The kitchen is the heart of a farmhouse, the hub where meals are served, plans are discussed, and tea and cookies are served to a visitor on a wet, rainy day.
Ian and Margaret Anderson’s kitchen table in Bird’s Landing has been in Ian’s family for years.
Farmer Ken Langille got to do something recently that is a rarity for people in his line of work — he took a vacation.
He and his wife were able to go camping for a few days thanks to Kylynne Sheffield, a Nova Scotia woman who recently launched a farm-sitting business to help farmers get away.
The Andersons have been farming in the Montezuma Hills near Rio Vista for five generations. Ian runs his farm operation much like his great grandfather did with a mix of sheep, hay, and grain.