Harvest Magazine Article – Spring 2018
Dairy farmer Laura Beck describes how farm individuality arises out of a farmer’s integration with her animals, land and community.
I’ve been playing with the idea of what farm individuality means for a few years now and letting the idea slowly evolve in my head and my senses.
When I first started this farm almost five years ago, I was whirring with the different, varied and many needs to get the farm and the business up and running. I didn’t give myself much space to sit and be present in the farm. But, slowly over the years, the daily rhythm has crept into the pulse of my body and there are times that I can see things in a new, fresh way. These times happen mostly when I am entirely present with the cows that live on the farm.Read more