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Down On the Farm

Down On the Farm

Spirit Dog Farm is a micro-farm located on 4+ acres of reclaimed farmland in Knox County in East Tennessee. Before being parceled off more than a few decades ago, it was used to raise corn and a couple market calves. We are in the process […]

Game Plan …

Game Plan …

Don’t ever let anyone on any blog anywhere tell you farming, even on a very small-scale, is easy. It isn’t. Sometimes you can drop back ten, punt, and salvage the game, and sometimes you just have to keep on keeping on and look forward to […]

Container Gardening for Food

Container Gardening for Food

This is for my friends over on Pinterest and comes from the kind of knowledgeable folks at www.Homesteadingsurvivalism.com who get the credit for doing all this work.  All of these 66 food plants can be grown in containers.  I encourage you to visit their website […]

The Big(ger) Picture

The Big(ger) Picture

God’s mercy when He has to grab me by the shirttail and say, “Whoa up!” is amazing to me, each and every time. Like this time. This particular “whoa” involved a trip to the hospital with my husband.  What could have been a heart attack […]

Pick Tennessee Products

Pick Tennessee Products

We’re so excited! We are now officially listed with “Pick Tennessee Products,” an agricultural marketing program of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. We hope you’ll stop by their website (click on the image) and find out more about all the wonderful things Tennessee farmers have […]

Spirit Dog Farm is Certified Appalachian Grown!

Spirit Dog Farm is Certified Appalachian Grown!

When you see the Appalachian Grown logo, know you’re buying fresher foods that support family farms, strengthen the local economy, preserve rural culture, and protect the region’s natural beauty. When you buy food or a farm product with the Appalachian Grown label you are getting a product […]

If You Could See What I Dream …

If You Could See What I Dream …

Spirit Dog Farm is very much a work in progress. Planning (and amending those plans) helps me while away rainy or off-season days, stay enthused, become re-enthused and prioritize the work.  At first,  our planning was verbal and frequently led to an occasional difference of […]