Archives for August 2011

The Size of An Acre

August 25, 2011 at 10:56 am

I am convinced that the size of an acre of land varies directly with the size of the man who manages it. The larger the man, the larger the acre…I once asked an old gardener how much land he had, and he said with pridethat he owned once acre; and he added, “It is a... View Article

48th Annual Blueberry Festival, with Sundaes to Boot!

August 9, 2011 at 12:45 pm

It’s that time again! The 48th Annual Blueberry Festival in South Haven kicks off this week. You can visit the Liberty Hyde Bailey booth on Friday the 12th down at South Haven’s waterfront from 10-3 to toss some blueberries (by hand) and even test your knowledge on blueberry trivia. To top it off, come to... View Article

The Farmer is Proverbially the Man Who has Stood on His Own Feet

August 6, 2011 at 12:40 pm

“The farmer is proverbially the man who has stood on his own feet. Other persons have stood on other men’s feet. The purpose of every good country-life institution is to develop persons who are able to walk alone.” Liberty Hyde Bailey, The State and the Farmer (1909) Related articles In the ‘Fields’ of Academics: Learning... View Article