I am a female farmer and I am strong. I can carry hay bales and turn wrenches. I can hammer, saw and shovel for hours. I can lug a calf across the sale barn. I can carry a 50lb feed bag to the barn and never even flinch. I am a female farmer and I… Continue reading I am a Female Farmer
If you had to guess how many farmers between the age of 18 and 35 lived in Ohio what number would you say? 200? 400? Last weekend over 700 young farmers (and that definitely isn't all of them!) came together and in Columbus for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Young Agricultural Professionals "Taking Root" Leadership… Continue reading A Bunch of Young Farmers.
The last 6 days have been a whirlwind on our farm. Unfortunately, we did not get the ending that we had hoped for. This is not going to be a happy post, but it will be an honest one. Last Wednesday as I was getting out of the shower J called me and told me… Continue reading An Unhappy Story and 3 Lessons
One of the things we are very proud of at Angel Family Farms is our deep faith in God and the belief that his son, Jesus Christ, died so that we could be forgiven for our sins simply by believing in him and asking for forgiveness. We believe that, as Christians, we are called to… Continue reading Livestock in the Christmas Story
Hey ya'll this is Tessa and Farmer from JTL farms and the blog From My Farm and Table. We own and operate a no till grain farm in Oldtown Valley, the next valley over from Shana and Jonathan at Angel Family Farms. We’ve recently had the opportunity to farm their cropland. They’ve asked us to… Continue reading JTL Farms Takeover!
I won't deny that on occasion I do enjoy getting all dressed up and going out somewhere fancy. Going out with friends is especially fun because you get to have some good company to make you laugh. When you farm, you often end up with a different sort of unplanned nights out with friends that end… Continue reading Double Dates-Farm Style
Friends have a way of knowing exactly when you need to hear something, whether they realize it or not. This Sunday, Tessa, from Lautzenheiser Farms, wrote a blog post that really stuck with me this week. She wrote about being at peace in her garden. At first I thought to myself that yes, my garden was… Continue reading Peaceful Places
Summer has finally made its way to the valley and things are looking good! We have had huge amounts of rain lately which has been really hard on some of the crops in the area. Soybeans are drowned, corn has lost lots of nitrogen, wheat has sprouted and hay is in all states of disrepair!… Continue reading Summer is here!
Happy National Agriculture Day! Since I've recently told you about what agriculture means to us and why we are a part of it, I thought I would tell you a story instead. This is a story of my goofy little dog on our farm this weekend. Sweet little Mayberry, as I have referenced before, is… Continue reading National Agriculture Day and A Story About My Dog