Quotes

An Ideal Farm

An Ideal Farm

Everyone shares a kinship with the land. No matter where we are in time or distance, the desire for an ideal country spot is very real. Whether the image comes from books, childhood experiences, or the depths of our souls, it has an indelible quality. The dream farm has fields here, an orchard there, a…

The Dinner Plate

The Dinner Plate

I believe that the quality of life begins on the dinner plate. Food is something we cannot do without and live. Those of us living on agriculturally productive land are fortunate. Not only can we produce food for our livelihood, we can grow food for our families and ourselves. At mealtime we often look at…

Food Production as a Ministry

Food Production as a Ministry

If the Christian community will take this incredible opportunity that God has given us to extend redemptive power and to wrestle with righteous landscape, righteous visceral physical living; what does righteous physical living look like? If we will wrestle with that it will create inroads of opportunity for testifying of His grace and His existence,…

Nothing Compares

Nothing Compares

We’re the first culture that views children as liabilities instead of assets. All cultures in history viewed children as a blessing. Today we talk about the cost of raising a child. You know, this is the first generation which the average child has not had domestic chores… kids used to grow up weeding the garden,…