“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

A Change Is In The Air

Well, we began the weekend in Summer,
and ended it in Autumn!

At least that's how it seems, and I could not be happier!

The end of the week was blistering hot,
but after Saturday's multiple thunderstorms blew through,
(it was one of those days where the weather changed every hour)
cooler weather prevailed.

We had a lovely weekend here on the farm.
I did not leave the farm at all... all weekend.

Saturday was filled with sewing projects...
putting the finishing touches on 90+ face masks,
making matching crib sheet and changing pad cover sets for 
both of our soon-to-be-born grandchildren,
and making the first of this autumn's waxed canvas bags.

(deep purple with dark and light purple herringbone flannel pocket.)

I roasted a batch of tomatoes from the garden, and made this recipe
for Roasted Tomato Basil soup - using our own homegrown
tomatoes, onions, garlic and basil; and
 baked more sourdough multigrain bread and English muffin bread.

For the first time in months, our dry lot had puddles...
a welcomed sight.

The sun returned Sunday morning as we tended to morning chores.

The horses had spent the night out in the upper pastures...

deliriously happy in the cooler weather.
Griz, having grown into his...

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