Yearly Archives: 2011

The season to count my blessings

During the hustling seasons of Spring through Fall here on the farm it is hard to slow down long enough to catch your breath let alone count your blessings…but now that the field is sleeping and the days are shorten […more…]

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Preserving The Harvest

Granted we are at the end of our growing season here on the farm and most of the crops have come to the end of their life cycle.  But we still have some crops that need to be put up […more…]

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Last days of fall

Here we are in the early part of November and a couple of good frosts and 1 freeze under our belt and we still have some beds of greens that keep hanging on. That I love. Of course my son […more…]

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Breaking out the frost covers & Cranking up the farmhouse kitchen's oven!

Well…well I do declare it feels like fall after all. This morning my son climbed out of bed and proclaimed “that’s it..it is too cold to go to school this morning..think I will be sleep in”. Yea right young man..you […more…]

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A Fine Fall Indeed!

With all this lovely fall weather and beautiful sunny days the farm is buzzing with life.  Walking around today reminded me of what a great season fall can be when it comes to how much food we can grow during […more…]

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Turnip Greens & Chick, Chick, Chick

Aren’t y’all just loving this fall weather? Here in Middle Tennessee it has been WONDERFUL! Let me tell you the whole farm has perked up and feeling all frisky and lively, it sure beats that August weather hands down. The […more…]

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The Fall to-do-list

So now that the season is finally starting to feel like fall and is not just some far off wishful thought,  It is time to start checking off some of our extensive to-do-list of projects here on the farm. We […more…]

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Timing is everything

I come from a musical background and so does Mark…that is how we met 15 years ago. Both of us were staff songwriters at Song/Tree publishing in Nashville. We also were neighbors living on the same street in East Nashville..but […more…]

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Something Old, Something New

The season is changing whether it feels like it or not. The plants and the farm animals are accurately aware of it and seem to be settling in for the fall season. The weather though is still very hot and […more…]

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Waitin' on the rains

Rain…Rain…if you talk to any farmer right now in middle Tennessee believe me that will be the hot topic of your discussion. We are dry as a bone and with the water table low…the creek dried up the plants are […more…]

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