I have been struggling the past few years to have a farm and I and my family recently came to the conclusion that we don’t want a farm. We want a homestead.
What’s wrong with farming?
A farm is centered around production. You are trying to build an agricultural empire (of whatever size) where you are selling. Push push push. You have a product and it needs to go out, whether that product is beef, cheese, jelly or asparagus. Because it’s a business, you focus on what is the most profitable and you slash what isn’t. You try to get your numbers up, try to increase your stock, try to increase Read More
Tonight we went to the movies with a good friend of the family. We also took Joachim, our newest intern who is from France. Poor Joachim. He hadn’t even gotten to the ranch before he got a full dose of Flip Flop humor and hospitality. We picked him up from the bus stop and took him straight to movies and dinner and got home at one in the morning lol. Ah but life is so much better with laughter. Laughter and friends.