How to Make a Wild Bird Sanctuary at the Farm

I know that if I look deep into the darkest corners of my heart, there is a part that hears the words “wildlife sanctuary” and thinks this: Continue reading “How to Make a Wild Bird Sanctuary at the Farm”

Mission Statement for the Farm

I had this idea that buying a farm meant embracing a simpler sort of life, being more attuned to nature, and being detached from the goods and glitz of the city. Yet even before we signed the deed of sale on our farm, we found ourselves in the middle of a shopping frenzy. We bought: cowboy boots, cowboy clothes (Wrangler! Levis!), doggie seat belts, horsemanship books and dvds, horse training gear, hats, and sunglasses. Continue reading “Mission Statement for the Farm”