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Meet the Nabors

For months now we’ve been looking forward to actually meeting our new friends the Nabors in person. Several months ago Craig and Michelle Nabors reached out to us via email and we instantly hit it off. An adorable family of four their dream is to farm their 30 acre plot full-time along with building their own modern farmhouse. Aiming to break ground sometime next year, they are in full design and planning mode as they layout their future homestead (sound familiar!?) We recently spent a drizzly fall day walking their land, chatting up a storm about house plans and farming techniques, and even shared a bowl of homemade corn chowder (which we have been craving ever since we left!).

Of course, James had no problem making himself right at home and running around like one of the big kids! ;)  

We even got to tour Craig and Michelle’s adorable Cob House that they built with their own hands! An experiment in sustainable building materials it is truly a labor of love. Simple and quaint it has two bedrooms, running water, and a compositing toilet. A wonderful retreat and cozy guest cottage it helps them serve the basic needs of the land until they can live their permanently.

It was the perfect kind of day that went by not to slow and not to fast. Time felt calm and easy as we enjoyed each other’s company and shared our dreams of family and simple living (outside of the sheep getting out of course!).

We are always amazed and truly grateful at the wonderful connections we’ve made by simply sharing our life online. The genuine friendships we’ve made over the years are simply priceless. We are looking forward to the next time we get to spend some quality time with our new Nabors (sorry, had to do it!). :)

From The Farm

 

Visit The Nabors blog to see more photos of their Cob House from start to finish!

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4 Responses to “Meet the Nabors”
  1. Craig
    10.29.2014

    We had a great day and are so happy that you came to see the farm. The sheep are back and happily eating green grass again.

    • 11.05.2014

      So glad to hear that Craig! Hope it wasn’t too much trouble. :/

  2. Derik keith
    10.29.2014

    The Nabors are great friends of ours! I simply can’t say enough great things about them. Glad to see some well deserved recognition.

    • 11.05.2014

      Derik, we couldn’t agree with you more! So fun. Looking forward to following along as they grow their farm.


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