Last month my family picked 23 pounds of Rocky Mountain blueberries at a local berry farm. I made lots of jam, syrup and blueberry curd and put 2 quarts of berries in the freezer to use later. Here are a few of my favorite blueberry recipes in case you ever find your self buried in … Continue reading blueberries*jam, syrup and curd!
We love dirt, worms and mismatched shoes! (pulling weeds, not so much…) Happy Friday, friends! Continue reading Farmette*Friday!
This is one of those concoctions that turns out differently each time I make it, depending on what I have on hand. I almost always use basil and add lots of garlic or garlic scapes when they are in season. Nettles are one of my favorite additions – I use dried nettles and hydrate them … Continue reading medicinal herbal pesto*
This is our bunny, Coco, in her large outdoor pen right next to our chicken coop. Every week or so I go out and shovel all that bunny poo into a bucket and put it in the garden beds. Bunny poo is an amazing, magical fertilizer for plants! It does not need to be composted … Continue reading free garden fertilizer*and a tomato planting recipe
Today my little boys and I happened to be in an area of town that we rarely visit so I decided to pop into the neighborhood thrift shop while we were in the area. Within minutes my kiddos let me know that I had made a big mistake. Oy. I have been searching for a … Continue reading thrifted*new kitchen treasure
This kraut is super simple to make, even for someone just beginning to experiment with fermenting. It is my new favorite ferment! As soon as I put a batch in the fridge I start a new jar to assure I will never run out. I am sure it would be great on sandwiches or salads … Continue reading lemon*ginger kraut
It rained. We drank coffee and tea on the covered patio, splashed in puddles, gathered mucky chicken eggs, did a garden walk about, corrected naughty rhubarb trying to bolt too early and made backyard mandalas. Thank you, for this day. Continue reading mama earth day*