HiBar Ranch Photography – Shots Of The Week – Welcoming Spring Theme

Many of you like both our poetry and photography here at the ranch and farm called HiBar.  Here are some of our best photography shots for this first week of March!  Spring is coming and babies are growing. These photographs are available for use free of charge but please site HiBar Ranch when used and…

Goings On At The Farm For The Week Of Febuary 18th-25th

We are often told by other homesteaders that it is helpful to follow what we are doing on our farm on a weekly basis as it helps others learn the seasonality of things on the farm.  Each week there are things to do that prepare you for the months ahead where there is less and…

My Cover Story Article Can Be Read In Jan/Feb. Addition of Countryside Magazine

I am pleased to share the cover of Countryside Magazine’s Jan/Feb. 2017 addition where I wrote the cover story Igniting The American Homesteading Dream and a follow on case study of a New York State local farm, an interview with the NY Agriculture Commissioner and more.  The research I have done on the millennial movement…

May Farm Update – HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest

May has been a spectacular month for us at HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest. First, we opened up the ranch in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, prepping for summer activities there.  The bees in the hives are beginning their early spring foraging and survived a somewhat mild winter.  The woods were traversed to…