Why do farmers farm?

Wendell Berry has the best answer to this question: “Why do farmers farm, given their economic adversities on top of the many frustrations and difficulties normal to farming? And always the answer is: “Love. They must do it for love.” Read More

Suzie, you made my day

Earlier this week, I was downtown Columbia at a staff lunch, and while we were waiting to be seated, I turned around and spotted a friend from high school that I hadn’t seen in years. Suzie and I were in Read More

My interview with Tony and Betsey Brown of Longview Farms

I met Tony and Betsey Brown during the Polyface Farms Intensive Discovery Seminar in July of 2016. We stayed in touch after the seminar and continue to share stories and lessons learned about our journey towards sustainable farming. I had Read More

New “Everyone should farm something” t-shirts

Share our vision with one of our “Everyone should farm something” t-shirts. They are green because grass is green. Local folks can pick one up the next time you stop by for eggs or poultry. Otherwise you can buy one Read More

Our first poultry processing day

Saturday was our first poultry processing day at Triple J Farm. I must say, it was amazing. I am so thankful for a family who supports this farming adventure. There is something very special about raising your own broilers and Read More

Exciting times we are in

Sorry for the Yoda-ish title, but my family loves the Star Wars movies, and I believe what the title says.  These are oddly enough, exciting times in America. I will start with a reminder: ALL of human history is about Read More