Farm books we love.

My kids have great books on their bookshelf. We’re blessed to know and love librarians and teachers and readers of all kinds who give books to celebrate any occasion, and sometimes for no reason at all. The under-8 set at my house loves farm books. They’re pretty easy to come by, and mostly harmless. FarmContinue reading “Farm books we love.”

The introduction.

Agriculture and parenting have a lot in common. Both are high risk with the potential for high reward. Both require a lot of inputs without any guarantee of yield. And both require optimism — astounding amounts of optimism — in good times and in bad.My parents, both of whom are from multigeneration farm families, startedContinue reading “The introduction.”