HI THERE! We’re the hens at Three Roods Farm. The white chicken on the roosting bar is our rooster. That’s how he got his name. He roosts. We do all the work. We’ve been at this farm for almost a year now. Greg and Robin take good care of us here. We look forward to
First came the ice storm. 4 days without electricity. Dreariness. The poor river birch tree was heavy laden. I thought it might never recover. Greg and I went out that first morning at 6am to clear the driveway so I could go to work. No way! Another huge branch had fallen from that old willow
Most of the trees at Three Roods Farm were planted by Greg, our family and the interns. Some maples were started by the wind-blown seeds and some nut and oak trees were helped along by the squirrels. But the big willow tree at the entrance to our farm was there before we were. My father said
Their farm grows ideas even now when they are settled in tied down to the plants like a mortgage or a bill. It still feeds minds tends spirits that come in interrupting sentences of their lives, paragraphs of gardens. And now, decisions must be made, like weeds to be pulled. The grass grows
According to the Jewish calendar, the New Year 5774 has just begun. In the USA school starts at this time of year, so most of us have a sense of new beginnings when September comes. As I open to new beginnings, I give thanks for all that has brought me to this time and place.