;

Order Now: The Book!

coverfinalsm2
Available now from HarperCollins–Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor, the wild and juicy memoir of my life at Stringtown Rising Farm. (Cows, cookies, high water, and love!) Plus special sections with recipes, crafts, and photographs. (What more could you ask for?)

From never-before-told stories to behind the scenes peeks at how and why it all really happened, the book bares all for the seasoned CITR reader and the brand new alike. This book is for you! (More info here.)

“[McMinn] found her road to self-realization much rockier than she imagined, but ultimately very satisfying…in her heart-on-her-sleeve, nutty narrative, she had to face the necessity for her own self-sufficiency…In this enjoyable memoir, she learned by trial and error how to do everything from scratch.” (Publishers Weekly)

Order Now!

Amazon Button BarnesandNoble Button iBooks Button IndieBound Button



Today on Chickens in the Road

  • IMG_3581

    Cold Cows

    11-18-14 | Daily Farm
  • IMG_3535

    Reconfiguring

    11-5-14 | House & Garden
  • vacation

    Nabbed!

    11-26-14 | Country Living
  • IMG_3526

    How Are the Girls?

    11-3-14 | Barn
  • IMG_3478

    Playing with Pasta Attachments

    10-27-14 | Cooking


Latest Posts on the Blog

  1. Daily Farm: November 18, 2014 - Cold Cows
  2. House & Garden: November 5, 2014 - Reconfiguring
  3. Country Living: November 26, 2014 - Nabbed!
  4. Barn: November 3, 2014 - How Are the Girls?
  5. Cooking: October 27, 2014 - Playing with Pasta Attachments

Latest Posts on the Forum

    Welcome to the Farm

    Photo by Jerry Waters.

    Old-fashioned recipes, crafts, cute farm animals, and fun with simple living. Browse the latest posts at the top or check out some of the featured favorites below.

    Get your chore boots!



    See the Sheep Go Bouncing!
    Watch lamb-at-heart Annabelle play hide and bounce with her best dog buddy, Boomer.

    See All My Videos

    Daily Farm

    IMG_3581











    If you would like to help support the overhead costs of this website, you may donate. Thank you!

    Sign up for the
    Chickens in the Road Newsletter




    The Slanted Little House

    "It was a cold wintry day when I brought my children to live in rural West Virginia. The farmhouse was one hundred years old, there was already snow on the ground, and the heat was sparse-—as was the insulation. The floors weren’t even, either. My then-twelve-year-old son walked in the door and said, “You’ve brought us to this slanted little house to die." Keep reading our story....



    Search This Blog



    Out My Window

    28°F Cloudy

    Walton, WV

    Calendar

    November 2014
    S M T W T F S
    « Oct    
     1
    2345678
    9101112131415
    16171819202122
    23242526272829
    30  


    I Have a Cow


    And she's ornery. Read my barnyard stories!



    Entire Contents © Copyright 2004-2014 Chickens in the Road, Inc.
    Text and photographs may not be published, broadcast, redistributed or aggregated without express permission. Thank you.

    Privacy Policy, Disclosure, Disclaimer, and Terms of Use

    Contact