The hungry gap

The ‘hungry gap’, a term I came across while reading up on homesteading and living off the land…refers to the time when you run out of ‘the good stuff’, the storage vegetables are gone (carrots, beets, most of the frozen broccoli etc).  The stored apples are gone, even the dried apples…the pickles are nearing the…

Winter projects!

Just some pictures of our winter projects…         After our recent Basketmaking class I got a little, um, obsessed with the craft.  I love that they can be so beautiful, and so useful at the same time!  Before all our modern-ness, we relied on them for carrying and storing almost everything..       We…