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Wordless Wednesday: Late Summer Tillage and Cover Crops

August 20, 2014


This seed drill is an antique from the horse-drawn era, but it still gets the job done! This morning I sowed a mix of oats, peas, and radish into a field I ploughed recently. By doing primary tillage this time of year, I’m giving the soil life time to recover before winter sets in. Establishing […]

Wordless Wednesday: World Food Day 2013 – Making the Connection

October 16, 2013


As we gathered squash from the field one evening, my 5 year-old son paused to ask me this question.

Mid-Summer Update: Guest Posts & New Ideas

August 13, 2013


Hi all, I’ve been pretty quiet on this blog for the past couple of months: the demands of the farm, kids on summer vacation, and other projects have taken their toll on my writing time. Nevertheless, I’ve been compiling ideas for future posts, and I have even been invited to author guest posts on other […]

Wordless Wednesday: Spring Plowing

May 8, 2013


Gabriel is tagging along behind the plow on his own tractor, acting as quality control officer and chief earthworm counter.