September 2012

Magic monsoons and a mystical fairy.

By |September 25th, 2012|

Hello again! While I haven’t had energy to write in this space after long play+farm+work days, I did take some photos and wanted to share a glimpse of the magic that has filled our summer. For starters, this barefoot garden fairy in jammies during a golden rainbow sunset. And I have to point out the […]

June 2012

Seed by seed.

By |June 18th, 2012|

Is it really June? Spring whizzed by and with all the travel, we found ourselves lost in the dust of garden dirt-devils and sneaky rabbits. We are usually eating out of our garden this time of the year but instead are still trying to prepare beds for transplanting starts from the greenhouse. The saving grace: […]

September 2010

from dirt to onions.

By |September 13th, 2010|

I love that we live in a community where growing your own food is ‘normal’. And growing a homestead is contagious. It’s mid September, 10:30 at night, and I just finished braiding 60 onions to cure for the winter. And they are so pretty. (It reminded me of french braiding friends’ hair during Latin class […]

June 2010

make a painting.

By |June 5th, 2010|

It was market day no. 3 today! I somehow didn’t take any pictures of our stand and all the plants and greens we had. Tulsi and I were too busy dancing to the live music, feeding the duck, chasing around a wee pug dog-dog riding around on the back of his owner’s bike, AND making […]

April 2010

happy earth day from two happy garden girls…

By |April 22nd, 2010|

The Vegetables

Today
The vegetables would like to be cut

By someone who is singing God’s Name.

How could Hafiz know
Such top secret information?

Because
Once we were all tomatoes,

Potatoes, onions or
Zucchini.

–Hafiz, from The Subject Tonight is Love

dirt for everyone.

By |April 15th, 2010|

There has been something whirling around in my head for awhile now, and I’m trying to look it in the eye with some extra love rather than ignore it and retreat in defeat, avoidance, anxiousness, etc. It’s something I know I’m not alone in by far. I know SO many mamas out there […]