As a cold chill and powdery snow take over the farm, I turn inward and relish in the cozy joys of baking. My first projects involve sourdough starter.
Mapping areas of different use as well as various flows on your land will help you coordinate needs and resources to create connections beneficial to all.
The past two growing seasons have been big flops, but I’m aiming for a few garden wins this year—even with my little one in tow.
We’re talking about more than vegetables or livestock. What do you really want out of your farm? What are the resources and people who can help you get it?
As I prepare to dig a little deeper into life on the farm with my husband and daughter in 2018, my word of the year is “presence.”
We’re all part of the history of a farm, whether it’s established farmland with local lore or a brand-new homestead that we’ve begun ourselves.
On a trip from Kentucky to the Midwest, I learned about my own family homesteading roots as well as American traditions in farming and land stewardship.
This vegetable-farming family is producing CSA shares and restaurant deliveries on its Green Dog Farm for the community around Fort Collins, Colorado.
Dan and Kris Paape didn’t intend to start BeefnBeak Farm, but they now raise grassfed cattle and pastured poultry, and they aim to add workshops and tours.