Journal

Author: Tara Haley

Corhaven Farm Updates

Corhaven Farm Updates

Well friends, the warm weather has finally come and, with it, abundant new life to Corhaven! The spring garden has been in the ground for nearly a month and we have been enjoying asparagus and rhubarb, while the leeks, onions, garlic, and shallots have sent up green...
Gifts In The Garden

Gifts In The Garden

“With or without your hard work God is always moving in your life. Wait on the Holy, wait and receive the gifts that come.” Gunilla Norris from A Mystic Garden Spring and I have become much better friends since moving to Corhaven nearly 6 years ago. The chilled air,...

“Transformed By Love: A Eulogy for Bill Scherer”

A year ago today we lost Bill Scherer, a dear man to so many, and a founding board member of Coracle.   Bill Haley preached at his funeral in the Valley and those words are here. Then  in Indianapolis a couple of weeks later Tara offered this eulogy for her dad.  They...

On Mary

Soon on Christmas Day we’ll celebrate the climax of the season of Advent.    Waiting turns into rejoicing! And yet in these last couple of days of Advent, there is still time to be blessed by one who has a special prominence in the Nativity story, Mary, the mother of...

Tara’s Kitchen: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb is coming, and it’s coming fast this year in the Corhaven Garden.  Last weekend, during our Creation Care Retreat, retreatants made this recipe and a complete meal with fresh produce.  In case you were not there, here is the recipe we used for this...

Transformed By Love: A Eulogy for Bill Scherer

offered by Tara Scherer Haley in Indianapolis, January 19, 2013 On January 5th 2013, we had a memorial service for daddy in his adopted Virginia. Over 100 people gathered to honor and remember him. Some of daddy’s most beloved and consistently present character traits...

Lots of Life in Winter

I’m sure you’ve heard anyone who gardens say that January and the arrival of seed catalogs is like a second Christmas.  It’s no different for me as I page through my shiny magazines and get excited thinking and planning for another full year of 4...

Tara’s Kitchen: Butternut Squash & White Bean Stew

Many of you have suggested that I might include recipes from meals you have enjoyed while on retreat here at Corhaven.  I’ve taken this advice to heart and am including a recipe served at our Advent Retreat this past December. Enjoy! __________________ Butternut...

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