When Will and I were WWOOFing in 2015, we volunteered from the middle to the end of the outdoor growing season. Now as we fire up our first official market garden efforts on the Honeywwoofer Homestead, I have found myself … Continue reading Marathon May
Do you have the itch? That itchy kind of itch? That itch that begins mid January and grows with itchiness until gardening season? Maybe you have started flipping through seed catalogues. Maybe, like me, you panic bought in December. Maybe … Continue reading An Itchy Kind of Itchy
“We think we want to build an Earthship.” “Cool…what’s an Earthship?” This is usually how the conversation begins when Will and I talk about building our own home someday. I became intrigued with the Earthship movement originally because of asthetic … Continue reading To the Mother(earth)ship!
Back in Canada, my favorite cousin has been dying to see some pictures of the arachnids in Florida (just kidding, she hates me right now). The shapes, sizes, and colors are stunning- even if you just get a glimpse before … Continue reading Five Fabulous Florida Spiders
To celebrate Halloween we cooked up an American favourite- sweet potato pie. The potatoes (big, badass, and organic) had been dug from the garden about two weeks ago and were now perfectly cured. Will and I had never tried this … Continue reading Hippy Halloween!
The brakes are on and the awning is out at Wildcat Creek Educational Center in Florida. Three weeks into our Great American Roadtrip we pause to get down and dirty doing some learning with our neighbours. Two other wwoofers greeted … Continue reading Back to Our Regular WWOOFing Program
Project COOP is officially complete! The turkeys and chicks have been re-homed into their newly repurposed dual coop! This is a time lapse of the transfomation. Demolition Days. Saving what we can… Jackin’ it up! And keeping it up. Weasle-Proofing. … Continue reading Project: COOP
As we settled into our Nova Scotian WWOOF experience, we quickly discovered that “Gore-jus Greenhouses” held a bit of a surprise for us- we were looking after more livestock than plants! The animals are slightly better conversationalists than the veggies … Continue reading Gore-jus Animals
First of all, where have the last three weeks gone?? As we wrap up our time here at Kolapore Gardens, Mike and I found some time for an informal interview. How great would it be if everyone could talk to … Continue reading What Does a Farmer Say?