From the Jan/Feb, 2017 issue of Touchstone
culture family christianity Up on the Farm by Kathleen Curran Sweeney

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Up on the Farm

Where Young Christian Families Are Finding New Roots by Kathleen Curran Sweeney

In the rolling countryside of Virginia, along the curling road, there are old stone walls alternating with neat new wood fences. In the bright green grass dotted with buttercups, the cows munch passively: a peaceful scene in the gentle freshness of April. I come to the small sign for Whiffletree Farm and wind my car up the long narrow road to the large white house and farm buildings. Along a wall, I see a row of pails hanging neatly on hooks. Just inside, a glimpse of many stacked up egg cartons gives evidence of the daily work going on. I have . . .


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