Farming is the way of life
The roadway entering into the Schwalbe homestead dips gently down, delivering visitors into a quaint, efficient farmyard. Trees surround the area, while a cool breeze can be felt coming off a nearby creek. Flagstones pave the way through the grass up to Gertrude Schwalbe’s house.
Gertrude has been living in this house since she married her husband Walter in 1951, with the exception of a few years when the couple moved into a two-room newlywed nest Walter had built for them.