My twentieth farm was Clos Saron in Oregon House, California. The Farm “Be on a path and let things happen.” Gideon’s philosophy. The farmers are Saron and Gideon. The Home Vineyard is in the Sierra Foothills at 1,500 feet. The microclimate is ten degrees cooler than the surrounding area which allows Gideon’s favorite Pinot noir […]
My nineteenth farm was Whispering Winds in Port Angles, Washington. It is a homestead with goats, sheep, llamas, horses, chickens, lots of dogs of all sizes, and a wonderful vegetable garden. A post will be coming soon!
My eighteenth farm was Annie’s Flower Farm in Sequim, Washington. It grows cut flowers for wedding bouquets. A full post will be coming soon!
My seventeenth farm was Granny’s Farm in Raymond, Washington. The Farm The farmers are Sandy and Larry. They both grew up in Western Washington. Larry harvested oysters in Willapa Bay for twenty-five years. He devised a way to raise oysters on pvc pipes which kept them away from the burrowing shrimp which feed on baby […]
My sixteenth farm was Applepath in Charlotte, Vermont. The Farm The farmers are Scout and Gia. Scout was raised in an old farmhouse in central Massachusetts. His family didn’t farm but the experience gave him an appreciation of rural areas. He liked Vermont and looked for property in the Burlington region. It was love at […]
My fifteenth farm was Singing River Farm in Rockingham, Vermont. The Farm The farmers are Steve and Laurel. Steve grew up in Vermont and Laurel is from Oregon. Laurel decided to have an adventure and hitchhiked across the country to Vermont where she met Steve. After reading Your Money or Your Life, a book on […]
My fourteenth farm was Panic Swamp Farm in Putney, Vermont. The Farm The farmers are Alison and Meg. Alison grew up on a farmette in Connecticut with cows, chickens and a large garden. Her mom was a do-it-yourself type which rubbed off on Alison. One day while Meg and Alison were living in Brattleboro, their […]
My thirteenth farm was Wise Acres Farm in Kenduskeag, Maine. The Farm The farmer is Brittany. Only thirty years old, Brittany was the youngest farmer I WWOOFed with and she was also the most business-like. Brittany grew up on a homestead with goats in Maine. She left Maine for a while but came back to […]
My twelfth farm was Hamilton Farm and Barred Owl Creamery in Whitefield, Maine. The Farm The farmers are Patti and Chris. Patti had always wanted to have a flock of sheep; she doesn’t know why. So in 1990, she and Chris bought a house with the intention of starting a little farm. They didn’t have […]
My eleventh farm was A Wrinkle in Thyme Farm in Sumner, Maine. The Farm The farmers are Marty and Mary Ann. Marty is originally from Maine and wanted to come back after living in the Midwest. They bought thirty-two acres in Sumner, Maine in 1995. Their property had a […]