By Carrie Miller
Carrie grew up in a small rural town in Northwest Pennsylvania, married her high school sweetheart and had two amazing children. Her career in writing and farming began after a 10-year sabbatical of living in the city while her husband, Scott, acquired his college degree and pursued his career. The family moved back to the country in 2013, where instantly her country roots were allowed to spread once again.
Carrie spends her time raising chickens, pigs, beef cows, and Oberhasli dairy goats. She raises vegetable gardens, fruits, and berry patches while never using herbicides, pesticides, or chemicals of any kind. She spends a lot of time preserving the bounties through canning and freezing methods. She recently added bees to the farm in hopes of producing fresh honey and beeswax products.
Writing and blogging is an accidental career for Carrie: One day, she sat down and wrote about her life on the farm and sent it off to a magazine for a reader's article. The article was picked up and published a few months later. Shortly thereafter, she was added to Community Chickens and Mother Earth News' blogging teams, followed by freelancing for various magazine publications.
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