Everyone loves a free gift. You’d never say “no thanks” and go out and burn a gift? Well, that’s what happens with fallen leaves every day! Fallen leaves are one of the most generous gifts God gives us, yet we just burn them. Here are some other suggestions for using them. Continue reading
Last Friday we had some visitors to our farm to discuss together how we can apply Scripture to caring for creation, for animals, for the soil. Here is a taste of what we looked at!
First we climbed up the rocks behind the house to look at “Gods farm”, to observe a wild space, to see how God grows plants in nature. We read these verses from Psalm 104: Continue reading
I have many compost heaps, but the one that is ready the fastest is the one that the chickens make for me! Continue reading
Who likes weeding? Not me! But my chickens love it. Continue reading
Today we have our first chicks! Very cute and entertaining, who needs TV?!! Continue reading
Over my 10+ years in Africa I have been gradually getting concerned about how we as Westerners model a lifestyle that is very consumerist. Continue reading
In April 2015 I was interviewed for a website called “The Thrifty Homesteader” about our natural life, rearing goats and chickens, living an eco-friendly life. Continue reading