Moving & Growing

Moving & Growing

Moving & Growing I made the first move toward having my own farm that has felt very tangible: I’ve moved out of the suburbs! I am reminded of Seneca’s old saying “luck is when opportunity meets preparation,” because this situation has seemed to just “work out,”...
Burning Out & Finding Balance

Burning Out & Finding Balance

Burning Out & Finding Balance This spring, I found myself burning out. The additional work I’ve taken on related to building this website, working to build a social media presence, and researching farming meant that I had very little downtime, and it started to...
Go Wisely & Slowly

Go Wisely & Slowly

Go Wisely & Slowly There are two pieces of advice I have heard over and over in my interviews with farmers: you can start where you are and start small. First, starting where you are. A standard question I ask is how people who live in urban or suburban...
Roots & Beginnings

Roots & Beginnings

Roots & Beginnings Much of my adult life has been an exploration of yin. What is femininity, what is stillness, why is it so hard for me to function in a world characterized by action and speed, why I am so easily overwhelmed and depleted, why does everything...