Winter Solstice

Reflecting and setting intentions last night, in the stillness of the solstice, I came to a realization.  As a farmer, I’ve become too serious, too pragmatic.  A farmer’s world can be a world of incredible pressures; a mortgage to pay, interns to mentor, soils...
weekend of rain

weekend of rain

I love the sound of the rain.  It’s all I can hear.  Rain trickling flowing falling. relieved rain. Release rain, rinsing.  Happy rain. Ferocious rain.  All at once, everything-is-happening-right-now rain. Rain blown by wind sideways at the roof; dripping,...
An Open Letter to Restauranteurs

An Open Letter to Restauranteurs

* See follow up note below!   Something very disappointing just happened with a restaurant client.  Please read and find out the very simple ways you can help maintain a positive, and fruitful relationship with your farmers! When calling to inform our clients that we...
When we don’t talk

When we don’t talk

Did you know that “American farmers are four times more likely to commit suicide than the general population” (Foer)?  After reading that statistic I’ve been trying to remember, “Have I ever had a discussion about mental health with my fellow farmers?”,...
Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home

Since 2009, Seb and I have been on what we call “Our Journey Home,” a deep exploration of farming and land stewardship that has led us to begin our own organic farm business. We wanted to take a quick opportunity to tell you about how we got to where we...