I've enjoyed driving around when we get those rare sunny days and photographing a few barns, and the fences that always seem to go along with them. I'm learning a lot about the variety of farms we have around the valley.
The gaps in the sky were rolling across the landscape so that you could see the sun coming. I actually sat and waited for the sun on this barn, but the cattle outside were enjoying the intermittent sunny breaks.
This farm is just down the road from us, and features a few beef cattle as well, though I think they were all inside the barn when I went by. This is one of many farmers who allow the Bruce Trail to cross the back of their farm.
Here you get another choice - this larger view of the farm, with enough sky to show the rolling clouds, and the photo below that does show the barn and the long new driveshed more effectively. What's your preference?
This looks like a cash crop operation to me, and with a driveshed that size this farmer may rent other farm fields, or do some custom planting and harvesting work.
And this is the barn that disappeared - in the tornado that swept through here a few years ago. It used to stand on the gentle slope beyond the fence, between us and the two silos.