Un-Common

Anyone who’s traveled with me knows I’m crazy about birds. Boating across The Netherlands, friends laughed at my incessant waterfowl photography (quickly dubbed Duck…

Pecan Point Farm with The Dew Abides

The Ten Percent

Remember the intense conversations you had as a twentysomething about things that mattered: literature, philosophy, social justice, cake versus yeast doughnut? If you’re like…

Sow and Behold

“It’s like you’ve been magically transported back to 1995.” So my sister says, after my new job at Jenny Jack Farm began back in March. Three days a week, I’m in the field or greenhouse, with intermittent phone coverage and no internet access. And the last thing I want to do in the evening is clear spam out of the inbox, which means I typically log on only two days a week.

North Highland Farmers Market and The Dew Abides

Fair Market Value

Food can bring us together. This much I know. But in our neighborhood and many others like it, there’s an inexcusable divide that needs…

Bald eagle

Comfort and Joy

The winter of 2015, Alzheimer’s took away my Mom’s ability to speak. That same week, a pair of cardinals, her favorite bird, built a…