Delicious Highland sides are available for order!

Coming Home From the Tropics

One mission I had on this trip was to adopt two puppies to bring to the farm. The St. Croix Animal Shelter's vigorous spay/neuter program has cut the stray population that thrives in this tropical climate, but puppies still happen. I adopted two abandoned puppies, Joy and Jingle, as companions for Flora, a St. Croix stray I adopted last year.

Highlander Cows Make Superb Pets!

Weeks before our departure to visit family in the USVI, I got a call from Michelle Miller, an energetic and successful California businesswoman in search of a Scottish Highlander cow or two.

Did 2021 Have a Bright Side?

The Learning Barn rose from my dream to share the lessons I've learned from animals like a little gray donkey named Eleanor, a pig named Tazzy, and an ox named Curious Bleu. They taught me how to be a better person, and I want to share that experience with youth of all ages. It took two years, but the Learning Barn will be ready for classes to start in the spring.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed-ReinSteer Is Back

Meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed-ReinSteer at Miles Smith Farm on Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. We need to know who is coming, so please reserve your spot at