My wish is to encourage others through preservation of family history in written words and sketched country beauty. My hope is that your heart will be lifted heavenward as you consider God’s Word, family, heritage, truth, and rural beauty.
Although electricity makes them unnecessary in the barn, they were used there at one time. Before the power lines were put up in the rural areas, farmers who worked long days, got up early in the morning to milk the cows.
If they were up before the sun, these lanterns got them through the darkness and enabled them to do their jobs.
This design is available to you through our store.
“God entrusted Heritage Farm to Randy and Wendy Grabau through the faith, dreams and hard work of their forebears. Stretching over the span of 150 years, the Grabau family has tilled the soil, raised animals, and nurtured new generations of men and women in the Christian faith.
Homegrown stories coming out of this lifestyle echo God’s truths on a day-to-day basis. For a peek into the diminishing lifestyle that has made our nation and families strong, take some time to sit a spell. Ponder a poem or consider a devotional message from God’s Word. As you cozy up with this book, you will find stories fit for adults and children.
“Heritage Farm is a small dairy farm nestled in the hardwood forest hills of southeastern Minnesota. My great-great-grandfather, John Grabau, purchased this land on September 21, 1856, two years before Minnesota became a state. Five generations of Grabau families have owned this farm…
…In the early 1980s, while searching for a name, I came across Psalm 16:5, 6. They say, “The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; Thou holdest my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; yea, I have found a goodly heritage” (RSV). Those verses provided the name “Heritage Farm.” Heritage Farm has been a place to grow up, a place to raise my family, a place to make a living. Heritage Farm has been for me as that verse describes, a “pleasant place” and a “goodly heritage.” Heritage Farm is my home.
We hope you will be encouraged and challenged as you read glimpses of life on Heritage Farm.”