Our sourdough bread

Marc is normally the bread baker in these parts, but I wanted to try my hand at it….baking many loaves at a time, as we go through much bread in this house! With 4 growing children, Marc and I, and grandma…I’d say from 6-8 loaves a week! It all begins with Marc’s sourdough starter, which…

Seed starting time!

Early march, time for seed starting! We are using the wonderful soil block maker again….which essentially is a contraption that makes compressed blocks of a soil/compost/peat/organic fertilizer in which you start the seeds in… Below, the soil mix…and soil block maker..     The soil blocks..     It is best to enlist help with mixing soil…toddlers…

The last of February…

 Some pictures of the last day of February, a beautiful walk in our little town!Our neighbors have tapped their maple trees, the rivers are flowing with snowmelt. March brings with it the beginnings of so many projects, but for today, we are just enjoying our walk in the sunshine-y vermont February day..           …