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100 Years of Family Farming

Our farm was recently recognized with something pretty exciting. After some research into farm and land records, we put an application in for the North Carolina Century Farm certification. 637 more words

Daily Farm Life

The seasons are quickly changing and so are the colors in the garden. The melons, pumpkins, winter squash and gourds are turning color and will create a fun treasure hunt sooner than later.  1,030 more words

How putting family back into farming made my life worth living.


This has been an interesting few weeks to say the least. I’m not the only man to have to admit this but I typically learn lessons very thoroughly but take the long way to discovery.   854 more words

Community Building

Weather Extremes

This past week has provided weather extremes from hot and humid last week in the mid 90’s and so humid you were drenched in sweat standing there. 1,087 more words

Sweet, a corn field reminds me to stop and linger

Lab work to prep for upcoming doc visit and breakfast with my wonderful daughter Elisabeth in Hamilton behind me.

Stop at my friends’ joint in Morrisville, Dougherty Pharmacy, ahead of me. 514 more words



One August, I was driving in Maine, heading north to raft on the Penobscot. In a culvert on the side of the road, stood a young moose. 924 more words

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