Fallen Fence (v.2.4)
The fence in the woods Has finally fallen, Propped all this time by The sinewed remains of Honeysuckled deer bones, Single mistimed leaps Where, twisting, twisting, The leg at last is liberated And the carcass [...]
Ain’t Nothing Straight (v.2.3)
So long, 2020. Here's a reluctant paean: Ain’t nothing straight: This farm house Bain to masons; The jigsawed barn Anathema— in 2007 A one-footed carpenter Threw his hammer over The hill, and I found It [...]
Two Hawks (v.2.2)
A pair of sharp-shinned hawks Found our farm. Never Far from one another, Perched in the outstretched arms Of hackberries—trees, in their way, Probably not much Older than the birds. I made Rounds on the [...]
Bed and BreakfastWe invite you to visit our country inn nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at the top of the Shenandoah Valley near Winchester, VA. Our family has received guests in the Manor House for 8 generations, reconnecting friends and family with farmland.
Enjoy a luxury stay on a real working farm.
We know everyone needs support. Our philosophy is to treat you as we would like to be treated.
Directions to the FarmOur farm is just outside of Berryville, Virginia, in rural Clarke County, not far from the Shenandoah river.
Find Us off of Rt. 7 halfway between Winchester and Purcellville.
Find the farm using our handy directions and Google Maps.
Farm VideosWatch videos of various locations on our farm.
Take a Virtual Tour of Smith Meadows
Watch our narrated videos as you take a walking tour of the farm.