Category Archives: backyard farming

Food for Thought

We joke a little sometimes while we work, a morbid gallows humor that from an outside perspective would seem absolutely ghastly, but we understand each other perfectly. It helps to laugh through something difficult. My ears have burned from Linda’s cussing when a neighbors’ dog started barking as we were trying to calm a rabbit down for slaughter. Continue reading

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How I yearn for a ‘Semple House’

My aunt recently found this old picture of the back of The Semple House, the home where my mother and her sisters were raised in Williamsburg, Virginia. Since my grandfather was the chief landscape architect for Colonial Williamsburg they lived … Continue reading

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Urban Farming & Raising Meat Rabbits

A guest blog from Jennifer Latham, a good friend of ours, who recently started raising meat rabbits. Above are of Chili, Pepper and the new kits. As with most things that become really important in my life, I can’t remember … Continue reading

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