End of the season.

Sunday was our last day for the summer market in Blanca. The hard chargers who braved the new market from the beginning stood with the wind and the fall sunshine on the tree filled grounds. Those who remained recounted their sales, counted their new friends and began to plan for the fall and winter festivals.Continue reading “End of the season.”

Monsanto lawsuit black lighted from media.

“. . . glyphosate is linked to stomach and bowel problems, indigestion, ulcers, colitis, gluten intolerance, sleeplessness, lethargy, depression, Crohn’s Disease, Celiac Disease, allergies, obesity, diabetes, infertility, liver disease, renal failure, autism, Alzheimer’s, endocrine disruption, and the W.H.O. recently announced glyphosate is ‘probably carcinogenic’.” Efforts to publicize a class action lawsuit against Monsanto for false advertising it’s best-sellingContinue reading “Monsanto lawsuit black lighted from media.”

Urban Organic Farming 101

Farming is much more work than folks think. At least in the beginning it can be back breaking, tiring, full filling, exhausting and empowering all at the same time. Most folks don’t give it enough of a try, they have a few crop failures and they throw in the trowel and head back to theContinue reading “Urban Organic Farming 101”

Seed Hoarding.

I have amassed a modest stock of seeds for my farmers ark. I’m always on the look out for rare and peculiar breeds of corn. Today I picked up several packets of jeweled corn and a very lusty looking 160 yr old heirloom sweet corn. ( My Grandpa would be proud) I LOVE corn, IContinue reading “Seed Hoarding.”

Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.

Hola, Me llamo Silkie. Meet the Silkie,  sweet egg laying little hen that loves to be cuddled by people. (My sister’s South Western flare on a Japanese Chicken.) I’m getting my very first clutch of eggs today. And I’ve been doing a lot of prep work before I bring these egg-lets to their new roost. I’ve raised parrots, Budgies, ducks and pigeons soContinue reading “Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.”

Some uses for Rosemary, the herb of memory.

The Rosemary is a long steamed short leafed bush with a strong aromatic appeal. It was used during the middle ages as an incense burning away the evils of sin and the plague. Its worn on the head in wreaths at wedding to help commemorate the event and last forever in the minds of all who attended. And it’s great for the body.  Rosemary canContinue reading “Some uses for Rosemary, the herb of memory.”