A Walk Beyond the Garden

The garden has become familiar.

I know it’s rock walls, the plants who have made it their home.

I’ve shared it’s life, death and rebirth cycles.

Today I walked beyond it’s boundaries and this is what I saw…

A local CSA, Terra Fauna, had planted a plot of Indian corn. Neighbors respect one another and the corn is waiting to be harvested.

Further down the road is the sheep farm. Lambs born this past February and March reach out for freshly cut hay.

Across the street, next to the homestead,

a cow rests in the barn.

Scattered around the property are remnants of farm implements.

Continuing on I pass the silos of a dairy farm. They and the milk tank are all that remain of a once vibrant local industry.

As I make the turn onto Hillside I look back upon  the dairy  farm

and pass homes decorated for Halloween.

My last turn onto Valley View brings my home into view. Once again I will work in the gardens and continue to co-create with Gaia. 

 

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5 thoughts on “A Walk Beyond the Garden

  1. I so enjoyed taking your country stroll. I grew up on a farm so this made my throat ache – so familiar and now disappearing slowly.
    Good luck with your own journey thru the garden and country. I love reading your blog. Thank you.

    1. Thank you for you kind comments. I agree, I see many farms around me abandoned. But if you click on Terra Fauna you will see the next generation! A CSA farm only a few blocks away from me!

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