Garden, by lauren, July 31, 2014, 4 Replies

Talking about where food comes from and seeing where food comes from are two very different things, especially when it comes to young children. I can’t reiterate this point enough, but thought this story was the perfect example. Over the past two years, Oliver has helped me many times in the kitchen. His expertise is guacamole but … Continue reading “Montessori-Inspired”

The Land of Plenty

Food, by lauren, July 7, 2014, 8 Replies

We are up to our ears in cucumbers around here. Not that I’m complaining… pickles, anyone? P.s.- We’re back from our amazing adventure and had a blast! I wish I could share with you the experience and any of the hundred pictures we took… but unfortunately we are sworn to secrecy and cannot risk being … Continue reading “The Land of Plenty”

Garden Harvest

Food, by lauren, June 27, 2014, 7 Replies

These pictures were taken over a week ago, but are so relevant! We are reaping the benefits of all the hard work in planting and tending to this garden, in building back up and  re-fencing, in careful removal of cabbage butterfly larvae from the undersides of huge kale leaves. From encouraging toads to take up … Continue reading “Garden Harvest”