Category: Farms

Autumn Under a Tin Roof

I have noticed myself to be less and less interested in commercialism as I deepen in my Christian faith and continue to live a life more in tune with my priorities. Over the course of this past year, I began unsubscribing to any news letters that make me feel as though I need to buy

Continue reading

Local Honey from Baby Birds Bees

It is so inspiring to meet women who have discovered their passion in life and are out pursuing it. At a trip to the county fair, Jessica discovered beekeeping. She is now cultivating local honey, saving swarms of bees, and conduction sessions for educating people about the plight of the honeybee. She keeps busy as the

Continue reading

Meet Margie of Hunter Farms

Blueberry season is drawing to a close and thankfully Margie had a moment during her busiest time of year to give us the story of Hunter Farms.  Hunter Farms is one of the main blueberry and beef cattle farms in the area. Margie’s husband David is the third generation to live at Hunter Farms. It was purchased

Continue reading

Meet Eileen and James of Little Seed Farm

It is always inspiring to read about a couple that took a risk and started over to pursue their dream business. Eileen and James Ray left New York City and a flourishing fashion career to buy a farm and raise their family in Lebanon, Tennessee. They operate the Little Seed Farm caring for goats and orchestrating a delightful line of skin care products. Below, they tell us about how long they planned their move, beauty benefits of goat’s milk, and a typical day on the farm.

Meet Jeanne of Pomona Hill Farm

So many people, including myself, are embracing a more simple lifestyle with a focus on quality above quantity. Cultivating a sense of gratitude and being in the present moment. To live and operate a farm seems to be the epitome of coming back to nature and enjoying what the earth has to offer each season. Jeanne Motichek was nice enough to share a bit about her life on the farm, being a part of  The Downtown Green Market family, and her process for making goat’s milk soap.