New Farmer Grant Program


I’ve never applied for a grant before, but when I recently heard of the New Farmer Grant Program in New York State  –  I knew that this would be the first time! The world needs more small farms and farmers and I’m happy to say that New York State is investing in the future of […]

Notes from the Barn


She’s my [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=”Ts3pNaMRmfE&rel=0″ width=”800″ height=”450″ anchor=”Rushmore” description=”Scene from Rushmore”], Max. Yeah, I know. She was mine too. This barn and farm is like my Rushmore. I am here to do one thing. Reclaim the it, renovate it and ultimately save it for future generations to appreciate. Latest notes on barn renovations:   Soul of […]

Taking Down A Silo


You could say that the first major item in our farm renovation has begun with a bang! We recently took down an old silo because it was severely rotted at the base and just too far gone to fix. Tin roof! Rusted… The one on the right (that I point out in [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=”vYEoYIwmXsA&rel=0″ width=”800″ […]

Bottling Homemade Wine


Louis Pasteur said that “wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” This is good to hear because we spent this weekend bottling homemade wine at my cousins in New Jersey. It was only a short 12 months ago that we gathered up our grapes from Prosperos in Pleasantville and spent the afternoon picking […]