Feeding Reindeer at the Reindeer Farm in Palmer, Alaska

Two of the coolest things for me about Alaska are the grandiose landscapes and the interesting wildlife. Unless you are hiking into the wild, it can be hard to experience both of those at the same time. For families with small children not familiar with Alaska, hiking into the wild is not really practical (or […]

Photo Adventure : Chateau des Charmes Vineyard in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Although I’ve never been much of a wine drinker, I like to consider myself an agri-enthusiast. That might not be a real word, but I enthusiastically find agriculture to be interesting so it seems an appropriate moniker. When I saw “Tour a Vineyard” listed on my G Adventures’ Quebec and Ontario Explorer tour, I saw […]

Photo of the Week : Los Poblanos Inn and Organic Farm in Albuquerque, New Mexico

If you are on a mobile and unable to see this photo, click here. With farm animals and fields of lavender, the historic Los Poblanos Inn and Organic Farm in Albuquerque is a unique farm to market experience. The setting is absolutely beautiful, and the food was phenomenal!

Instagraming West Texas – Instagram Travel Thursday

West Texas is such a large, vast area which includes both the panhandle and the actual western part of Texas. ¬†While there are some beautiful mountains around the El Paso area, a lot of the landscape is flat and dusty. ¬†There’s a lot of agricultural land in the Panhandle, and every time I come through […]

Where We Get Our Food : Corn Harvest in the Texas Panhandle

I’ll admit it. I’m a city girl. That’s not something most Texans admit. There’s a lot of country pride in my state. But I grew up in a big city suburb and I’ve never lived in anything even remotely close to a town. I don’t know anything about farms. My husband is a farm boy. […]