Take 5 on the Farm

Holy Basil (Tulsi) | Farming Health Series

10/3/14 |

Our friends at Waterdog Farms were gracious in taking time out of a beautiful, chilly Tuesday to talk with me about the Holy Basil plants they are growing.  Farmer Rickie introduces his beautiful crop in this video.  We grew Holy Basil for the first time this year – it smells amazing, attracts pollinators and tastes delicious. …Read More

Roselle Hibiscus |Farming Health Series

10/3/14 |

Our friends at Waterdog Farms were gracious in taking precious time out of a beautiful, chilly Tuesday to talk with me about the Roselle Hibiscus they are growing.  Farmer Rickie introduces his beautiful crop in this video.  (I can tell you that eating the calyx, as Rickie shows here,  has become a new favorite pastime …Read More

Take 5 on the Farm | First Flight

8/19/14 |

This chicken can relate to making brave changes to affect her future.  Hope you enjoy.   This little bantam silkie chicken gave us a good dose of lightness after a tough week.  Our sweet chickens were under attack by an impressively large hawk (and maybe a raccoon, as well) all week.   Our chicken community …Read More

Goats by Remote | Baby Goats at Red Winter Farm

6/11/14 | 1 Comment

Ridiculously cute video of baby goats at Red Winter Farm. Part of the inspiration behind Grow Well was the understanding that spending time outdoors and on a farm is a great way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress. The Goats by Remote series is a very simple and sweet way for you to have access …Read More

Take 5 on the Farm | Early Summer Harvest

5/28/14 |

You may be hearing all the hype about eating “in season.” Yes? Here, this will help with that… Take 5 on the Farm (Flower Street Farm, to be exact) to get in touch with the produce that’s in season here in NC in early summer. This short video features: nanking cherry tatsoi fennel zucchini collards …Read More

Take 5 on the Farm | Chicks in the Grass

5/21/14 |

This was filmed the day these sweet little ones were finally ready to venture outdoors.  These chicks are three different breeds, Cuckoo Maran which are black, Light Brahmas which are large and white, and Bantam Silkies who are small fluffy scene-stealers.  They came to us from a trusted local source, but upon further inquiry we learned that …Read More

Goats by Remote | Camera Shy

5/7/14 |

Nothing not to love about these sweet goat friends!  Meet Betsy, Wilson and Izzy, who inspire us to slow down and notice. Part of the inspiration behind Grow Well was the understanding that spending time outdoors and on a farm is a great way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress. The Goats by Remote series …Read More

Goats by Remote | A Spring Drama

5/7/14 | 1 Comment

Part of the inspiration behind Grow Well was the understanding that spending time outdoors and on a farm is a great way to practice mindfulness and relieve stress. The Goats by Remote series is a very simple and sweet way for you to have access to the little joys of life at Lazy Turtle Farm. …Read More

Take 5 on the Farm – Chickens on a cloudy morn’

4/23/14 | 1 Comment

Our “Take 5 on the Farm” videos are really just a chance to sit and be with the images and sounds of the farm.  Sit with us and enjoy these delightful moments of connection. I want to try this (add to my List) Forget to Log In? Hello! In order to add this activity to your …Read More