Quotes capture the author’s unique perspective in a bite-sized snapshot of their work. Like tiny pieces of artwork. We can go to Rumi for a particularly poignant quote on love or life that touches our soul. We can lean on Henry David Thoreau to understand the longing in each of us to return to nature. […]
As a writer as well as a farmer, I’ve made a point this summer to catch up on reading about farming, lifestyle, self sufficiency, and the back to the land movement. Some books I’ve read before, some I’ve been enjoying for the first time, and all are important insights into their writer’s perspective on agriculture.
Farm life is often a romantic dream. The animals, the fresh food. But is it really all beautiful? This is what farm life is here.