After a Weekend with Babette

After a Weekend with Babette

This past weekend we had the joy of hosting a Babette’s Feast at the Homestead. From a fictional fjord community in Norway in 1871 to present-day North Carolina (and the world over), Isak Dinesen’s classic short story called Babette’s Feast has inspired many special...
A Swarm of Golden Wonder

A Swarm of Golden Wonder

[A Blog Post from John Mark Van Eerden] This is a special report about a call for help from a friend. (And what happened afterwards.) My friend discovered a swarm of bees had clustered on a small tree. Swarms usually occur when a prosperous hive divides due to...