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The Power of Social Finance


Money… No matter how you feel about it, it is a necessary asset in bringing an old farm back to life. But when I received a call from Lauryn at Kiva Zip, I was exposed to the power of social finance and it’s exciting possibilities.   Finding “dough” to build a bread oven Our first […]

Building a Wood-Fired Oven

Building a Wood-Fired Oven

A wood-fired masonry oven, up until now, has been a mysterious and complex creation that seemed unfamiliar for someone with little masonry experience. But on Hurricane Island in Maine I learned first-hand the secrets to building a wood-fired oven. Patrick Manley taught the Masonry Oven Workshop and he really delivered. He is an accomplished mason with over 30 […]

New Projects on the Farm

Projects on the Farm

Hey folks! First off, I was amazed and astounded by the feedback I received on my last post, Our Future Farm. Thank you so much. It means a lot to have so many friends & family that are so supportive of this journey. I love this old photo above of my niece Samantha. I love […]