This is an update, that is well, really late. As I prepare to take note of all the changes happening around here this fall I realized that I never finished the Spring Update. Well, that’s how it goes when you have a ‘living outside’ addiction. When the weather is warm you spend all your time…OUTSIDE … More From Spring to Summer
Spring is coming! But not for a couple of weeks. 14 more days and counting. Here is the snow to prove it. Winter is having one last hurrah here in Baltimore! The snow is here and so is the cold. However, the veggies for week 8 of our winter session still managed to arrive on … More End of Winter Share
Winter has arrived! Summer says it isn’t winter until it snows. She knows about the seasons, you know. With a last minute trip to San Francisco (which was awesome other than loosing my phone with all my pictures from the trip), and the unseasonably warm weather, it really did feel like fall here in Catonsville … More Wintertime and The Livin’ is Easy
While planning out the produce shares, I thought about a lot of stuff. I looked at CSAs in the area to make sure we could keep up with their offerings. I thought about what I didn’t like about my previous Farm Share experience and how I could make ours different. I thought about shiitake mushrooms … More For What It’s Worth
Eat local. Eat seasonal. Eat sustainable. Here at the homestead we love our food fresh, local and straight from the farm. In the past we have participated in a Community Supported Agriculture program, but it was cost prohibitive for us this year because traditional CSAs require prepayment in full. So, in the spirit of being … More Big Announcement! Weekly Organic Produce Shares! Sign Up Today!
Way back when Summer was born, I didn’t know we were homeschoolers. I did know that when 3 years of age came around, I didn’t plan to sign her up for traditional preschool. “She has her whole life to sit in school.” I remember thinking. “The first five years, we are just going to have … More The Year Before
I love early morning on the homestead. It feels so fresh and intimate. Seeing everything as it wakes up. Still damp and quiet. And the colors! It took long enough, and as soon as I saw it, I knew we were lucky to have lasted this long. Now made perfect sense. It is fall after … More Visitors in the Night