Posts tagged with ‘Sustainability’

  • Secret Wisdom of the Earth book review

    Book Review: The Secret Wisdom of the Earth

    By on May 4, 2015

    Read this book if you are up for a story both worthwhile and different.

  • winter cold frame

    Plants in Our Cold Frame Survived SubZero Temperatures!

    By on March 12, 2015

    Today the snow finally melted enough to scrape off the top of the cold frame and peer inside, and...

  • solar is installed

    Our Solar is Finally Installed!

    By on November 14, 2014

    Well, after signing a contract last March, our solar is finally installed! This move makes sense both financially...

  • gleaning

    Gleaning from New Pond Farm

    By on September 28, 2014

    We got invited this weekend to come New Pond Farm and pick some of their surplus before they rip...

  • recent food, Polly Castor recipes

    Recent Food of Around Here

    By on September 6, 2014

    I’ve been trying a lot of different things that you can see here as well as some standby favorites...

  • garden produce

    Our Garden Produce: August 2014

    By on August 28, 2014

    The three raised beds in our front yard have been yielding abundantly. We had to resort to giving away...

  • Sacramento Food Co-op

    Photos of the Sacramento Food Co-op

    By on August 3, 2014

    Yesterday we discovered the Sacramento Food Co-op near our daughter’s new home. What a wonderful place! When first we...

  • building a cold frame

    Our New Cold Frame

    By on May 17, 2014

    My husband has built a cold frame just out of our front door. We are hoping to extend...

  • Cooked Michael Pollan

    Book Review: Cooked

    By on May 7, 2014

    I became a fan of Michael Pollan’s over his book The Omnivore’s Dilemma which was a watershed read for...

  • Our Seeds have arrived

    Our Seeds Have Arrived

    By on March 27, 2014

    My husband and daughter have big plans for our garden this year. Below are the organic seed catalogues my...

  • My Birthday 2014

    By on February 7, 2014

    I had a pleasant day. It was fun to get so many good wishes on Facebook and my husband’s...

  • Recent Food Around Here

    By on January 21, 2014

    We’ve gotten further and further away from anything packaged.  Above depicts a typical grocery haul for us.  In the...