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Death of a farm, the soil lives on

I always look forward to reading Verlyn Klinkenborg’s editorial notebook page in the Sunday NY Times. He writes of wind howling at night, gardens and long walks with his dog in country fields. This past sunday he told of the … Continue reading

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Dog and cat days

August is here in full blazing heat. I haven’t painted in a week and need to stretch more canvas panels. The garden, with a little weeding to give everything some air, is bountiful after all the rains of early spring … Continue reading

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Pleasant Pastures, an Amish farm

I spent the morning and early afternoon at an Amish farm in Honeybrook, PA, which should be 25 minutes from me, but ended up being a 40 minute circular goose chase. I found the place with no help from Google … Continue reading

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Maysie’s Farm

Sam Cantrell has quite a conservation center on his family farm of 60 Acres, 7 in produce.¬†Initially, his family farmed the property on a “homesteading” basis and later the fields were rented to tenant farmers who were conventional corn growers. … Continue reading

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