TruGrit – Farming And The Millennial Foodie Movement

The Websters dictionary defines grit as abrasive stone particles, basically.  However, I am not interested in that definition.  I am interested in the second definition – firmness of mind or spirit :  unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger. I have done extensive research into the back to the land movement and changing…

Busy Summer Days At The Farm ~ Harvest Time & Fourth Of July Decor

Garden bounty galore and Fourth of July DECORATING!!! Too fun it’s been this last week. At HIBar Ranch, Farm and Forest we are as busy as bees as summer finally arrives. I type this with my husband working our New York ranch in Upstate New York, preparing the  bee hives for my first harvest next…

June Progress At HiBar Ranch ~ Amazing Month

June has been an amazing month at HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest.  This photo essay captures our amazing progress and bounty generated on our lovely farm in the month of June. First, as you can see above,  lovely spring brings forth a green bonanza  with new green leaves, welcoming the start of farm life for…

A Day In The Life Of A Farmer & Paul Harvey’s poem “When God Made A Farmer”

Honestly, we can’t imagine a different life.  Every day we wake to the thrill and optimism of a new day, as life on the farm is always keeping us up, excited and on our toes.  There isn’t one day that’s the same.  And, every day offers something where we can get our hands engaged and…