Category: Permaculture

I eat food: do you?

I love food. I love the flavours, textures, aromas, and nutrients. I love the stories behind the food. I love when my little balcony garden is thriving and I can pick greens two minutes before I make a salad. I love snipping fresh herbs… Continue Reading “I eat food: do you?”

Harvesting sea salt at home

I made sea salt! Well okay, you’re right, Nature made sea salt …but I totally helped, and now I have a plate of perfect, locally wild-harvested, salt in my kitchen. Check it out! I was reading Harvesting Sea Salt – The Canadian Way, from… Continue Reading “Harvesting sea salt at home”

Salvaging composty fruit

Mmmm, composty fruit. 😉 Once a week for a couple of months this summer, I joined LifeCycles to sort fruit. I felt über-rich with my weekly haul of composty fruit! I know, “composty” and “fruit” don’t sound especially appetizing together, but let me tell… Continue Reading “Salvaging composty fruit”

The Majestic E-Bike Trailer

I bought a bicycle trailer! Let me tell you all about this majestic addition to the urban homestead. Here we are on the trial run this morning, with a light test load: Let’s be honest: I’ve done well enough over the years carrying silly… Continue Reading “The Majestic E-Bike Trailer”

Deliberate degrowth

I’ve just finished reading Degrowth in the Suburbs, by Samuel Alexander and Brendan Gleeson. It was captivating, eminently well-timed with this COVID19 situation, and an affirmation that my efforts to make, mend, grow, and choose to make do, are not only worthwhile but rational… Continue Reading “Deliberate degrowth”