August 15, 2014
The environmental impact of neonicotinoid insecticides, their effect on bees and other pollinators and the appropriate response continues to be a topic of hot debate. I’ve addressed this topic on my blog before; below is an article I authored for the Genetic Literacy Project – see the original and the discussion here. As an organic […]
October 16, 2013
As we gathered squash from the field one evening, my 5 year-old son paused to ask me this question.
May 8, 2013
Gabriel is tagging along behind the plow on his own tractor, acting as quality control officer and chief earthworm counter.
April 3, 2013
In honour of yesterday’s post on manure, I thought I’d share this photo of my son helping me clean out the barn last fall. With only 2 cows sheltered in a log barn well over 100 years old, we handle manure the “old-fashioned” way and apply it to our hay fields to build and maintain […]