How can I bring wildness into a tame space? Or, is it even possible?
In the spirit of wasting less and feeling more self-sufficient, I'm taking time to set out a real plan for my vegetable beds this year. I'm looking carefully at what I'll be planting, using these questions to help keep the list tidy and practical.
Resisting hegemony with hedges.
It’s a mark of winter's coldest days: the oversized, graphically-crammed pages of seed catalogs spilling out of my mailbox. I keep them for a special moment when, with a candle and a cup of tea, I pore over the pages, fast forwarding to April in my mind.
Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is a unique place, focused on providing a loving home for animals. And it has an origin story that knocked my socks off.
How do we begin building a personal winter solstice tradition? For me, it’s about finding the common threads through the world’s shared celebrations.
Harold Quimby ran the kind of farm that kids dream about - berries, grapes, and of course, animals of every kind.
The average age of a farmer in Canada is 65. It's critical for younger folks to take up the profession, learn from established farmers, and carry the torch.
To plant a seed is a lesson in order and chaos. There are fat years and there are lean years whether my rows are straight or not.