An A to Z list of what raising a family and building a life on a farm means to us.
I got a coat.
Learning to love the farming lifestyle while choosing to embrace challenges over fears.
It was the Summer of 2018
Summer Love. That's what it's all about. It's about camping and bonfires and s'mores. It's about late nights, corn on the cob, star-gazing and sunburns. It's about swimming, watermelon, sandals and being in nature. But most importantly, summer is about loved ones, laughter and memories made. Ross and I have worked really hard to be... Continue Reading →
Hobnob & Hogwash
I have many childhood memories of impromptu block party grill outs and playing night games with the neighborhood kids until long after the street lights came on. I loved summer time with friends. I still do love summer time with friends, but my neighbors live further away and impromptu isn't a very regular thing. Last... Continue Reading →
Just A Farmer: Money and Big Dreams
Welcome back to my mini series on being "Just a Farmer." I recently saw a facebook meme that said "Farmers make 14% of the retail price you pay in the grocery store, that means a the person producing your food only makes $14 of every $100 you spend." This felt very realistic, but I... Continue Reading →
Just a Farmer
Growing up I loved to read books about horses, country living and strong-willed women. I dreamed of life on a farm or ranch, where the field met the sky and there wasn't another person in sight. Never in a million years did I ever think that dream would become my reality... kinda. I am a... Continue Reading →
Happy New Year to you all! I know I'm a little behind, but that's ok. It took me a few extra days to formulate the words I wanted to say. I hope you all had a blessed holiday season filled with loved ones, relaxation and maybe a few treats too! This year Christmas was so... Continue Reading →
A Christmas Card
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to each and very one of you!! It has been another busy, bustling year on the Harvesting Roots Farmstead. We have been richly blessed with health and happiness. Having each of you with us, continues to be a blessing and exciting adventure, thank you for sharing with us! Now, a... Continue Reading →
I am blessed. I am blessed to raise my kids in a place where fresh air, clean water and green grass are bountiful. I am blessed to put my children to sleep in warm beds with full bellies, and lots of kisses from their mom and dad. I'm blessed to live in a town that... Continue Reading →
Just wanted to share a happy little post about spring on the farm. It's coming!! It will be here soon! We were able to get outside and play today. I even had the windows open for a bit. Feels so good. On this farm spring means calves, foals and chicks. We are expecting a foal... Continue Reading →