Finca Sagrada

February 12, 2017

Visiting Grandchildren in the States

  For the last ten days I have been in the States visiting my children and grandchildren. My son David, who lives just outside DC has […]
January 26, 2017

Buying bees in Ecuador

Two weeks ago I arranged to buy six new bee hives from a small bee supply shop in Loja. I have done business with them before […]
January 18, 2017

Orbs over the river

There is so much to learn about living simply on a rather isolated farm.  Our first student of the year is learning that. I love this […]
November 16, 2016

Life gets easier

When we bought our farm in 2008 we had to park our car on the neighbors property and walk the last 100 yards.  We even had […]
November 8, 2016

Surprise mushroom in our garden

Recently this mushroom turned up in our flower garden.  I wish I had seen it produce the net around itself. I have never seen it before […]
November 5, 2016

Biodynamic Student Program and Finding Your Destiny Path

  A Four Week Biodynamic Farming  Program January 3rd to the 29th 2017 Biodynamic Student program – Visit Ecuador to Learn Biodynamic Farming and Living Simply […]
October 27, 2016

Sharing our new community.

Recently we have been blessed with four new people joining us on the land. As we all have ponchos we decided to get coordinated .    Declan […]
October 19, 2016

Planting before the Full Moon

We always try to plant as much as possible in the days leading up to the full moon.  This is when the forces of germination are […]
October 14, 2016

I was wrong about our new cow

Our second cow had her calf today. It’s a heifer and we will start milking her mother on Monday. For biodynamic farmers, cows are much more […]
October 12, 2016

Milking our cow

Nearly every morning, I get to milk our cow. After six months, she is still giving us about three quarters of a gallon.  Amazing. In the […]