America’s oldest barn is where?

2020-04-11T00:55:10-04:00October 26th, 2017|History|

Believe it or not, we here in the United States may not know where our oldest barn is located. Our oldest farms date from the 1610s in Charles County, Virginia to the 1630s in Concord, New Hampshire and Ipswich, Massachusetts but the original barns do not survive. There is a barn in Pennsylvania where the [...]

Could beer save the farm?

2020-04-11T00:55:11-04:00September 26th, 2017|Barnyard fun|

The fact that farmland is being lost in this country to redevelopment should not come as a shock to anyone. New housing developments and shopping centers are springing up and that once verdant farmland is being lost as many farmer’s children look for other opportunities. There is one thing that could save some farms and [...]