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Fertilizing the pea garden with banana tea.

The yard and garden are giving hints that Fall is getting closer. The poke berries are gone and the leaves are wilting. Tomato plants and potatoes are drying up and I couldn’t be happier. 592 more words


The Meat Man Cometh...

As my sweetheart prepares to hit the big 5-0 in a couple weeks, I decided to surprise him a bit early with a birthday present (we like making birthdays last as long as humanly possible) and gave him a meat grinder with sausage stuffer, something he as a meat fanatic had been dying to have. 237 more words


Broiled Fish with Garlic Corn & Mushroom Saute

August is corn season here in Southern Ontario. Right now its plentiful, fat, and absolute peaches n’cream perfection. Because of space constraints we didn’t grow sweet corn ourselves this year, but we have an amazing little farmer’s market right around the corner that keeps us amply supplied. 315 more words

Urban Homesteading

Herby, Fully Loaded

Why Raccoons and Rhubarb? To me, this name reflects what makes our journey in homesteading different from the rest. I have a degree in Zoology, and Nick’s dream is to have his own farm someday. 423 more words

Urban Homesteading

Smoky summer days

Hey Everyone!

It’s been so smoky that it has looked overcast all week. The air quality has been at an unhealthy level all week as well. 204 more words


Peach Almond Crisp

Does anything say August like peaches and nectarines? Rather than having a formal introductory first post for this little blog, I’d like to dive right in with a recipe that says a little bit about me. 344 more words

Urban Homesteading

Week in Pictures

Just before the jackasses in pickup trucks showed up to terrorize the beaches. I fucking hate how there are still places they allow people to drive right on the sand – it’s dangerous and disrespectful, both environmentally and to people trying to have a quiet day at the beach away from all that kind of thing. 442 more words

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