Farm Happenings at Tumbling Shoals Farm
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Farm Happenings at Tumbling Shoals Farm

Farm Happenings for August 4, 2020

Posted on July 30th, 2020
There are times that I feel like I’m being watched.  Not the kind of watched that gives me goose bumps, but more of a warm and fuzzy kind of watched.  Like my stumbling through the world is most amusing, and my delight is worth entertaining. I know it’s the farm.  It’s... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 28, 2020

Posted on July 23rd, 2020
I was always told that the “definition of insanity” was doing the same thing but expecting different results.  Whoever coined that phrase never farmed, I think.  Because in my experience the opposite is true.  Take potatoes, for example.  Last year everything went so perfectly... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 21, 2020

Posted on July 16th, 2020
It's already nearing the end of July y'all!  It's strange how I'm suddenly back here each week like there was no in between.  The days keep zipping by and we are already half way through the main season!!  It's mind-boggling, despite the fact that every season feels exactly like this super... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 14, 2020

Posted on July 9th, 2020
It is my experience that people are excellent to each other. Take out the online nastiness and arguing, and you get the pure humanity of us..This is Joshua and Marvin. They both had other (better) things to do. It was Marvin's 42nd anniversary and Joshua was on his way to visit his very sick mother (stage... read more »

Farm Happenings for July 7, 2020

Posted on July 2nd, 2020
A girl, at the beginning of a story, does not know she’s in a story.  She knows nothing of the characters she will meet along the path and where said path and said characters will take her.  She does not know her path of wanderlust will eventually lead to a beautiful little valley in... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 30, 2020

Posted on June 25th, 2020
The most sublime moments happen when you’re alone. When there’s no one around to see.  The moments are fleeting, filled with wonder and awe and pride and you instinctively look around for a witness.  You sink the perfect shot. You see the elusive majestic creature. Or you have to... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 23, 2020

Posted on June 18th, 2020
We've been doing great returning boxes (or leaving boxes). Thanks!  Boxes are a significant expense and their re-use really keeps costs down.  Please make sure to look at both the first and last name when finding your box!  If you accidentally grab the wrong box, you might be disappointed,... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 16, 2020

Posted on June 11th, 2020
Oh North Carolina, with your meandering rivers and your ancient mountains.  I’ve worried I was no longer going to be able to enjoy these things.  I’ve worried I should not be enjoying these things.  But Jason kindly reminded me that one can not care for others without first... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 9, 2020

Posted on June 4th, 2020
Happy June y'all! We are running wide open here at the farm and want to thank you again for your support of us and local food!  We hope you are enjoying your harvest share experience. We are enjoying growing food for you! Your Farmers, Shiloh, Jason, Mallory, Kelsey, Andrew, Ethan, Hope, and Lilly Tumbling... read more »