It's National Farmers Market Week and I couldn't appreciate it more, having just attended a workshop on Raleigh's Hillside Farm. Oh, my goodness, the arduous, hand labor that goes into producing high-quality, organic vegetables. Let's take a moment right now and send out a #lovemymarket and … [Read more...] about Love My Market, Love My Farmers!
Giving It Some Thought
Happy February! So what do you think my honeybees are up to these days? From what I’ve read, they’re not hibernating. Even in cold Midwestern temps—and we've had plenty of that this year—those little sweethearts are busy in their hives clustering together, fluttering their wings and energizing … [Read more...] about February Randomness
It's National Ag Week and my thanks to the men and women who provide our food and clothing. Being from the Midwest, it used to be when I thought of farmers, Holstein cows naturally came to mind. Or million-dollar implements on acreage as vast as the eye could see. While I certainly appreciate these … [Read more...] about National Ag Day 2017
Last week I was stopped at a Madison intersection along side this gentleman. "Homeless," his sign read. "Anything helps." I gave him some money, wished him God's blessings and moved on with the green light. Homeless. Jobless. Sick child. Hungry dog. These are the signs of street beggars. They … [Read more...] about Giving Tuesday: The Easiest Way to Put Christ Back in Christmas!