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Checking in at the Goat Farm

I’ve had the good fortune of becoming a regular visitor to the White Whale Farm in Valley Ford, CA. My brother’s mother-in-law lives and works on this long-standing Sonoma County goat and cool-weather crop farm, and it’s through her that I’ve been introduced to the cast of characters that inhabit it. 808 more words

New Perspective

This past week, we received a few nice rains. With the rain and humidity comes weeds. So you guessed it, we were weeding again this weekend as you can see from the picture some of them that have gotten past us are growing pretty tall. 659 more words

Fresh from the Root Seller/Comte Family Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire

Article by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

Photos Courtesy of the Comte Family 


Vegetables fresh from the Root Seller/Comte Family Farm in Nottingham, New Hampshire are clearly a taste buds delight. 466 more words

Jacqueline Bennett

Family Farms

You hear a lot about “factory farming”. Anti-ag groups produce cartoons of a cow on a conveyor belt and smoke stacks coming out of the barn. 324 more words


We spent a lot of time catching up to the growth in the garden: installing a fence to protect the sweet corn from raccoons, moving fence for peas to grow on and planting the final crops of lettuces, spinach, sugar snap peas and carrots. 722 more words

Growing Up on a Farm Looks Great on a Resume!

One of the keys to success for any business is the ability to recruit and retain good employees. This is just as true in agriculture as in any other industry. 817 more words


WITH THESE HANDS They Wrote Diaries: Analyzing the Keeping and Daily Entries of Farm Women’s Diaries

In honor of the upcoming thirty-fifth anniversary of Joan M. Jensen’s publication of her landmark collection of primary documents,With These Hands:  Women Working on the Land… 615 more words