Lesley Irene Shore

Lesley Irene Shore

Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel

Upon moving to Harmony Farm, I bought guides for identifying the land’s wild vegetation. During rambles over fields and through woods, I became familiar with the green world living there. I learned the names of many species and, over time, their medicinal uses. When I...
Moving On

Moving On

Fall Fall’s energy invites us to let go of the old to make room for the new.  And so, during fall, I set my intention to release my ties to Harmony Farm.  I had been gradually separating myself, but the commitment to move on required that I sever the ties...
Dare to Dream: Harmony Farm

Dare to Dream: Harmony Farm

We Had A Dream. Over 35 years ago, we fell in love with 23 beautiful acres in Medfield, MA. A bubbling stream ran through the property. It fed a private pond and excited our imaginations. We dreamt of living there, in harmony with nature, and gave this dream a name –...
Change

Change

We humans alter the Earth to suit our needs.  We impact our environment, often with little thought to long term consequences. I’ve been blessed to live on 23 beautiful acres.  Harmony Farm’s pond, stream, woods, and fields have impacted every...
Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung

Spring springs forth with great abandon and joy.  Each day brings new surprises as Earth’s creative energy finds expression everywhere I look. The landscape grows greener day by day.  Green shoots break through the ground, then rapidly uncoil to rise further up,...
Practicing

Practicing

Travelling home from the hospital, I worry, “How will I finish preparing to go away?”  “How will I pack if I’m hopping around on crutches?”   I wonder, “Will I be able to enjoy my vacation?”  Taking a positive approach, I decide to release...