Tag Archives: Farming

My View from the Ramparts: Reintroducing this blog

As you can see from the history, this blog has languished for a while. Well, it will no more. What prompted the absence and the change? It started with the fact that I got really sick two and a half … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: Please excuse the mess

Really, it’s more of a metaphorical mess as we go about the business of steering the beast that is Innisfree on the Stillwater in a new direction. What does that direction look like? Well, we’re now share-cropping organic row crops, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: So, I’m still here and kicking

It’s been quite a year at Innisfree on the Stillwater. After more than two years of health struggles, we decided to sell off our cattle herd and change directions some. Our 90 acres of crop ground is now certified organic, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: Ten years in the trenches

It’s been a while since I’ve written here, though the story has been going on. It’s also been ten years since I took on running this farm as my primary occupation, an event that deserves at least some remark. To … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thoughts from Innisfree on the Stillwater: Agriculture is still a strange game a quarter of a century on…

It turns out that I will have been doing work related to agriculture for 25 years this year and will have been doing it full time for a decade this August. It’s strange to imagine having done anything for that … Continue reading Continue reading

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