Farm Stories

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This Friday I experienced some serious dejà vu. I was minding my business weighing some grass-fed beef and pricing it, when someone ran into the building and said, “Kelly smashed her fingers pretty bad and I think she needs to go to the hospital!” Since I went to the hospital little over a month ago […]















Farm Stories

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This past week has been a whirlwind of activity and adventures. I’m completely exhausted and ready for a mundane week on the farm doing chores and getting dirty. We drove to San Antonio a week ago for the Farm and Food Leadership Conference. You can read about the sessions here, just search “farm and food”, […]















Farm Stories

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I struggle with words to explain my time on the farm. An update always seems to involve data, details of events and numbers. An update is a way to make me feel like I’m doing something important. What I really need is a farm journal or a farm haiku, maybe even a farm story. I […]















The Long and Short of It

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I would like to take some time to connect some of these dots for us, then share with you about the work at the World Hunger Farm and finally ask what this means for Meadow Oaks and what God is doing in this place. … We haven’t always known quite how it was going to work out, but again and again God has been faithful to provide for us and confirmed this calling through words of encouragement and reminders that this was for real.















A Visit to Crane Dance Farm

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I don’t always take the time to read long journal-like posts in my reader. The net is geared for bite-sized chunks of information and often succumb to this tendency. Every once in a while however I stop to smell the roses and enjoy a well-written enjoyable post about someone’s experience on a farm like Crane […]















WWJE? Pt 2: You Kill It You Eat It

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This is Part 2 in my series What Would Jesus Eat? I continue to lay on the therapist’s couch with you and delve into my past to uncover the roots of my own relationship to food. Growing up in rural Texas hunting is like a rite of passage. It was something everyone I knew participated […]















WWJE? Pt 1: You Are What You Eat

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I’ve flirted with starting a blog dedicated to my obsession with food. For now I will settle for a series of posts on this blog called What Would Jesus Eat? The first posts will give a glimpse into the history of my personal obsession. Later we’ll look at some of the issues that food connects […]