This is a politics free zone. Isn’t that a relief. The frenzy driven, spurious, destructive, puerile, gossipy politics that keeps bleeding into our lives makes me want to run and hide. I need to stand witness, but not here. Not on our farm blog.… Continue Reading “No politics here. Just life. Just farming. Just me.”
So yesterday was spent raising the South Kitchens Garden beds. The ducks can clean up a whole bed of greens in seconds. They LOVE their vegetables. So I am putting my favourite greens out of their reach. These ducks don’t fly (and have a… Continue Reading “Ducks like Vegetables Too and the First Blossom!”
Oh, the life I lead now! Lots of food! I live in a life of frugal plenty. Which reminded me of a story: When I was a young solo mum with too many children and not enough money; I stole toilet paper. TOILET PAPER!!!… Continue Reading “GREEN SOUP AND RED FIFE BAGUETTES”
So why am I writing a piece of work (that is presently a spreadsheet) to help our friends and online community and families “maximize minimalism to create resilient sustainable homes”. It will become a course you see. A pathway for ordinary people like us… Continue Reading “The Why”
My Mum used to make us corn fritters for lunch in the winter. She would use a can of Wattie’s whole corn. My Dad knew the Watties you know – I am not sure how he knew them being a man of the sea,… Continue Reading “Corn Fritters”
Here is my 24 seconds. Actually 29. But there you are – an extra few seconds to see the crunchy frost on the deck. 27F/2C. Sunny. Sunday. It is So Long since I posted a recipe. And I have been working on these rolls… Continue Reading “24 seconds out my front door and a recipe.”
The tractor – a little organic one – arrived in our big 160 acre field and tilled the cover crop of weeds in. Just ahead of a little rain too.