Looking at the world from my small rural acres in the Blue Ridge.

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Despite the storms our garden and animals are sprouting and growing and laying

Despite the storms our garden and animals are sprouting and growing and laying

The stormy events of the past several days have made the dog crazy!  Especially the lightning!  But the hens, the pigs and the garden seem to just continue doing what they do best; grow and lay eggs!     But work always lurks on the […]

Please Can We Create a Sensible Recycling Method for Supermarket Vegetable Waste?

Please Can We Create a Sensible Recycling Method for Supermarket Vegetable Waste?

Because of our perverse American insistence on spotless, wrinkle free vegetables supermarket vegetable departments throw out garbage cans full of good produce everyday.  Yesterday morning I went shopping at the Barracks Road Kroger in Charlottesville.  To get to the jicima I had to edge past […]