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How to Build a Sauna

The boards arrive, western red cedar, 11/16″ thick, kiln-dried, to be specific; and the sweet smell of cedar is incentive for Mark …

Autumn Harvest

When we first moved to this farm, Mark spent some time in the Cheshire County Historical Society scrolling through microfilm reproductions of …

Odocoileus virginianus

Earlier this season we had a doe come in with two barely-standing fawns and, one day in May, while moving a fence, …

Microbial Cultures

It’s fermentation time at Water Run Farm. With the garlic harvested, and drying in the barn, the blueberries picked and flash frozen, …

Why?

Some questions keep coming up, no matter how many times they are asked.

Third Person Rural

Some moments in the days of the lives of the people who live at Water Run Farm.  

Mark Goes Skiing

With the snowpack in the Sierra at record levels, bringing back memories of the great 1982-83 season, Mark could not stay away …

The Sword of Damocles

Precarious indeed for walkers and drivers alike, a reminder to keep confidence and hubris in check as eighteen inches of snow fall …

Ellinore’s Eye

This fall semester Ellinore took a digital photography class. Looking at her collection of images I am once again reminded of all …

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