(easter 2011 wheatgrass, half-grown)
the wheatgrass easter basket idea has made the blog rounds for years and i don’t know whose original idea it was or i’d give credit. we are a week into our easter grass growth for 2013, but believe me, there is still plenty of time if you want . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ easter basket wheat grass
as i was readying my camera to attempt to take pictures of quinn chasing dragonflies, i got this “awesome” shot of my man’s elbow, and our two grubby yardwork pantlegs. sitting on the bench in the backyard, taking a break, as we do. i love mistake photos that capture just exactly how it is.
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last week i made some new compost bins. look at that fine joinery (haha, i did not take any closeups, because i perform joinery with scrap ropes off the beach, not fasteners.)
how i know my man really, really likes me: he let me fill up his truck with manure. i mucked out my friend’s . . . → Read More: around the farm
enjoy the quiet today.
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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
pectin-free jams sweetened with honey: marionberry lavender, blueberry lemon, whole pitted cherries in honey (not jam), strawberry-raspberry with balsamic vinegar jam, marionberry jam
i want to challenge the idea that eating well means shelling out a lot of cash. i define “well” like i’m sure many consumers do, as organic, sustainably harvested, chemical-free, obtained . . . → Read More: challenging the notion that good food costs more
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
~a friday ritual~
a photo capturing a moment from the week.
a simple, special moment.
a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.
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i live in a temperate rain forest climate, and so i have been reminded when i have mentioned my slightly fanatical water conservation obsession. i think the argument coming from these ridiculing parties, is that i don’t need to conserve water when there is water everywhere around me. yet, i know for a fact the . . . → Read More: grey water goddess
our farmer’s market season starts up this coming saturday (we’ll have our earth huggy booth there again this year), so this past weekend we reveled in having nothing in particular planned, and lots of sunshine! for any other farmer’s market aficionados out there with kids, get this book. (quinn says thanks, aunt lau!)
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