This is the time of year when I really get a thrill out of tearing things out. I don’t want to imply that I’m tired of the garden. It’s just…
Harvest Vegetable Barley Stew: A Perfectly Simple and Filling Fall Meal
Harvest vegetable barley stew is the perfect mix of hearty grains and healthy vegetables straight from the garden
Those Old Heirloom Apple Trees
"They grow wildly and randomly; in the middle of an empty field in the deep dusk of a late summer twilight. Up on the hillside, clinging close to the walls of earth. Remnants of forgotten orchards clustered in copses of alder and hemlock trees."
Getting Ready for Autumn on the Farm
The girls are back to school, the garden is being harvested and preserved, and the weather has turned downright chilly in the morning. It’s time to start thinking about getting ready for autumn.
Seven Ways to Make Home a Magical Place
Where does magic truly happen? It should be in the place you love the most.<br /> Here are seven ways to make your home a most magical place!
Homemade Apple Scrap Vinegar
Apple scrap vinegar is the perfect way to use up all the “trash” from your apple harvest, and makes a healthful and versatile vinegar in the bargain!
BeBe the Baby Barn Swallow
"This is BeBe. She’s a baby barn swallow and my new little love, at least for a while anyway. I found her on the road down by our lower field on Tuesday afternoon, huddled miserably on the boiling hot asphalt."