The Language of Nature

The tide of Summer has deepened and on our homestead we have finally begun to pull more crops than weeds. As the excitement of Midsummer fades into the long, hot days of July, I find myself thinking about nature and what it really means to me and my family. Enthroned on my wicker chair, only…

The Good Farmer: a Silent Warden for the Homestead

In a lot of ways, modern society has stripped the traditional family of the tools needed to keep the folk and the land safe from harm or misfortune.  When seeking ways to return to a more simple life, there are definite barriers to shedding the trappings of modernity and working and living as our forefathers…