Calving Season on the Farm

“To live on a farm is to know renewal, restoration, new life, new beginnings.” It is calving season on the farm and now we check our cows several times a day to see who is close. We watch for signs of milk coming in. A full bag and a mama cow who keeps to herself... Continue Reading →

The Chicken Coop Coup

“ There's nothing will teach you responsibility like owning a pet or becoming a parent.”c e hollis Chicks peeping from their home in a cardboard box on hay with a warming light hung above them. They occupied my farmhouse mudroom one spring. They had to be watched over and tended inside until they grew large... Continue Reading →

Crabapple Spring

The beauty of spring––we don"t expect it. Every year we are amazed anew at the wonder. c. e. hollis Crabapple blooms remind me of the jelly Mama used to make of those small fruits, with no beauty like other apples, they we re the rejects, the outcasts, and yet they make wonderful tart and tangy... Continue Reading →

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