Letters to the Editor from the Winter 2018 Issue
Yard and Garden Art Appeal
I enjoyed reading “Privileges on the Prairie: Living With a Privy” in the Summer 2017 issue.
In 2010, we bought our retirement home, which is near my husband’s hometown. The original farmhouse that once stood on the property was replaced about 30 years ago, but the two-seater outhouse was left in place.
It makes for an interesting conversation piece. I have used the space around the outhouse for my permanent rhubarb and asparagus beds.
Nothing says “living in the country” like an outhouse in your yard!
Comparing Peanuts to Capper’s Weekly
I have been blessed to live on the farm all my life, with the exception of when I was in college.
While looking at a 1906 cookbook my mother-in-law gave me, this old clipping (below) fell out. I thought you would find it of interest. I have no idea of the year it was sent. What I really liked was the quote about comparing eating peanuts to reading your magazine.
Summer 2020 Letters to the Editor
Scent Memories Cheryl Wipperman Marshall, Minnesota I enjoyed reading Rebecca Martin’s “Scent of the Cellar” (Editor’s Note) in the Fall 2019 issue of Capper’s Farmer, and it inspired me to share the memory of my favorite scent. Lilacs bring back wonderful memories of spending every June at my aunt and uncle’s farm in Minnesota when […]
Letters to the Editor from the Capper’s Farmer Fall 2019 Issue
Reader Pamela Stokes of Matthews, North Carolina, shares the story of how she finished a quilt her daughter, Rachael, started years earlier.
Letters to the Editor from the Capper’s Farmer Summer 2019 Issue
A reader shares memories of an old-fashioned way of life, and the Capper’s Farmer editors correct a mistake that appeared in the Spring 2019 issue.