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Dancing with Nature

  Our ecological approach to farming has its benefits and its drawbacks.  This week we found some of both.  Happily our farm seems to be great habitat for birds and with Spring migration, we are seeing the return of many. Unfortunately, one of the pairs of kildeer chose a nesting spot right where the onions […]


It is said that Uncle Halvdan understood the language of crows and thus knew when a fox threatened the hen house. This is the type of deeply embedded complex knowledge we as mid career transplants to farming lack. Still, hosting cousins from Norway and dear friends from Chicago this week has plugged us into appreciating […]