Category Archives: preserving

Canning Season

Small batch by small batch my pantry is filling up.

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Berry Season

River and I had a great time at the farmers’ market on Sunday. We picked up some blueberries and raspberries. When we got home we made a little raspberry jam. All in all it was a good day.

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The Past Five Years

Five years ago we had to move from our trendy walkable neighborhood in Portland, OR, to a neighborhood on the outskirts that was not our top pick. Due to a chain of events we had to pare down our lifestyle, … Continue reading

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Cover Crop

About to turn under this buckwheat I planted as a cover crop. After the garlic was harvested from this plot I sowed buckwheat and it grew easily and quickly with just a little water from our sprinkler. Now I will … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving vs Harvest Festival

Hi Friends, As we assess our own traditions it is important that we carry on only what feels in line with our values. My top value is living in Harmony with the Earth. I also highly value respecting all living … Continue reading

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End of Autumn

Seasonal Goodness happening here. Collecting leaves, planting seeds (we’re staring our cherry tomatoes super early this year. It is an experiment to see if we can get early summer cherry tomatoes). In the garden, this year’s tomato plants are coming … Continue reading

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