Tag Archives: McEachran

Seven Hundred Miles on Saturdays

07/26/2011

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Barbara Kingsolver got me out of my local chain grocery, into the Guzzler, and out to the farms.  I thank her mentally for writing Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and I thank my Mom and sister for telling me to read the book.  The narrative covers a year in the life of Kingsolver’s family, once they chose to move from the drought of […]

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Dinner for 14… on the farm

07/10/2011

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A couple of Saturday nights ago, 12 friends joined me and John for dinner and McEachran Homestead.  We arrived within a few minutes of each other, despite coming from all directions.  The late afternoon air was humid, but breezy and bright.  Finally, a gorgeous day on a farm!   I have said it before and I will say it again: McEachran […]

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McEachran Homestead, a Sesquicentennial Farm

05/15/2011

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You know by now that I like that drive out to Caledonia, Illinois, right?  Caledonia presents sweet little surprises around every bend in the road.  The agricultural diversity in this area blows me away.  Once again the weather tried to keep me home where it was warm and dry.  HA!  I scoffed at gray sky, rain, […]

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