• Tim White

    A Community of Gardeners

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on June 22, 2011

    Dr. Henry Hood from Lancaster is a retired orthopedic surgeon and a born-again farmer. As an International Medical Corps volunteer Henry has been to Afghanistan and Haiti and who knows where else. He’s always ready to go and always has something going. So it was no surprise when I saw him last weekend that he asked, “Have you heard about the garden?” Kevin Schmelzer mixes in some topsoil to the First Presbyterian Church’s raised bed at the Lancaster Community…

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  • Tim White

    Full Motion Agriculture

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on June 3, 2011

    No sooner had all us media folk geared up for you not planting corn this year, when wham – blue sky and the planters are rolling 24/7. Farmers have such faith. You knew how much field work awaited, and didn’t falter. Now that conditions are right, you are in full motion in farm fields across the state. From tillers to planters to sprayers to mowers to balers, the tractors are chugging. Traveling on highways and country roads and farm lanes, you are bringing productivity to small…

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