A Small Family Run Farm

By: JKs Good Thyme Farm | December 31, 2017

Some moments of reflection as I sit in the quiet, dark hours of the early morning, on the last day of the year. 

What drew me to farming? Sometimes I like to tell myself it’s innately in me. That somehow my family’s immigration from Norway to Wisconsin in the early 19th century to farm the land, provided a genetic path. As I mull this over, it becomes clear that farming and being a steward of this beautiful earth, for me, was a very conscious choice. 

My interest sparked at a young age. I spent lot of time exploring the outdoors with my parents. At summer camp I learning a basic understanding of the impacts of ort (a late middle English word for food waste).  I even had a fascination with bugs and entomology, studying my collec...

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