Well, it froze!

We'd been expecting a freeze and preparing mightily for it, but when we woke up to white on the grass, it was still sort of a shock. We did all we could, covering the...

With a frost warning, we worked like dogs for two days, harvesting and covering...

Luckily, we did have two days' warning before the expected frost last night. So, on Sunday, Will and I harvested tomatoes to save for seed, ripe tomatoes, green tomatoes, and tomatoes to use for...

And then my computer crashed

Things were going along nicely … I was pulling in lots of dry beans, canning more corn, and taking seeds from our many tomato varieties. I brought two Bozeman watermelons to the house that...

Will got the big field baled up before the rain

It was a real race yesterday as black clouds gathered above. It sure didn't help when we saw a pair of turkey vultures sitting on the old farmhouse chimney, watching him go around and...

Every day is a harvest day now

As fall approaches, our crops are ripening in earnest. The blackbirds are again attacking our corn crops, most of all, the Mandan Lavender Parching corn. I'm picking the corn as soon as it is...