What sets us apart?

One thing that sets us apart is our transparency. We have an open-door policy for anyone who wants to learn about farming this way. That’s right, you can stop by anytime to see what’s going on. We don’t have any Read More

Fantasy land

The ultimate American fantasy is the idea that you can spend today and pay tomorrow. Today consumer debt makes up almost 80% of the national gross domestic product. In 2007, just before the great recession, consumer debt was over 95% Read More

The Field of a Sluggard

I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of a man lacking sense, and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw Read More

“I don’t want to see that!”

During the recent Ag and Art Tours, we met tons of nice people and gave many tours of our farm. One couple wanted to learn how to process chickens, so they returned on processing day, jumped right in and did Read More

Economics must respect community

“When the family is strong, government can be small. When the family is weak, however, the government must compensate for the loss. By focusing on the family, we respect and better the community.” – Dr. Albert Mohler (“Toward a Christian Read More

Hey Carrie, would you change this line?

As much as we all like Carrie Underwood’s music, there is a line in her song “Smoke Break” that I wish she would change. It goes like this: “He’s a big-city, hard-working man just trying to climb the ladder First Read More

…but joy comes with the morning

Yesterday, cancer took another young person, and my heart just breaks for her family. As I was considering the weight of this heavy matter, a passage from Mark’s gospel came to mind. Let me share it with you: 32. And Read More

Walmart is closing! Breaking news or good news?

The news broke in my hometown today that our Walmart is closing at the end of the month. I admit, the news comes as sort of a shock to me.  I don’t know their business model, but I know they Read More

One of my favorite quotes from GK Chesterton: “The new rebel is a sceptic…”

But the new rebel is a sceptic, and will not entirely trust anything. He has no loyalty; therefore he can never be really a revolutionist. And the fact that he doubts everything really gets in his way when he wants Read More