What to do with a difficult farm season review

This week’s farm essay is a reflection on an email I received from a farmer about their Season Review. “On my farm, we’re a 7 person team: 5 workers, my wife and me. I’ve been doing season reviews for the last 2 years. Both as individual and in group meetings (I haven’t tried a survey … More What to do with a difficult farm season review

The 2021 Season Review Challenge

Heres the official Season Review Challenge schedule Tues Sept 21 – Review with your team(Dan Brisebois, Farmer Spreadsheet Academy – thats me!) Tues Sept 28 – Review the opportunity cost of your sales channels (Julia Shanks, The Farmers Office) Mon Oct 4 – Review your client’s experience to better market your farm (Corinna Bench, My … More The 2021 Season Review Challenge

Sunflowers, chickadees, and lawn mowers

This sunflower came from a seed that escaped from the bird feeder.  It survived squirrels, and chickadees, and lawn mower to grow tall then and then even taller.  And when it bloomed it was covered in branches and then in so many flowers. Now, the flowers are putting on seeds and have hung their heads … More Sunflowers, chickadees, and lawn mowers