Category Archives: Farm Stories

Growing Pains

After plowing down crops earlier this week I was feeling a little disgruntled. Last night I was out digging potatoes for an order after we got back from market and I had time to take stock. The first year at … Continue reading

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As the Seasons Turn

(Originally posted August 19, 2009) August 28, 2009Oh Applesauce! One of the big projects around our house starting in late summer and going through fall is making applesauce for our annual apple butter get-together. When my grandparents used to host … Continue reading

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The things you can find in a potato patch

(originall posted July 20, 2009) Saturday afternoon I was mowing down a few rows of potatoes to get them ready to be dug. There were a few weeds in with the potatoes. Well, OK, there were actually lots of weeds … Continue reading

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Planting Squash and Ruminating

(originally posted 6/5/2009) We found a break in the rain Wednesday long enough to work on the backlog of planting. I was putting in some Ronde de Nice zucchini and some yellow crookneck and working as fast as I could … Continue reading

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Remembering Memorial Day

(Originally posted May 26, 2009) Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day Weekend. Ours was good, although they haven’t been the same for us since my Grandmother passed a few years ago. We always used to go to her place … Continue reading

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