighbors, I run my thumbnail down the length of Jewelweed’s translucent, straw-like stem. Split and curled open, the inner surface…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, The Meadow beyond the house window blushes to whites and yellows, purples and reds—Bedstraw, Daisy, Vetch, Buttercup…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, What makes a farm a Farm? How does it differ from a place where farming once took place? A place whose stone walls and…
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Greetings Friends and Neighbors, I heard from a couple of you who read last week’s Newsletter you found yourself standing at the edge of the woods with…
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