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A friend is missed

When Charlie Jaworski of Boscawen lost his life in a logging accident on Dec. 29, the farming community lost a good friend. I'll miss him. Read more


Coming home from the tropics

By the time you read this, Bruce and I will be back at Miles Smith Farm after our weeklong visit to St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a… Read more


Highlander cows make superb pets

This month, Bruce and I joined hordes of people flocking to Logan Airport on our way to visit with family in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin I… Read more


Did 2021 have a bright side?

It has been a rough year for most of us, what with the political situation and the never-ending pandemic. But there are silver linings if y… Read more


Making new friends the hard way

On a recent trip to Sam’s Club, I ran into a lovely family from Ohio, or rather I ran into their car with my farm truck. I blame my mistake… Read more


Christmas wish list from the farm

This has been a super year to be a farmer. I'm thrilled that many of you have switched to buying local meat from Miles Smith Farm and other… Read more


Rudolph the Red-Nosed-ReinSteer Is back

Another year has flown by, and it's time to celebrate winter and the holidays. The Scottish Highlander cattle of Miles Smith Farm are ready… Read more


A visit to a Clydesdale farm

No November calves at Miles Smith farm yet. Gina, the Scottish Highlander cow, just keeps getting bigger. Maybe she'll wait until husband B… Read more


If only kennels would accept cattle

As we drove down the hill, I looked back at the farm. What had I forgotten? Did I tell farm-sitter Craig where the electric-fence switch wa… Read more


More about winter

The frost is on the pumpkin, which is terrific for my cattle. Freezing then thawing makes squash squishy and easier for my bovines to chomp… Read more


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