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August Happenings

Dear Readers,

August at the farm!

There are two new ways you can get our flowers!

1) In celebration of the Jewish New Year, Butterbee Farm is offering a Rosh Hashanah special to those who are hosting dinners. 359 more words

Sustainable Food

Morning Wake-up Working Party

This week, in addition to the weekly Friday afternoon working party I offered a one-hour working party every morning from 7-8 a.m. I believe that being among green plants refresh people’s minds for a new day. 298 more words

Student Interns

Ruminations on Seeds and Weeds…

Down on the farm there is simultaneously an explosion of weeds and a retraction of seeds, a waxing and a waning, the yin and yang of Big Ag. 1,016 more words

What Is Organic

Come to our first Garden Social!

Yes, we’re having a wee Garden Social at the end of August!

It’s a very informal affair, a little social for anyone who is curious about the garden, the FEAST project, or possibly interested in getting involved. 79 more words


Visit to Plants with Purpose, a permaculture nursery!

Last week Clare and myself spent some time at Plants with Purpose/Appletreeman in Bankfoot, located just north of Perth in central Scotland.

Run by Margaret and Andrew Lear, the business has two elements: Plants with Purpose, a garden nursery that specialises in sustainably grown, unusual plants that are often used in permaculture-design settings. 659 more words


Winter - slow flow and naked food

I’ve really been enjoying slow yoga this winter – restorative yin classes and slow vinyasa flow. It makes sense; winter is an introspective season our bodies take longer to warm up. 509 more words