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…

April’s Amazing Progress At HiBar Ranch, Farm & Forest

Honesty, I can’t imagine a better month than April; maybe October when the fall leaves are so vibrant your heart stops.  But truly, April is the month of re-birth.  Aries is the first sign symbolizing to boldly go forth.  I am an Aries and April is indeed my month.  But, on the farm, April also…

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…