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Swale Progress

It hit 73°F today… Weird winter we’re having…

In any case, we’ve been able to get a good bit of work done.

Here’s how the swale is coming along: 144 more words


Spirit of the Water Essay Contest

What’s your connection to water? How does it inspire you? High school, undergraduate, and graduate students are invited to take part in the Spirit of the Water essay contest, sponsored by the… 344 more words


Terracing the Garden Area

We’ve finally gotten enough rain to tell us where we shouldn’t put our garden… The problem being, we’ve already put our garden there…

The garden sits in the spot that receives the most uninterrupted sunlight. 369 more words


From a family farm to the Rust Belt

My grandparents were farmers and small business owners in central Indiana, so I grew up seeing the value of land stewardship first-hand. When I was in elementary school, we moved from rural Indiana to Detroit, Michigan, where my dad worked as a mechanical engineer at General Motors. 40 more words


Why the Locals Hate You

A piece of purple plastic lay atop a bank of fresh snow. I bent down and picked it up. There were more shards of purple plastic below on the hill. 891 more words

clean Up in any Asile

November 6, 2016

After I finish picking the ear corn, I turn the cows into the field. I also turn the sows in there too. The animals eat the fodder and corn husks. 224 more words

November 2016

Land for Wildlife

Learning to manage my 17 acres to support wildlife: how I got started, what I learned and how I learned it, and what happened to my land… the journey.