“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 Quick Adventure

 We've been absent - missing yesterday's blog because we were out of town.  While the farm was in the safe, loving hands of our number one helper, Anna and her little girls..... And... "the girls"- long-time friends- Maggie and Macy and their mom, we left town for three days for a quick, cool getaway to our dear friends' lake house.

With Maggie and Macy came the three chickens that they had hatched out early this spring.  Only two, the two hens, are staying here at the farm.  The white rooster, who turned quite mean - and at such a young age- is being re-homed to one of Maggie's teachers.  We definitely cannot have a mean rooster here on the farm.  It's too stressful to chickens and humans alike!

The two new faces, who, by the way, are very, very tame, are Posie and Poppy.

So, while we were biking....

and kayaking...

swimming, paddle boarding, and floating to our hearts content on this beautiful lake -

 at the top of a mountain, making it the highest altitude lake in Pennsylvania....

and staying in a home that felt like a resort...

our wonderful helpers were enjoying a (hot) farm weekend.

Macy brought her rescue dog, Mamma B., and Sammie was in charge of keeping her close.

As for the...


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