Snow-Day!

      No Comments on Snow-Day!

What could be better than staying in the comfort and warmth of your house during one of Maine’s famous snow-storms?

winter stormThis is the view from the back door of the Runamuk homestead.  From here you can see down over the hillside, and across to the neighbors’ through the snow and wind.  The gardens of the summer have all been blanketed; only the boys’ blue plastic wading pool (which we somehow neglected to bring in for the winter) breaks the monotony of white and brown and grey of the day.

So the order of the day calls for baking!  And the homestead has been filled with the wholesome aroma of my tried and true, oatmeal bread.

oatmeal bread

Enjoy the day!

About Samantha Burns

Sam(antha) Burns is a farmer and beekeeper at the Runamuk Acres Conservation Farm in Maine. She has spent more than 20 years gardening and writing, has kept bees for more than a decade, and worked 4 years in the Call Center at Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Sam uses methods of regenerative agriculture and bee-friendly farming on her 53-acre farm, and is a passionate advocate for wildlife conservation─especially pollinators. In her spare time she enjoys writing, and tormenting her 2 teenaged sons with her banjo-playing!

Share your thoughts, comments or questions!