Experiences and stories about what it’s like to live the farm life

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…

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…

Month of Maple Syrup

For those of you who may not know, maple syrup can usually only be made once a year. That sweet sap only comes from the maple tree during the time of year when night temperatures are freezing and day temperatures rise above zero. Add some sun and those trees produce a lot of sap. The…