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Chicken Class Photo

We’ve been free-ranging the chickens in the yard again and they have been loving it. I managed to catch them all sitting in the same spot the other day and got nearly all of them to pose for a photo together! 8 more words


Researcher studies microbial innovations that help produce food

How can plants grow in the boiling waters near volcanoes? How do they survive in deserts? How do they survive a flood?

Trillions of microbial  partners help out. 59 more words


Dreams Don't Work Unless You Do.

Hard work is essential in making dreams come true out on the farm. You can see it in the grit of the 10 year old’s face, showing his first beef steer in the ring. 134 more words


A wartime childhood in Bishop’s Sutton

Jim Smith, who still lives in Alresford, remembers various wartime events: all these happened between Alresford and Bishop’s Sutton, where he lived with his parents in Drayton Farmhouse, just past the watercress beds in Nythe. 947 more words


Peace & Potatoes

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Pulling up Potatoes

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE potatoes – whether fried, baked, mashed or hashed, I am just about always in the mood for this tasty vegetable. 388 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place (IV)

This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is another of my ‘happy places’… and that is up a ladder lopping trees! 111 more words


Exciting! Our Produce is at the Local, Natural Grocery Store!

There’s nothing more exciting than producing something great and being able to sell it in a legitimate business location. As outdoor enthusiasts who like to shop locally and patron businesses with a strong connection to the local community, we like to visit places like the Moscow Co-Op. 111 more words