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Grass Management

There is an ebb and flow to managing a 20-acre property and animals in a rural setting that on the surface is significantly different from my old life in the suburbs. 497 more words

Wintervale Ranch

It's Spring Planting Day!

After weeks of ridiculous business and schizophrenic weather, today has finally come.  I have worked all night, so after a quick nap I am going to hit the garden store and get what I need to get my garden in the ground. 256 more words

Five Little Pumpkins

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.
The first one said, “oh my it’s getting late.”
The second one said, “there are witches in the air.” 49 more words


Closing the gender gap and increasing youth participation in agriculture

CHICAGO, IL – CHICAGO, IL – Food Tank: The Food Think Tank and The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) are excited to announce they will be collaborating this year around the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF). 404 more words


Spring Cleaning

Proof that spring is here, I’ve been conducting impromptu cleaning sessions in my office like a madwoman. Seriously, the shredder is my best friend! And now that all extraneous papers and objects are off my immediate work area, it feels so good to step in the office first thing in the morning and so much easier to focus. 319 more words

Food Journal

Kale Chips

There are no easier chips to make than Kale chips in my opinion.  They are crunchy, lightly salted and so good for you!!  My kids asked for them after school so I made a quick batch before one was off to softball practice and the other to hockey practice. 209 more words

Stairway to Heaven?

Not sure the new house qualifies as heaven, but it is on our new slice of heaven so I am sticking with the title.  On Sunday afternoon my dad and I cut the new stringers for the stairs we needed to make.   146 more words