By Lynn R. Mitchell
February 24, 2015. Our drive along the back roads of Swoope in western Augusta County along the foot of the Appalachian Mountains took us past North Mountain Outfitters where one of their longhorns posed as I took photos.
Polyface Farm sits at the base of Little North Mountain along the Appalachian range. As fellow homeschoolers, Teresa and Joel would open their farm in October to PEACH families (Parent Educators of Augusta County Homes). Everyone would pile on wagons for a hayride up the mountain behind the house to a bonfire spot where hamburgers (Polyface beef, of course) were grilled and covered dishes were spread out for everyone to enjoy. Trees that surrounded us on the mountain were in full autumn colors as fall was in full swing. Then as dark quickly fell, we packed everything back onto the wagons, everyone piled on, and we began the trip down the mountain, arriving at the house in darkness. Those are good memories with all our homeschool friends.
See also Pics #1: Snowy western Augusta County.
Photos by Lynn R. Mitchell
February 24, 2015