The farm is in its post-solstice slump. Every farmer I know gets tired and stressed out by the end of June, and we are no exception. I’ve been thinking this week about how tightly our egos are tied to the well-being of the farm. Maybe everyone feels this about their work, but I … [Read more...] about Essex Farm Note, Week 26, 2011
This quick mashup dates from August 2010. I was driving past and saw Chad (Essex Farm) plowing with four draft horses. I was mesmerized. I sat for about half an hour and watched, snapping these few fuzzy photographs with my mobile phone. And then the heavens split wide open and … [Read more...] about Essex Farm in Essex, New York: Draft Horses!