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That time we were reborn from mother earth’s womb

In addition to the practical tasks of running the farm, Comuna de Rhiannon also encouraged volunteers to participate in various spiritual ceremonies that would regularly take place in the community. 840 more words

Destinations

Review: Mini Farming: Mini Farming For Beginners: DIY Guide To Build A Self Sustainable Backyard by Anders Svensson

Mini Farming: Mini Farming For Beginners: DIY Guide To Build A Self Sustainable Backyard by Anders Svensson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

It has been my recent mission to read as much about self-sustaining farming as possible so that I will know as much as I can I when move out to the country and start living in a more ecological and healthful way. 71 more words

Reviews

Congealed Dairy

This has nothing to do with Christchurch, and is little more than a reckon, masquerading as an observation. I spent the weekend down in Queenstown for a wedding, and came back via the Waitaki Valley. 265 more words

Politics

Powdery Mildew Control

Here in the humid and hot panhandle powdery mildew can be a problem, and if not controlled can kill your crops. Powdery mildew tends to be more prevalent with cucurbits, but you can experience this fungus on a wide variety of crops. 296 more words

New Leaf

Raspberry season

First fruit of the year for us this year is raspberries and Eddie and I are picking about a pint of wild raspberries every other day. 213 more words

Farming

Will work for food

It’s official – I now work for food, literally. A couple of months ago, I started working with an organization here called Ooooby doing grant research and now some writing. 207 more words

Grocery

Garlic, and silly roosters

I LOVE garlic.  I had never grown it before, and last year I decided to give it a try.  In the early fall, I bought some organic garlic heads at the grocery store, pulled the bulbs out and put them into the garden.  621 more words

Chickens