Tag Archives: food

Harvest thanksgiving and gratitude

During the month of November, our faith community, the Fig Tree Collective, is exploring the practice of gratitude. We began with an adaptation of an experience that hearkens back to my childhood in England – a harvest thanksgiving service. Growing … Continue reading

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Eat more veggies

If we’re friends on Facebook or elsewhere, then you know our family devotes a lot of yard space to growing food. We have perennial berry bushes, fruit and nut trees, herb beds, chickens for eggs, and several raised and in-ground … Continue reading

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50 trees for 50 years

My friend and neighbor Luella and I celebrate a milestone birthday this weekend – we were born on the same day 50 years ago. I’ve never really been one for celebrating my own birthday, but 50 feels significant, and so … Continue reading

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Buy Once, Give Thrice

UPDATE: a family has offered to match our match to a maximum of $600. So together we can potentially turn $300 in book sales into $2400! A couple of years ago I had a rare moment of creative clarity and … Continue reading

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