Stepping Up for the Future of Agriculture- Are You Willing?

When it came to our first year in New Mexico, we had a lot of expenses. With a cross country move, buying a new farm, renovating the new farm, and then the normal expenses of four kids, we didn’t have a lot of extra…

Learn How To Motivate Your Children With Farm Chores

One question that I get often is, “How old does my child need to be to start chores?” I may be a minority, but I believe that we often underestimate our children. Not allowing your child to do chores, and thus learn responsibility, is…

Lessons in Losing

.   This article was published by Countryside Magazine, summer 2016 Children and animals go together like a hand in a glove. There is something therapeutic about the relationship between a child and their animal. Youth programs that require a child to raise, care…

Choosing A Towing Vehicle

While some people choose to drive trucks to make a statement, trucks are a vital tool to the farmer and homesteader. Towing safely is far more complicated than simply hooking up a trailer and hitting the road. Having the proper truck for the job…