Happy Valentine’s Day

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to go down memory lane and revisit the life you’ve steadily been building with your partner? From our days as newlyweds at a Hawaii goat dairy farm to the start of Mile Creek Farm to bringing kids into the fold, enjoy these pictures of the last 13 years!

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Ben on the goat dairy
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Emily on the goat dairy
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Mile Creek Farm purchased! This combine was sold at an auction and ended up in a Demolition Derby. Good- bye conventional grain, hello organic produce
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Our first market
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Farmer’s Ben and Emily
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Hanging diapers, must have welcomed a kid
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Halloween market with kid #1
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Riding along always a hit
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not impressed with the crop walk
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white barn, one greenhouse, expanding beyond 2 acres and starting to build the farm
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helping with the garlic planting
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helping with the turnip harvest
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Kid #2!
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Gathering potatoes
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Washing squash
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Daikon toys!
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Our first OEFFA Presentation on Scaling Up
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Spring on the farm
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in the kale
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on the tractor
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Working on a major irrigation project on our anniversary
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Exploring larger fall root harvests
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the back 40
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growing more, growing better
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More fall roots
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Trying to keep the fields clean
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Brassica magic
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Trying to be cover crop pros. Red barn, more hoophouses
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Kids getting older
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Even learning to drive the tractors!

 

I’m really looking forward to the next 13 years and excited to experience all that they have in store for Mile Creek Farm and my family! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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