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VELD’s Vrijdag Verses – 5

“we accept these new farm buildings as we must accept the inevitable, but we look forward to their evolution in matters of design and material to the point where a comparison may be made with the barns of an earlier era in which beauty and surprising degree of efficiency emerged as a solution to the […]


VELD’s Vrijdag Verses – 4

“it is possible that millions now living in North America have never seen a barn, let alone been in one. In the foreseeable future there is more than a possibility that for many, the kind of barn illustrated in these pages will not be there to see.” – Eric Ross Arthur & Dudley Whitney, Authors. […]


VELD’s Vrijdag Verses – 3

“the science of agriculture, which is the only profession in the world which encompass all sciences and all the laws of the universe, but the realm of human philosophy as well”  – Louis Bromfield, Author. From My Experiences: the Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm.


VELD’s Vrijdag Verses -2

The design, like a farmer, is one “whose sense of beauty and poetry is born of the Earth” – Louis Bromfield, Author. From my Experience: the Pleasures and Miseries of Life on a Farm


VELD’s Vrijdag Verses

I dug my thesis out today to remind myself of all the work, research, and knowledge that went into that book!  It’s 1inch thick, 235 double sided pages, 3 professor advisers, 18 years of farm life, 1 years worth of work! For those who are curious, you can download it here. As I was leafing […]