A blog about all things rural and agritourism related

Mason Lane Farm, Kentucky

This farm, designed by de Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop is a great example of modern design, and rural culture coming together. The farm is located in Goshan, Kentucky.  The 2000-acre farm is used for agriculture, conservation, and recreation. The design is LEED Gold certified and has won many green design awards. Two barns create a sheltered […]


Capturing ‘Farmer Thinking’

At a recent conference for Sustainable Food Systems in West Lorne 2025″(see post) I was introduced to the work of Dan Needles, a playwright who has self proclaimed the title of keeper of 'farmer thinking'. Dan describes farmer thinking as three things; absolutely practical, humble in the face if great calamity, and too rare in […]