Category Archives: Family

To do: Play in the mud

¬† Spring play in the garden at its best. The funny part is that this young lady came by with her mom to drop something off… and this is what they got into! Doesn’t she look perfectly into it? Noah … Continue reading

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Watermelon Guy

¬†Introducing…Watermelon Guy!

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Medicine food

Free-range chicken by our friends Shannon and BJ. Chicken soup by Ilene. Pottery by Suzi Hanson at Catoctin Pottery. All raised and shaped and made with love, it must surely cure what ails. A flu has been visiting my house … Continue reading

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Snow on the farm

A quick glimpse at some snow highlights on the farm– Its never fun to lose electric power and phone service, but we had some fun with it and appreciated roughing it for a while. I think my boys enjoyed candlelight … Continue reading

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Bee Goodness

¬†The bees have been busy, beekeeper Steve keeps an eye on them. He has worked hard this spring and summer to keep our bees happy. Steve is passionate about beekeeping and community education about honeybees. We are eternally grateful, so … Continue reading

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Goat Adventures

May has been a whirlwind of farming adventures! Here are some “journal notes about goats”: One of our goats, Hazelnut, arrived this week [early May] with her sister, who is just visiting, and I already have a dozen farm stories … Continue reading

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Sunday Pancakes the Slow Food Way

Sunday pancakes are a special treat at our house. Join us for this morning’s virtual pancakes. It might take a little longer than most households’ pancake breakfast, but we enjoy it. It starts with grinding two grains–rice and buckwheat. These … Continue reading

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Beach Trip

As farmers, we are busy during the growing season, so we tend to do more trips during the off season. And, as busy as we are catching up with the rest of life during the cold months, its a good … Continue reading

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