Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spring!!!

Spring forward, with a spring in my step, knowing it only gets better as we gain a minute or so of daylight each day leading to the summer solstice. The vernal equinox means the daylight hours are as long as … Continue reading

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Seeding and the rising cost of food

Another week of starting seeds, a peaceful activity imbued with optimism, generating thoughts of the good life. It’s almost the perfect activity. Its physical – building the planting mix involves screening the compost and peat, hauling sand and other amendments, … Continue reading

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Tasty tubers

Another moist day, aka rainy, is keeping me indoors, mulling over the upcoming season. Over lunch – a chowder made from wild sockeye salmon caught by Stephen and Jeremy at the end of last summer, corn that I scraped off … Continue reading

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