The Fifth Season

Summer dormancy. Judith Larner speaks of this time as being the Fifth Season in the Mediterranean climate of California, a period of summer dormancy that I also write about in Farming Soul: A Tale of Initiation. On our ranch, it is a time of doing projects we normally do not have time for: building a… Read more »

Some of the Visitors

Photographer Lowell Downey of Art and Clarity photographing Clare Cooper Marcus.(You need to contact him to see the photo!) A number of photographers were present Saturday at the Open House. This is Lowell Downey of Art and Clarity, a local Napa photographer and land activist who actually helped us get started with our marketing ten… Read more »