When it began to dawn on me just how important it is the way our food is grown, how it is nourished and cared for, I was deep in the backcountry of central Utah learning how to transform a sheep into food. I began to understand then, the nonnegotiable baseline, … continue reading →
Hey there! This week on the farm was dynamic, colorful, chilly, and full of dedicated work with the earth. We spend most mornings harvesting. On the solstice we plated flowers and prepared for saturday market. There have been so many hummingbirds, butterflies and field daisies to capture my attention throughout … continue reading →
The sunrise kisses my face and the coastal clouds move heavily between the hills,
Crunching of gravel beneath my feet comes in tune with the song birds melody,
Trees tower with looming silence and the morning harvest sits on the horizon.
File to blade, knife clean and mind quiet.
The … continue reading →
The first morning after we apprentices arrived on the farm, I woke up to clouds on the mountains that surround us, and a temporary pond out in front of the barn.
The pond has since dried up, but we still begin most days with clouds and mist. Though at this … continue reading →
Each year, we welcome a new group of apprentices to Horton Road Organics. In April of 2019, Erika, Amanda, Matthew, Chloey and Lily arrived at the farm. We hope that you’ll get the chance to meet our new crew members this season. Cheers to 2019!
Erika’s love and … continue reading →