Sharon Astyk writes of her son Isaiah’s wish for a farm:
I know, because he tells us, what Isaiah’s farm dream is – he wants more animals, more kinds of creatures. He wants a tall, two story barn with a hayloft, and ideally, barn cats to chase and bales of hay to climb in. He wants more of the animals to be his own special ones, his to care for and choose. He wants to sell more things, be a true working farm with people coming down the drive to buy eggs and plants – and sometimes from him. He wants it to be beautiful to others, beautiful to us, integral to the landscape and to the community – the place our neighbors come to buy what they need that we can provide. He wants to be part of the diversified small farm of every child’s dream.
All I can say is … Isaiah, me too. :)