farming

Beans from Dew Point Farm

Cool Beans

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Oh, the sweet taste of irony in the morning. When I was a kid, my dad turned our backyard into a thriving quarter-acre vegetable…

The story in the soil

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Life for most folks during the past six weeks or so of COVID-19 quarantine probably feels like it’s going in slo-mo. Many are reading…

The Good Earth

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At times the soil seemed bountiful and kindly and again stubborn and unfriendly, but it was always a challenge to man’s cunning. — Charles…

not much of a security fence

Good Fences

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It’s not the first question everyone asks us about our farm. It’s the second one. The first is, “What are you going to grow?”…

What comes around

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Brad took me to Dew Point Farm last week to show off the fruits of his labor. They were strewn about our feet in…

Buying the Farm

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If you read our post last month, buried somewhere beneath all the poetic waxing, you may have figured out that we purchased a piece…

Mr. Bojangles

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It seemed a little bit like I’d become a sort of urban anthropologist, as I slowly worked to clear this little pocket of land….

Mistakes

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Mistakes have been made. One time, we bought a marble sink but the cabinet didn’t fit in the bathroom. We were pulling it out…