Maravillas Maravillosas

Farm Poetry Hannah Atkinson Renglich   maravillas maravillosas hannah atkinson renglich as the girasol does its namesake work of turning to the sun we do the opposite shielding ourselves with feathered straw hats and taking up hoes and rakes to break the twitchgrass crowding out beds formerly laden with garlic on a hot September morning…

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Shepherdess at Work

The farm job that has always resonated with me the most is taking care of the sheep. Maybe it’s that nurturing instinct in me. Or perhaps it’s because I value personal growth, and you can’t not grow as a person after working with sheep for several months. Either way, the sheep have become my family,…

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Fencing Workday With My Friends

Guest post by Andre Good fencing is a feature of functional importance on any farm, as it lays down key infrastructure that keeps livestock out of the fields where they don’t belong and in the pastures where they do belong. At Cavaleiro Farm, there was already some existing fence that had likely been laid down…

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The Birth of a Lamb

Guest post by farm intern Janice Ho One of the most amazing experiences you can have on the farm is not only witnessing the birth of a new lamb, but also helping to make sure it’s a successful one. After seeing how many things can go wrong in the process of a lamb birth, I…

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