Our Second H.O.M.E. Farm Home-Birth Story

Little home-birth on the prairie

Click here to read the first home birth story from 2014.

Little eartbag birth on the prairie

I was due sometime around the latter half of March, 2017. When I started having contractions on the 10th, I was a little worried, but decided to move on with business as usual until I felt like […]

Birth Art: Preparing for Birth

The Birth Landscape

Preparing for Childbirth: My Birth Art Experience

“The fear and anxiety panged through my mind and made my palms sweat. I felt the contractions radiate through my back and knew that labor was beginning. I glanced over at my landscape birth art and reminded myself that I should trust my body.” -From the soon to […]

Poetry

Nov 2016 trees

Share The Work by Alison, November, 2016

We share the work of wood and dirt each day.

From sun up with shovels and hammers,

To sundown with wheelbarrows and tampers.

 

The life we’ve chosen is no small feat,

Enduring the heat,

Standing hard and fast against the cold wind,

Going against the grain and […]

Our H.O.M.E. Farm Home-Birth Story

Arias Mason: 7lbs, 4oz. 21 inches long. June 5th 2014

Disclaimer: This story contains very real human experiences and photos that may be too unconventional for some individuals. Read at your own risk, and remember, its okay to be open-minded. Your brain isn’t going to fall out.

On June 4th I got up in the morning and felt a tiny contraction, just a hint of […]

How Much to Grow? (Part 2)

Are you old enough to remember a time when people used to grow the majority of their own food, themselves? I’m not, but I have read about these glorious times. People only went to “grocers” for items they couldn’t produce themselves, like sugar, salt, vanilla and gluten-free coconut flour. (Just kidding on the last one.) […]