Tag: micro-farm

Our 10th Season: Hello, Goodbye.

Our 10th Season: Hello, Goodbye.

Funny thing happened on the way to the farm’s 10th anniversary year- We decided to quit. (Half my brain is excited, the other half is threatening to throw itself off a cliff.) So there we were, getting seed orders prepped for the start of a…

Take a Garden Tour

Take a Garden Tour

Walk with Hawkeye through part of the vegetable garden. Filmed 07/15/18.    

It’s getting embarrassing…

It’s getting embarrassing…

Several people have asked me recently, “Are you still making your herbal products?”. It’s kindof getting embarrassing because I am making things all the time but no one seems to know… My fault, of course! I’m not good with keeping up my newsletter and blog…

Shameless Self-Promotion (take 3)

Shameless Self-Promotion (take 3)

Trying to get in a bit of movie practice so I can take you into the garden with me this year… This was not the best take, but you can hear me swallow the sip of coffee and it’s making me laugh! (Dammit Jim, I’m…

Vegan Skincare relaunches March 22

Vegan Skincare relaunches March 22

Bursting with fresh energy and new ideas, I’m ready to dig in and get busy. Hiatus was exactly what I needed. My vegan skincare line has been redesigned and refined, focusing on a few select herbs and oils that have proven themselves indispensable in helping skin…

What Farmers Do Off-Season

What Farmers Do Off-Season

Here we are visiting Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands. What a wonderful vacation– full of sunshine, snorkeling, and sailing! With Spring right around the corner, we’re getting itchy to get back to farming but there’s still lots of snow on the ground with very cold nights so it looks…

What about the Herbal?

  Earlier this year, we had to close the online store for our handmade vegan skincare company, Paradise City Herbal, because the micro-farm was taking up all our time. But Sheri is still making her herbal cremes, butters, salves, and oils, and will be debuting a few new creations this…

Garden in the Sky

Garden in the Sky

A piece of our big puzzle has finally fallen into place…. When Hawkeye and I decided we wanted to move from serious hobbyists to dedicated farmers, the first challenge we faced was space. Our house in Northampton sits on just 1/5 acre- not nearly enough…