Sea Change

Sitting down to eat together is a cornerstone of Italian culture. Perhaps you’ve heard about this or experienced it yourself, but for Italians food is a sacred substance and sharing it with others completes the rite. After years living in this country, I catch myself performing rituals of this culinary communion that I’d never imagined… Read More Sea Change

Fruits of our Labors (Part 1, The Cornucopia)

August is an awesome time to look back on all we’ve accomplished in 5 months, especially as we harvest produce.  I’m really proud that despite some minor hiccups, e.g. 900+ pea starts and less than 20 mature pods, the forgiving fertility of our tilth and our steep learning curve has produced pretty rich results. Here’s… Read More Fruits of our Labors (Part 1, The Cornucopia)

We have plants in the ground!

Appropriately after dancing around the May Pole and celebrating Spring we’re starting to plant. We’re actually not far behind the rest of the valley since the weather has been frightful, with heavy rain falling far later than usual and even hail yesterday.  We’ve been able to plant in the new “synergic beds” we built in… Read More We have plants in the ground!