Creating a Life of Plenty

April 18, 2017
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The Evolution of a Market Garden: Rain Catchment, Phase 1 at Verdigris

Given our organic principals, we naturally chose to collect rainwater at the new market garden.  This will help us ecologically as well as economically during the first year of the garden and beyond.  When we bought the property we understood … Continue reading

January 5, 2016
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What Can We Do? A Report Card

Last January I wrote a blog about really setting some homesteading, sustainability and other goals for our household.  With the state of the world, our broken industrial systems as well as our environment, it seemed like a good idea to … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
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Aquatic Adventures or our Epic Failure and Subsequent Delight in our New Pond

The glossy title would be Aquatic Adventures, but frankly the saga of getting our pond in is too hilarious not to share. Will and I have wanted to add a small pond to our backyard garden for some time. Adding … Continue reading