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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family, farmer, father, love

my Dad & Kevin…


This short video was created for my son Kevin's 30th birthday. But, as I viewed the images, I noticed many of the pictures were of my Dad and Kevin. I always saw the love in their eyes for each other, and every picture displayed an embrace. So Happy Birthday to my amazing son, who I… Continue reading my Dad & Kevin…

family, farm, mint farm

Friend For A Lifetime…Isidro Herrera


I fall back in love with Facebook every time I reconnect with friends from years ago. A few months back, I received friend requests from sister and brother, Tina (Herrera) Lopez and Daniel Herrera. Overjoyed, I accepted!  It had been 45 years since our last communication. Their grandfather, Isidro Herrera, cared for the land beneath me… Continue reading Friend For A Lifetime…Isidro Herrera

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…

family, healing, love, mint farm, my heirloom herb

preserving the past


This was published in the Healing Garden Journal in May of 2004. Preserving the Past, Envisioning the Future By Linette Crosby One of the greatest gifts I have received in my life, is the gift to grow up in my very own healing garden, our family mint farm. It is here where I learned to… Continue reading preserving the past