community, family, love, mint farm

Summer of Mint Abundance…


Mojitos and fresh mint. Friends and dancing shoes. Lights and laughter.  Celebration was in the air at the Crosby Mint Farm this summer!  In July, we were host to the Class of '76 for their 35th class reunion in the Big Barn.  Music filled the barn by Hidden Agenda, a local Classic Rock band. Two… Continue reading Summer of Mint Abundance…

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community, farming, mint farm, sustainability

The Trip For Life: The Crosby Mint farm


Many thanks to Aaron Fown for visiting with me at the farm.  I am honored to be a part of the Trip For Life...grounded in the muck we discussed farming, sustainability, and the future as friends.  Crosby Mint Farm and the Trip For Life! http://youtu.be/KNU6-ulhRoc

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To Italia and back…


This video was made prior to my trip to the Terra Madre Conference in Torino, Italy.  I am reposting this farm greeting for my new friends from around the world. I want to thank Josh Viertel and Juliana Taube and their amazing Slow Food USA team for their contribution to make this all happen. I… Continue reading To Italia and back…

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Under the Terra Madre Sun…


I  can't help but compare my life to one year ago. My story has a happy ending, but I continue to share memories from that experience that present the contrast. Last fall after the eviction, I would steal away in the dark to visit the farm.  On full moon, I would often run into my… Continue reading Under the Terra Madre Sun…

community, family, love, mint farm

The kindness of others…


This year we celebrate the 99th mint harvest in my family.  It's a small harvest, but it is a harvest.  If you had asked me on August 28th of last year, I would have told you it was probably the end of an era.  With that in mind, this is a perfect time to say… Continue reading The kindness of others…