Seven Seasons Farm. I really like that name. It's what Chad and Chrissy decided to call me after moving here from the suburbs of Louisburg, NC.
Chad grew up here. I have many memories of his time here as a child. Boy - the stories I could tell. Maybe I'll offer some of those at some point. But, my primary focus for this blog will be to provide some insight into the goings on around here, but from the farm's (my) perspective rather than from any person's perspective.
So as you read these entries, you will better understand the perspective.
Chad's great grandfather purchased me in the early 1900's and sold me to Chad's grandfather (his son) in 1948. He lived here, without electricity and running water, for many years. He eventually built a house with his wife, Irene, where they lived until their deaths. George (Chad's grandfather) passed away in 2009. Irene (Chad's grandmother) passed away in 2019. They both lived long and relatively healthy lives. They were homesteaders through and through, raising their own beef and pork while also growing vegetables in several gardens. Chad spent many summers and school vacations with his grandparents, and though he cared nothing about farming or homesteading, he now has the desire to provide this lifestyle for his family, thanks in large part to his wife, Chrissy, who had the vision to create this little venture.
While they homestead primarily for their family, they also share their excess with others through on farm sales and drop locations throughout the area. This helps offset the cost associated with keeping these animals healthy and feeding them a high quality, locally sourced, non-GMO feed from Warren County.
There is much happening here at any given time. I'll do my best to keep you updated. If you enjoy the blog posts, feel free to sign up for the email newsletter (the popup on the main page). Chad will normally send out an update each week, especially during the busy season. When you receive that email, you can just reply to it to place an order.
Right now, though, they are in their slow season. They are sleeping in (until 5:30) and focusing on homeschooling the kids and getting things in order for the spring garden. Goats are due to start kidding in mid-March, which will kick start our busy season. Goats will have to be milked and kids fed. Soon the cows will freshen and they will have to milk the cows and feed the baby cows. So stay tuned. Things will pick up.
And thanks for stopping by. I look forward to keeping you up to date on everything happening here.
Seven Seasons Farm