March 2018 Spring Cleaning at Brightheart

March 2018 Spring Cleaning at Brightheart

March 2018 Spring Cleaning The last couple weekends we’ve been out in the garage and the barn, busy prepping for our spring season. Our two main structural upgrades we’re working on right now are a Packhouse, where we’ll wash and pack our produce...
Why I’m Going to Be a Beekeeper

Why I’m Going to Be a Beekeeper

Why I’m Going to Be a Beekeeper “I have to know,” my school advisor leans in. I’ve been telling her about the absolute joy I’ve been getting from working with goats, the beekeeping class I recently completed, and our plans to branch out...
A Philosophy of Health Through Farming

A Philosophy of Health Through Farming

A Philosophy of Health Through Farming In this post, Greg writes on the intersection of nutrition, environmental, and social impact from his perspective as a farmer. Our farm is just getting started, but over time my urge is to move towards a more collective lifestyle...
Learning to Milk a Goat

Learning to Milk a Goat

My time at Brightheart began in the early summer of 2017. I’d visited the farm a few times before then, but starting in May I took on a more active role in helping with the day-to-day animal chores. At first, I was just an observer. I vaguely remember my parents...