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Renewing the Earth in Enfield Center

Cynthia Walthour works to clear a forested area for new farmland along with Steve Fulton (not pictured) on Tuesday at Blue Ox Farm in Enfield Center. Fulton says the roughly two acres of higher ground will dry out faster in the Spring than the farm’s lower fields, allowing for a cover crop to prepare the soil for cash crops in the following seasons. (Valley News — Ryan Dorgan)

Cynthia Walthour works to clear a forested area for new farmland along with Steve Fulton (not pictured) on Tuesday at Blue Ox Farm in Enfield Center. Fulton says the roughly two acres of higher ground will dry out faster in the Spring than the farm’s lower fields, allowing for a cover crop to prepare the soil for cash crops in the following seasons. (Valley News — Ryan Dorgan) Purchase photo reprints »

Cynthia Walthour works to clear a forested area for new farmland along with Steve Fulton (not pictured) on Tuesday at Blue Ox Farm in Enfield Center. Fulton says the roughly two acres of higher ground will dry out faster in the Spring than the farm’s lower fields, allowing for a cover crop to prepare the soil for cash crops in the following seasons.

Valley News — Ryan Dorgan