Pecan Orchard Work and Rewards

“There is no return in an endeavor without first there is education and effort.” c.e.hollis Those of you who enjoy reading about our farm may like to hear about how we work and harvest a pecan crop so this post I’ll be sharing some of the how-to. This week starts the actual shaking of the […]

God’s Happy Place

  “The farmer is in God’s happy place when he is working in the fields, the vineyards, the orchards, and the pastures.”  c.e.hollis The earth at summer’s end and autumn’s coming has a sweetness––warm and lingering. It has been planted, watered, weeded, and watch-dogged. It waits for the farmer to harvest. Fruit trees and pecan […]

Appealing Fruit

  “If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” Carl Sagan     Lattice top pie made from ingredients provided by the inventor of the universe.     This blue bowl was shaped and crafted by a trained potter. This apple was shaped and handcrafted by the […]