Archives for December 2010

Outlook to Winter

December 12, 2010 at 5:31 pm

Most of us, I fear, look upon winter with some feeling of dread and apprehension. It is to be endured. This feeling is partly due to the immense change that comes with the approach of winter. The trees are bare. The leaves are drifting into the fence-rows. The birds have flown. The deserted country roads... View Article

The Bailey Farmstead…the Most Important Fact in Agriculture

December 5, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Leafing through a copy of L.H. Bailey’s most autobiographical book, The Harvest, I came across a passage on the importance of the home, specifically the home as a farmstead. Bailey wrote that the farmstead, “…is the greatest and most important fact in agriculture…The good single-family farm in the real open country (not in the environs... View Article