Dear Friends of the Farm:
The door to the cave has closed. It does this the first day of Spring every year. Slams shut and we can’t get back in. No more hibernation. No more long evenings around the fire wondering why life holds what it does. No more leisurely planning for the year to come. No more cocooning. Nope. All that is over.
The call to action is ringing loud and long today. Spring has sprung on the farm. We’ve heard it and have responded. The first thing we did was invite some young farmers up for a day. They arrived last night, sleeping bags and overnight kits in hand and as I write this are they are strewn about the house sleeping off popcorn and plans for today and late night talking about what ever teens talk about these days. Your old chipmunks went to bed and slept. We know what we’ll need for this busy day. (more…)