THE BLOG

Here's what we've been up to...

Jan 7, 2017, 12:11 PM
A short recap of 2016 on the farm.
Aug 28, 2016, 3:21 PM
It makes it extremely difficult to successfully handle the business of selling eggs when the key component to that equation gets picked off and eaten on the run.
Jun 25, 2016, 5:05 PM
The tomatoes are as tall as me (well, I'm only 5'2" so it doesn't take much to be taller) and are covered in flowers and fruit.
Jun 5, 2016, 4:13 PM
May 3, 2016, 2:57 PM
‚ÄčIt has been a while since my last blog post. Sometimes life on the farm can toss you something unexpected.
Apr 16, 2016, 7:20 AM
At home, I’m trying to add more dried beans and peas to our weekly menu. Last weekend I decided to make a lentil loaf. The first time that I had a lentil loaf was last April when I went on a three-day silent retreat. The retreat was at Satchidananda Ashram/Yogaville in Buckingham, Virginia. (https://www.yogaville.org/) The retreat was a way for me to recharge my batteries.
Apr 3, 2016, 8:42 AM
This is a warning…this blog post might strike a nerve with you. I don’t expect you to agree with me; sometimes I even question myself. Today I’m going to touch on GMO’s.
Mar 6, 2016, 7:41 AM
My typical weekday morning starts very early. I wake up around five a.m. to get ready for work. My daughter Becky splits the feeding chores with me so that each of us feed about half of the animals. But weekends run a bit different...
Feb 22, 2016, 7:17 PM
Today’s post isn’t about just about the farm. As I’ve mentioned before, Sycamore Creek Farm is my vision. The high tunnels and the livestock connect me to the land. I love hiking my woods, watching the creek and listening to the whippoorwill on a warm spring evening. But, I also have a day job and I’ve been going to school, continuing to further my education after receiving my AAS in 2005.
Feb 2, 2016, 5:52 PM
Spring is on the way? So, I guess Phil didn’t see his shadow this morning which means that if we follow the prediction of a rodent then we’ll have an early spring.
Jan 25, 2016, 2:33 PM
Hello and welcome to Sycamore Creek Farm! Since this is the first blog post, I thought I’d tell you a bit more about our farm and family. When I was growing up in Carroll County Maryland, it was still quite rural (it isn’t anymore) and I would dream of owning my own farm. I had some requirements...