My new blog, with its home over at the farm website:
A few behind-the-scenes tips about raising free-range chickens:
Also, I’m in the process of writing an article about Pink Slime. The road goes on forever, and the party never ends…
Today, in between moving the sheep back to Virginia from their West Virginia winter vacation, making a second cup of coffee and patching a section of dilapidated wire fence, I thought about this question, currently being posed by the N.Y. Times: Is It Ethical To Eat Meat? Here’s my response. Let me know what you think.
Is now over on our Vimeo page: https://vimeo.com/38233375
In the meantime, I’ve just finished the book proposal for Hayseeds, 62 pages of market analysis, a like-minded bibliography, and 31 individual chapter summaries among other things.
Rather like a Master’s thesis, I’ve decided, without the filigreed Latin and sheepskin at the end of the journey…
A big back log of movies to be made, now that the proposal is complete. Also, a new blog over at www.smithmeadows.com about my friend Jimmy Hogge, the Chesapeake Bay fisherman who passed away this week. God speed, Jimmy.
Currently reading Alice Munro’s Too Much Happiness, as well as David Sedaris’ When You Are Engulfed By Flames. They do a nice job of balancing each other out.
Still trying to figure out how to link all this stuff together, but making lots of progress! I’ve made a few new videos and posted them on our Vimeo Channel, which you can visit here:
Also, a new Leap Year blog over on our farm page.
Today, I heard the spring peepers for the first time this year. Can’t wait to hear their full chorus around dusk for the next few weeks…