Winter at the Farm: Armand’s Story

To everything, there is a season In these last weeks of winter, the sun stays with us a little while longer each day. The cold mornings have lost their hard, bitter edge. We can feel the earth waking slowly from a season of rest. But it is only the ground that rests in winter. As […]

Winter at the Farm: Emilien’s and Eve’s Stories

Agroecological farming is a year-round effort Conventional farming often focuses on a single crop, a monoculture, and leaves soil bare and exposed to wind and precipitation post-harvest. Agroecological farming requires “year-round roots in the ground” to protect soils from erosion. Agroecological practices also require fewer, but natural inputs such as compost. The practices require systems-based […]

Winter at the Farm: Astrid’s Story

Winter is hard for animals and the farmers who care for them While fields rest under cover crops and the occasional blanket of snow, livestock care becomes more challenging, from ensuring the animals are warm and safe to providing access to adequate food and unfrozen water. Our livestock manager, Astrid, shares her story of winter’s […]

Domaine de Graux: our vision

“We envision a resilient food system, which operates within the planetary boundaries of the Earth. We imagine a mostly circular system, based on respect for all living beings and the farmers and agricultural workers at its core.” This vision lies at the heart of everything we do at The Nest Family Office, from philanthropic support […]

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