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Sojourn in the Snow

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Have you been having any fun lately? Troy reminds us to be kids once in awhile.

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As my wife and I took a leisurely drive to the winter farmer’s market in Cooperstown, N.Y. my mind
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Troy Bishopp, aka “The Grass Whisperer” is a seasoned grazier and grasslands advocate who owns, manages and linger-grazes at Bishopp Family Farm in Deansboro, NY with his understanding wife, daughters, grandchildren and parents. Their certified organic custom grazing operation raise dairy heifers, grass-finished beef and backgrounds feeder cattle on 180 acres of owned and leased pastures. Troy also mentors farmers on holistic land management for the Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition as their regional grazing specialist. This award-winning free-lance writer, essayist and photographer maintains a website presence at www.thegrasswhisperer.com


  1. Curt Gesch says:

    If making snow angels and jumping off hay bales into a mound of loose hay are NOT significant parts of sustainable, regenerative, wholistic, organic farming, then it’s not for me.

  2. The Grass Whisperer says:

    Oh, snap, reading this brought back soooo many memories and filled my eyes with tears yearning for the old days. What I love about OnPasture is how the words and photos play so well together and enhance the story. Thank you Miss Kathy.

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