Category Archives: Self sustainability

Putting Up Tomatoes

I had One day to relax after cooking for twenty two people all local food three meals a day. The cob workshop was fun here, but exhausting. So what happens the next week ? My husband shows up with twelve … Continue reading

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Rural farming

Rural farming The economies of farming kept eluding me till I realize again and again that it’s not about financial returns, making lots of money, or what seems a fair wage for my hours. Instead it’s about quality of life, … Continue reading

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Food For A Community

Today, reading and thinking about rural cultures that still have an agricultural base. Where local food is produced by small farms and you can buy and eat seasonal vegetables, fruit and even meat and local dairy products . Where a … Continue reading

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Bread March 30th-next week and vacation

I’m going to send this around again, some people did not get it. Bread this week: All organic, naturally leavened Bread. Available at Franny’s and by delivery. Three drop off spot’s, Point Arena, Anchor Bay and Gualala, plus home delivery … Continue reading

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Reclaiming The Sacred in Food and Farming

Reclaiming the Sacred in Food and Farming… In Around the web on March 13, 2012 at 5:58 am From JOHN E. IKERD Professor Emeritus of Agricultural & Applied Economics University of Missouri Columbia College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources … Continue reading

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Apple Scab- winter work on orchards

This is the time of year that many things are done to achieve your garden goals for the following spring and summer Pruning , cutting back perennials and shrubs sets the garden for the coming growing season . Deciding on … Continue reading

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Local Food for the Holidays ! Whew, feeding 24 out of our garden for Thanksgiving weekend

So we made it to the deadline. The building was closed in and warm . We had a table , benches and a sink and even lights. Even though power was only run in with an extension cord.The oil lamps … Continue reading

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