We’re looking for one or more apprentices this spring

As our seed business is growing and we are getting older, we'd like to open our homestead to an additional apprentice or two. Our wonder-gal, Alisha, now has a boyfriend who has a farm...

Spring is here

Well, almost … kind of. The sun's out and it's 32° F above zero. When I went out this morning to do my chores, I entered the chicken coop and discovered four new eggs....

Running, running, running

Sometimes it's something necessary. For instance, I had to drive to Duluth on Monday for a team meeting regarding Javid's care and future planning. I love visiting with Javid but not so much for...

With all the snow, the deer are having a hard time

When I drove to town today, I saw four deer standing on the road. I stopped back a ways to let them decide what they wanted to do. Finally they turned around and jumped...

We didn’t let a foot of new snow stop progress

Although we had a foot, plus of new snow and a wind to drift it, Will got out early the next morning, swept off the plow truck, and got to plowing. My son, Bill,...