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…

Dew Abides Deactivate Facebook

Closing the Book

“Are you sure you want to do this?” Two boxes appeared on the screen. I selected “Yes.” “If you do this, K— and S—…

Making nocino with The Dew Abides


Nocino. The word alone evokes images of sipping something decadent while gazing across the mountains of the Emilia-Romagna. When Brad came across the description…

The Dew Abides bookshelf


Observant folks may have noticed there’s a new tab atop The Dew’s home page, one marked “Bookshelf.” Because friends often ask us to recommend…