I was at farmers market tonight, it was a fantastic evening. Lots of folks from town and away groovin’ on the beginning of their labor day weekend. The band at market tonight was awesome! Check them out here. The music is usually right next to my tent. They were so good I was boppin’ away
The kids play up here a lot. Wouldn’t you? These pictures make me smile every single time I see them. One look and I have this goofy grin plastered on my face. Hope they do the same for you!
A few moments this week around the farm. ~ Sam chatting with Grandpa while he loads some mulch hay for a project. ~ The farmstand shrouded in early morning fog. ~ Our vegetable manager Dennis, cultivating the spinach. ~ My favorite lettuce, a red buttercrunch. ~ Petunias on the farmstand porch. ~ The green beans
My sweetpea came in late from barn chores the other night. She was all giggles over her find. EVERYONE had to take a turn. Love those moments.
A few weeks ago during one of those hectic weekends I was posting about, you know the ones, right? We had a little family campout. In my in-laws hayfield. Because we just can’t enough of hayfields. Ever. Apparently. Just kidding! It was so fun and I felt so gosh darn lucky to be such a
We needed rest, we needed rejuvenation, a moment to breathe. After last weeks push, which had been greatly successful, we were beginning to feel depleted. This feeling seems to frequently come in August. Our bodies and spirit are telling us to take a moment. My farmer and I have a long connection to the sea.
I called my dear friend Kathleen yesterday, we had more hay to get in and most of our great hay helpers are also church-goers. It was Sunday and my farmer and I were in a bit of a conundrum. So I called Kathleen because I thought maybe her 19 year old son might be able
Are we tired of hay yet? Almost. I know it seems like it’s all we do around here and I swear it’s not true. It’s just that the early part of summer was QUITE wet and you know what they say,” make hay while the sun shines” and so that’s what we are doing these
It’s been a humdinger of a week, I can’t decide if I should spare the details or not, let’s just leave it at humdinger of a week. As always with a week like this, there is beauty in there too. Sometimes hidden and sometimes right there in the midst. Tonight the light was so beautiful
We have had a pretty full plate these last few days, haying Mon, Tues, Wed, birthday party Thurs. Back to back Farmers Markets Fri and Sat. Saturday night we went to my in-laws for a family party campout in the hay field, got home Sunday…. you get the point. The thing is, as I’ve mentioned