BIG NEWS! We have only been sharing this dream with the world for about a month now and already we’ve landed a major celebrity endorsement deal! Okay so maybe ‘major’ is an overstatement. And I guess the term ‘celebrity’ doesn’t really apply. Oh, and we didn’t get paid for the use of our likeness yet. But we did get a bottle with our names on it!!! From the makers of Black Crow Soap (Dina’s mom) comes : “Erik’s Farm Face” and “Dina’s Luv Face” two products that are sure to... Read the Rest →
The Plough and Stars Project is a year-long narrative by us - photojournalists Erik Jacobs and Dina Rudick - chronicling our family's attempt to become first generation farmers through The Farm School in Athol, Massachusetts. It is a weekly story, told in two parts - words and photos - about the challenges of living our values through life on the farm, the inspiration that sustains us and the lessons learned throughout. The first day of Farm School began on October 4th. You can start there or dive right into this week's post. Either way, please be sure to follow the 'more photos' link at the end of each post. Thanks for visiting!
In addition to making the awesome apple pie above, a friend of ours, Jonathan, made a New Year’s resolution to memorize poems and recite them, whenever and for whomever possible. Last week, he spent all day on a five-course meal which he prefaced with this poem in lieu of a blessing. It has given us a lot to think about: Leap Before You Look The sense of danger must not disappear: The way is certainly both short and steep, However gradual it looks from here; Look if you like, but... Read the Rest →