Sow Some Rain, Might Get Lightning

This morning, when I woke, the world was utterly still.

Most mornings, now, I wake in the dark. A little earlier than need be, for the sake of some time to drink tea and get the limbs warm before we start our early days. And most mornings, by any standard … continue reading →

Late August

Oh how the time is moving. So quickly. So slowly. Somehow simultaneously. We are in the depths of the season, with many crops ready to harvest,and  more weeds to pull than ever. Persistemce. The days are growing shorter, and fall is beginning to show her presence in the most subtle … continue reading →

How It’s Made

Greetings everyone, Erika here! The majority of you receive a CSA box from us and I believe it’s important to bridge the uncover the mystery of who or how these boxes are created.

Without a harvest, there would be nothing in your boxes. Here we are in our beloved barn … continue reading →

if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again

I have been thinking about failure this week.

Earlier this week, I was called out for being too slow harvesting a certain crop. Something i’ve been slow at pretty consistently, despite taking all the advice i can on speeding up.
Feeling like i’m trying to do my best, and then … continue reading →

Thoughts On Cultivation

When I was a boy, I didn’t like to “weed”. It seemed uselessly arbitrary, unappreciated, relentlessly never-ending. An utterly boring chore that took up valuable Saturday time I could spend running around the woods with friends. It wasn’t lost on my parents that this is how I felt, but they … continue reading →