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Land – Our Relationship to the Ground upon which we stand

In Growing Potential – Wealthy Investors snap up farmland amid rising food prices Bernard Condon writing for the Associated Press notes that a Tulsa software executive snapped up 430 acres of Michigan cornfields for $4 million and a California insurance executive purchased 156 acres in Iowa, overbidding the farmer who had rented the land for…

Life Goes On…..

We have had a series of small miracles. It is so beautiful here, the depths of greens the thousands of blooming plants – the shapes and textures. The joy of animals running through the grounds, of birds circling over the gardens and of our guests who find themselves surrounded in beauty. All of this is…

Inn’s Kate Frey Wins Gold for Fetzer Vineyards

This spring, master gardener Kate Frey took a six week leave of absence from the Inn to create Fetzer Winery’s sustainable wildflower garden at London’s annual Chelsea Garden Show. She was awarded gold! Until last year when Fetzer Winery’s owners closed it, Kate ran Fetzer’s Valley Oak Gardens. Kate is also a superior garden designer…

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