remember the around the farm posts? i’m going to need a spot to put all of the before and during photos of my new digs (yuk yuk). i think most of my readers know i’m head over heels in love with this guy
but i’m not sure how much i’ve said about the land . . . → Read More: around the farm
we’re nibbling little fresh bits from our garden here and there still- brussels sprouts, our first artichoke, and the tomatoes that are still ripening in the windowsill, finally pulled off their vines and rescued from the ensuing cold. certainly there will be greens for a while yet- kale and chard are such mainstays. there are . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ filled my pantry
loved digging potatoes this weekend with my barefoot little boy. i have heard predictions of a cold wet fall here in the pnw, and my under-the-spruce-tree potatoes were planted under straw… so rather than store them in the “ground” until the last before-frost . . . → Read More: around the farm
my brassica leaves are all holey and bitten, but after several weeks of relentlessly drowning green caterpillars, there are still some leaves, and more importantly, the prize in the middle. my first cauliflower! we’ve been harvesting broccoli galore as well- eating lots of it now and putting some in the freezer for later.
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i was having a rough friday afternoon. the transitions between mama’s and dada’s have been key stress points for all of us, and i want to say that this is true mostly of quinn, but i have to admit, on average the transitions are the highest stress level of my day to . . . → Read More: grapeful weekend
enjoy the quiet today.
other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~ taking us out to seaaround the farm~this moment~quinn’s eighth . . . → Read More: around the farm
between living vicariously through real farmers, and holding my future farming intentions very much at the forefront of my attention right now, hoping to attract all kinds of power from the universe, i am sticking with the title “around the farm” for my sporadic thursday garden tours (i began doing this, inspired by farmama, and . . . → Read More: around the farm
as we approach the peak of gardening abundance, it is hard to squeeze in time to post and share all the beauty and bounty! this will be photo heavy and easy breezy on the words, in that spirit.
my entire last roll of film contained only photos of flowers with either a bird or . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ birds and bees
the fava beans are as tall as me, the peas and potatoes are as tall as quinn, and the popcorn was knee-high by the fourth of july (quinn’s knees, that is.)
"look at that captain and crew of peas in there!"
i’m pretending it’s tabbouleh season already; my . . . → Read More: around the farm
lots of random and inspiring things on my mind right now…
rachel’s thought-provoking post on technology ambivalence
sunchokes sound like an amazing staple crop i am going to have to try my hand at growing.
seeds into soil, seeds into soil, repeat. my . . . → Read More: on my mind