Women’s farm groups have changed over the decades but the camaraderie they share is still the same.
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 themselves with honey, all in the name of […]
It’s two weeks into September and my mind is finally beginning to let go of summer. It’s been a slow transition but as autumn reveals its golden glories I can’t help getting excited. And here are two happenings that make autumn great! September is Eat Local Month Harvests everywhere are at their peak and whether […]
Boy, do I love showcasing my clients! And because tomorrow is Earth Day, let me introduce Liberty Prairie Foundation, a new client I’m puffing with pride to have on my roster. Located 45 minutes north of Chicago in Grayslake, Ill., this non-profit organization works to promote ways for people in northern Illinois to responsibly use land and water. […]
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 entities, I now realize there is so much […]