Neither my husband or I come from farming families. Our parents did not farm, but at one time, both sides of our grandparents did. As years went by, they all left their farms for the cities. Farming is not glamorous. It's dirty, it can be dangerous (depending what type of farming you do.) and the pay is generally not that great. And as crazy as it sounds, yes, it is our ending goal to own and operate a productive farm.
Anytime we have opportunity to listen to a farmer reminisce about old times, or how they did something, we are delighted. Our friend Tom, at Northern Farmer, is a true generational farmer. He has given us a peek about what an Old Fashioned Winter Farm was like, as he remembers. If you want a glimpse back in time, read here.
Enjoy the day!