In the newest issue of Grit Magazine I begin with sharing memories centered around country drives and roadside farm markets. Eventually I take this article on the path of how to make your own farm market sign for those seeking to sell home grown goodness where they live.
Did you ever go on country drives when you were a kid? I just loved the rows of corn fields and the John Deer pea viners making their way from one field to the next. Those drives were like an escape into paradise, there was this sense of good and inspiration in the air because people were doing something.
At a very young age I believed country life was the best thing even though I never experienced it…
I was pretty smart huh?
Eventually I made it to the countryside, living on my own real life farm. This image is my farm stand, it’s based on the honor system and I have really enjoyed it. Sometimes I think the hardest part of a neighborhood market is trying to figure out what customers like.
Because it’s winter the shelves have been empty but I recently decided I could make some birdhouses and fun signs to fill in because an empty farm market is a sad sight.
I ran across another farm stand online from a blogger who follows my Facebook page. This made me smile, she has some neat ideas and I loved her flowers. Find that here.
Pick up a copy of the new March/April Grit Magazine; it’s my hope you enjoy this article because I had a blast writing it. I promise it will inspire even if you have no desire to open a Farm Market. There is also a really good article on tillers for those of you with big garden plans.
Grit Magazine can be purchased at Tractor Supply, most book and grocery stores.