Farm


A review of a farm spiritual retreat

A review of a farm spiritual retreat

This past spring I went to visit and volunteer at a farm in New York. It was a spiritual retreat. I didn't know how desperately hungry I was for this kind of experience until I was there, feasting on it.

At the market

At the market

It is completely possible in Montreal to eat a wide variety of exclusively Quebec grown produce through the summer months.

A working vacation (and feeding piglets)

A working vacation (and feeding piglets)

I wasn't expecting this trip out west to be vacation. When our friends in Montreal found out we were traveling for 6 weeks I was clear that this wasn't a vacation, it was a trip.

Knowing the learner (a story from the strawberry field)

Knowing the learner (a story from the strawberry field)

If I could choose to be an expert in just one thing during this stage of our homeschool journey, I'd chose to be an expert in knowing my kids and building a better relationship with them.

Friends with a Farm

Friends with a Farm

Last weekend we went to visit our friends who have a small sheep farm. They live on the very tip of the Gaspé peninsula. The ocean is across the road from their home. Want to know how we met this family? FIMBY. I love FIMBY for this very reason; I ...

Farm Share on The Bay

Farm Share on The Bay

In yesterday's post I promised more photos of our farm pick up on the bay. We live on a big peninsula, a fat thumb that sticks out into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. On one side of the peninsula is the St. Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent) and on the other ...

Fall Farms

Fall Farms

Now that the growing season is over we have said goodbye to our weekly farm visit. It's always bitter sweet to be done the summer share pick ups. We've been there every week (except for vacations) this summer since late May. But in the end I am thankful for the ...