Author Archives: Jessica

Summer Plenty

With August, summer finally arrived.  So did good yummy food.  We have been picking our heirloom tomatoes for 3 weeks now, and couldn’t be happier!  We are also enjoying our fingerling potatoes – we have cooked them on the barbecue, pan … Continue reading

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Day off

That’s right.  Today is a day off.  Even though Stephen and Jeremy have gone to dig up 30 pounds of potatoes. We had a GREAT Tour of Farms – a really fun day that allows us to share what we … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle or BOLD Eagle

I know that bald eagles are supposed to be endangered and so we have to protect them all but I must say that I have no sympathy for them.  Certainly they are eating well, because like the raccoons, they can’t … Continue reading

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News and Memories

No wonder the raccoons couldn’t keep their creepy human-like hands off of our chickens: They are delicious!!! Just in case you didn’t get in on this batch, they will be more coming in just a few weeks. In other news … Continue reading

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Finally, it’s really summer!

The solstice has come and gone and I must say we spent it well. After a good days work we enjoyed our evening with a delicious dinner, a game of bocce ball (Stephen and Ramona WHOOPED Jeremy and I 18 … Continue reading

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Heating Up

Well finally the weather is cooperating with us a little bit more.  Jeremy and I just got back from the Sasquatch music festival in Washington, and brought the sunshine home.  It’s interesting to see how the weather affects us on … Continue reading

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First Full Farm Day

I like alliteration. Well today was our first day working on the farm as permanent residents – it went pretty well. We had a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch featuring our own asparagus (SUPER YUM) and afterwards created a to do … Continue reading

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moving tips.

1.  You are never too poor to get boxes. 2.  If your dad offers you the use of a one tonne van, use it.  I promise there is a vast difference between what a one tonne van and a pickup … Continue reading

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a city girl’s guide to gearing down and getting dirty

I moved away from Victoria to a small town once (Sayward, ever heard of it?), when I was 8 – not voluntarily. The culture shock was immense. “What do you mean there’s no movie theatre?” “What do you mean there’s … Continue reading

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