prayer and preparation for Earth Day

i thank You God for most this amazing day:for leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes — e.e. cummings, North America As I have been meditating on Earth Day this week, I have reflect on all that will … Continue reading prayer and preparation for Earth Day

tips for your next trip to the farmer’s market

So you've found your local market, and you're ready to head out--what's next? Give yourself plenty of time!  There's so much to see and explore.  The market is not like the grocery store--it's not about getting in and out with the necessities.  Take the time to get to know both the food and the folks. … Continue reading tips for your next trip to the farmer’s market

necessities and guilty pleasures for the gardener

So we covered this topic for homesteaders (click here for Part 1 and Part 2), and now that I'm spending my free time outside, I thought we'd give the gardeners their due!  Here are a few gifts and gadgets I love to use when gardening. 1.  A good hat--seriously!  There's nothing worse than sunburned skin.  … Continue reading necessities and guilty pleasures for the gardener