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June 04, 2014 (part 2)

After having roti at Roti King, we were split up into groups and given free reign to walk around the capital. The group I went with decided to first walk to the cathedral. 447 more words


June 4 2014 (part 1)

Today we arrived in Antigua. They say the Island’s name like this: “An- tee – guh” Not how I thought it should be. The group I’m with is very eclectic. 274 more words


Single tree grows 40 kinds of fruit

In an ongoing series on hybridizing fruit trees, Syracuse University sculptor Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruit is true to its name. Most of the year, it looks pretty ordinary, but in the spring, the tree blossoms display various tones of pink, crimson, and white.

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Chickens Eat Greens

Cleaned the little ladies’ coop today. They are getting braver with me, walking by and brushing against my bare legs. Not sure what that means in chicken-speak but it seems friendly enough. 240 more words

Wild Edibles

Worms for Dinner?

Oh boy, worms are edible. I got worms.

Are we responding appropriately to the likelihood of collapse of unsustainable corporate farming?

I am starting to see articles touting edible insects as a cure for world hunger.   278 more words

Food Forest

Sunday = No Rest

It has been another busy day. Church ran long with reports from the youth about their mission trip followed by a baptism. We headed straight to the store afterwards  to get blinds for the window that I painted yesterday at KBC Apartments of Seymour. 227 more words