Tag Archive: Sustainability

Yum Yums

I love summer. I am trying to harvest and process as much food as possible this year. No excuses. After living in Bermuda, I have come to appreciate (even more) the freshness of… Continue reading

Fall Preparations

Right when summer hits, you have to start thinking about fall. The painfully short, albeit gorgeous, summers of the Pacific Northwest fill me with something of a sense of desperation. Desperate to enjoy… Continue reading

Weeding Woes

It’s a jungle out there. I think I spent 10 hours weeding in the past two days. I think I will spend 10 more. It is tough starting over. The weeds grow faster… Continue reading

Phase TWO

That’s a wrap. Eight years after the wind storm that blew the Starterhouse apart, we are wrapped and ready for a new beginning. Eight years after gathering the pieces to rebuild, we grow… Continue reading

Feast and Give Thanks

It’s a little premature, but when I plant I can’t help but think of the harvest. Despite the odds (a broken rototiller topping the list), the garden is planted. Late beats never. Yesterday… Continue reading

Phase ONE

Phase ONE: Starter Greenhouse Reconstruction It’s finally happening. After years of considering and weeks of planning, the party greenhouse reconstruction is underway. We finally have a break from the rains (we flooded 3… Continue reading

Blackberry down

Now that it is freeze your butt off cold, burning fallen limbs and cut blackberries are the priority. We will have many burns in the hopes to clear the land for the new… Continue reading