Watermelon & Friends at Broadfork Farms

On a sunny autumn day, we pulled up next to an old wooden farmhouse in Nova Scotia.  To our right, beyond a wall of stacked firewood, was a group of people sitting in the shade, eating watermelon. 

Twelve Piglets on the Prettiest Farm

Whether we glean it from Hollywood or pastoral poets, we all have an idea of the perfect farm.  An idyllic landscape filled with bright yellow flowers, horses grazing under trees, long-lashed dairy cows, and waddling geese.