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Author page: Abbe Turner

Morning Coffee

Monday, July 20, 2009 When I'm drinking coffee in the morning something that John Steinbeck wrote in one of his books, I believe it was Travels with Charley, anyway, he wrote something like "I hope one day we (our nation) are not overtaken because we lack the will to bend over and pick what is…

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Bringing out your inner Carny

For Madeline's 10th birthday party I painted a mermaid for her to photograph herself and her friends in. I think they liked it, but one can never be too sure. Anyway, the birthday had a carnival theme complete with a fabulous visit by a fortuneteller. It was lots of fun and having 10 girls over…

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Small children and a bucket of pond scum.

Monday, July 13, 2009 As farm parents it's easy to lose sight of why you're here. Like every parent we are extremely busy. Full time jobs, three children and over 100 goats, chickens and horses make for a full life. Yes, the simple life is in no way simple and I chuckle when people envy…

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Raising the Hoof

June 07, 2009 If the standard American dream includes a warm home surrounded by a white picket fence, 2.3 children and a dog, then Abbe and Anderson Turner have created a life far beyond the wildest – pun intended – dreams of the typical nuclear family. As the proprietors of Lucky Penny Farm in…

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Progress, Progress

Thursday, May 07, 2009 Things are progressing here on the farm. We've been working on the build out for the Lucky Penny Creamery in Kent, Ohio as well as working on the build out to the third generation dairy farm we're renovating in Garrettsville. It's a lot to do with babies being born everyday, full…

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Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

We support the efforts of our local growers and encourage everyone to shop at farmer's and open air markets this summer. You'll get a wide variety of fresh produce and, as many vendors farm organically, your food will be a healthy alternative to the chemically treated food regularly offered at commercial grocery stores. Experiment and…

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Motion Passes On Creamery Zoning

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 Thank you to everyone who packed the room to show support for Lucky Penny Creamery. It was great see see old friends, teachers, fellow business owners and 4-H er's who believe in family farms and sustainable food production. Lucky Penny Creamery now has a new home in Kent, Ohio and by…

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