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Our Enduring Tractors:  Original Promotional Videos

Our Enduring Tractors: Original Promotional Videos

In most professions, a person does not depend every single day on a piece of machinery that was built more than a half century ago. Yet here we find ourselves, reliant on a beautiful 1963 Massey Ferguson tractor. Three or four years ago we brought the Ferguson to our...

“How did it get so late so soon?”
― Dr. Seuss

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Where does the time go?

If there is one thing farmers always seem to be short on, it's time. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size=""...

A Deep Dive into the Lesser Known Leafy Greens

A Deep Dive into the Lesser Known Leafy Greens

Never really thought of broccoli or the Brussels sprout as a leafy green? Well, your not alone, but I think technically we can count both as leafy greens. The Brussels sprout is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages (Brassica oleracea), and we eat its edible...

Old School Farm Cool

We've recently added a Tumblr microblog under the name "Old School Farm Cool" to post some of our favorite family photos gathered from albums in the attic. Hope you enjoy!

“On Reading Wendell Berry”

“On Reading Wendell Berry”

From Guest Contributor Ryan Tahmaseb When I was asked to write something for Gromaine, my thoughts turned immediately to Wendell Berry. I had recently finished reading What Are People For?, a collection of Berry’s essays published in 1990 that centers around...

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