farm life





1/6/2016
Serenity Acres Farm shares its experiences with WWOOFers so yours will be a good one.
11/13/2015
Death on a farm is unavoidable as life itself. These stories share lessons learned, words of wisdom and how a farmer can prepare for the inevitable when raising livestock.
2/4/2015
Just when you’ve got something broken in on a farm, the holes begin to appear. There’s a hole in the bucket, a hole in my muck boots — and of course there are holes in the fence! But it’s not all bad, so here’s a homesteader’s narrative that provides a good chuckle about life on the homestead with all its wrinkles…and holes.
7/2/2013
How sheep teach and humiliate a grown man.
6/20/2013
It is a regular occurrence, a question we're asked: Why do we do all this work?
4/23/2013
Honey bees, the Boston tragedy, and our power to create the world we’ve been waiting for.
11/14/2012
A story of life, death and rebirth of a hoop house.
9/12/2012
Deb Murphy shares her dad's boyhood stories about making ends meet on the farm in 1930s Nebraska.
1/18/2012
Virginia Grace Abraham shares stories from loved ones about life during the Great Depression and WWII, her stories explore all aspects of the time from hunger and hard work to young marriage and the commonly over-looked woes of the farmer's wife.
11/16/2011
This fifth story from Robert Zwald talks about his efforts to keep his family farming through the depression, even after they lost their own land.
11/1/2011
Robert Zwald grew up in the 1900s, farming with his father in Minnesota. This is part one of his stories from the past, as compiled by his daughter, Ruth.
7/28/2011
I am the Flock-Tender here on HOMEGROWN.org. I am keeping a chronicle of my experiences learning, living, and growing a homegrown lifestyle fresh out of college. Am I doing this life right?
6/24/2009
Life with goats, sheep, cows, chickens and other livestock isn't all roses. Publisher Bryan Welch considers the value of finding and keeping the right partner for tackling life on the farm, goose poop and all.
12/19/2008
Sometimes even — perhaps especially — those whose lives are full with experience, knowledge and good living can find that as their time begins to dwindle, there isn't quite enough. Not that that's anything other than as it should be.
11/15/2006
Farming brings with it a lot of dirt, manure and blood, not to mention death. But it's these that also make it so full of life.




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