How brazenly ecstatic were this trio of cardinals in the garden let me know that the grapes were fully ripe. They are delicious, though the skins are thick and there are seeds. The squash skin appears to have been gnawed… (READ MORE)
Here’s the garden after the thunderstorm. Please take some healing, grounding breaths and then take action about increasing federal military presence in cities with peaceful protests.
When feeling overwhelmed by the state of things, I’ve been trying to look for comfort not with the “old normal” methods, but in positive possibilities for the future–building community and sharing sustainable nourishment.
The cucumbers have begun. Herbs and greens continue. How are you taking care of your health?
Homely and definitely could have been better executed, but satisfying when hot from the oven. The crust I’d frozen a few weeks ago, and it used no commercial yeast. Chard from the garden. The extra portions went into the freezer…. (READ MORE)
Radishes, kale, green garlic
The young leaves of the Shasta daisy can be eaten like salad greens.
Chickpeas coarsely mashed can be treated like tuna or chicken salad. If all you have is a countertop, it’s still possible to grow your own sprouts. Pita bread was store bought and stored in the freezer.