Growing a Farmer

"I gotta plow my field today, mama," my son replied when I asked what he wanted to do today. Then, he whizzed off on his toy tractor,...

Pulling My Weeds

I watched a video on talking to kids about racism, which so plainly called it what it is: a manifestation of sin. Like all sins that...


Hi, my name is Kalley Howard, and I am a bread addict. Most mornings I wake up, grab a cup of coffee, and start on a bread recipe for the...

Believing in Tomorrow

To plant is to believe in tomorrow. For farmers, that quote is definitely true for us. As we finish planting, we have hope in our growing...

Breakfast for Mom

This morning while I'm cooking breakfast, I‘m having strong coffee in honor of the strong women who came before me.

Blackberry Poptarts

Flaky pie crust. Homemade filling with blackberries from our garden. Sprinkles. What's not to love about these homemade poptarts!

You Could Learn That

Recently in the news, there was a politician who made headlines with a comment that either made every farmer’s blood boil or made their...

More Than One Way

There is no universally perfect method for growing food. Instead different layers to our food system, addressing different needs and values.

Prepare to Farm

It‘s easy to put a lot of focus on planting and harvest season. But, so much of the work is in the off season to plan and prepare.