Eco-farm conference, thoughts on our CSA ministry, and seal puppies.

January 20th through 23rd found Erynn, Sarah and I braving a long and rainy drive up to Monterey to participate in the 30th annual Eco-Farm Conference. Where to begin? Well, the opening plenary began with Wes Jackson (from the Land Institute) and Frances Moore Lappé (author of “Diet for a more »

A farm student's perspective on education

Photo from This last week, the Atlantic published a disappointing article by Caitlin Flanagan criticizing school gardens, in particular Alice Water’s famous Berkeley garden. essay writers online Her argument is essentially that education in the garden is useless; or worse, it inhibits children from moving up in cultural and more »

Gopher art

Organic means our produce is SO GOOD that everything wants to eat it. That’s what I try and tell myself when I encounter holes in the lettuce or little nibbles off the summer squashes. But this… …can be frustrating. Happy thoughts about sharing with the other living things on our more »