In His Steps

In His Steps

Looking for an inspirational read to start the new year? In His Steps is a popular classic in the public domain.  The story is simple but fascinating: The death of a homeless man move a preacher to ask himself and his congregation the question, “What would Jesus do?”  The answer takes very different forms in each individual’s life and unique circumstances.  The bottom line, however, … Continue reading In His Steps

Scripture Passages of the Month: July 2014

Scripture Passages of the Month: July 2014

Once a month, we would like to share five of our favorite Scripture passages with you. These passages could be one verse long, or they could be a chapter long.  They could have a common theme, or they could be completely unrelated.  They could be verses we have never listed before, or they could be repeats from the previous month.  You just never know! We … Continue reading Scripture Passages of the Month: July 2014

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

It may seem simple to define sustainable agriculture, but ask two people what it is, and you’ll probably get two different answers.  Many of the various perspectives have similarities, but each approaches the subject from a slightly different angle.  Here are three of the most common viewpoints.   Environmental Focus One common view is that sustainable agriculture is about using farming practices that protect the … Continue reading What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Worth It

Worth It

Another year has come around, and a flurry of planning and New Year’s resolving has come with it.  There are so many things we’d all like to do this year: We want to plan the best garden ever. We want to try out new ways of keeping our animals happy, healthy, and productive. We want to experiment with a crop rotation that’s bound to work. … Continue reading Worth It