In the beginning, there was planning

It occurred to the other day that farming is the perfect profession for both dreamers and optimists. If you really want to see why, just ask a farmer when they are in the planning stages of their gardens. Outside, there is snow on the ground and barely anything is moving. But inside, the farmer is…

Fall is for learning

I walked around the farm today, observing the many rows of things that are completely dead, things that are thinking about it and very floppy, a few things that are broken, and many things that need improving. It’s never-ending, really, all the things you can learn on a farm. Every crop, every inch of soil,…

Spring is in the air

Even as the snow clings to the ground here in the high hills of Homer, we are in full swing here at the farm. This time of year always feels crazy – there is so much to do, and virtually everything needs to be done at once. This year, I made the mistake of pledging…

Welcome!

Welcome to Homer Hilltop Farm’s new website. Please feel free to browse around, learn more about our farm, the vegetables and flowers we produce here and opportunities to become a part of the Homer Hilltop experience as a customer or a participant. Our site is under development, but we will be adding new content over…