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…May flowers… and bees, peas, and berries

…May flowers… and bees, peas, and berries

0 by / on May 3, 2016, 9:07 pm / in Community, Farming/Gardening, Ponderings

Eden is spending the night tonight and we used the afternoon to plant flowers and bring splashes of color to containers and baskets on the porches. She kept at it longer than I wanted to, but I eventually wooed her away to the hammock for a break. She will take home a pot for her Mama tomorrow, one containing pink […]

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French Cuisine–Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

French Cuisine–Fern Creek Community Cooking Class

0 by / on April 5, 2016, 8:01 pm / in Community, Farm Home Cooking

If you want an intriguing, hands-on cooking class followed by an amazing dinner you help prepare–check this out and let me know if you want to reserve a spot or two. We have six spots available for the Friday, May 6th class (the Monday class is full). Tweet

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Fern Creek Preservation Classes

Fern Creek Preservation Classes

2 by / on July 24, 2015, 7:52 am / in Community, Food Preservation, Preservation Projections

Fern Creek is partnering with Willamette Valley CookSpace to inspire and encourage people to get abundance from the fields and turn it into abundance in the pantry. Classes are aimed at teaching skills, growing confidence, and getting creative in the kitchen. Come join me if you’re so inclined! Tweet

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On Waiting and Listening

On Waiting and Listening

1 by / on May 1, 2015, 10:23 am / in Community, Faith, Ponderings

Outside the window I can see Jon and Jenny prepping a bed. They will be transplanting a tray of lettuce, covering the bed with row cover because squirrels are back to feast on our beautiful lettuce, and adding irrigation lines throughout the Hazelnut Patch. Mark is at the hooding ceremony for his graduating doctoral students, and I’m sitting upstairs where I can longingly see Jon and […]

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2nd Season Fern Creek Cooking Classes Begin!

2nd Season Fern Creek Cooking Classes Begin!

1 by / on October 14, 2014, 9:57 pm / in Celebrations, Community

Terrie and I are ready to resume a second round of what we should call, “Cooking in the Kitchen with Friends”. Now that the CSA season is winding down and the urgency of the summer garden work is becoming less urgent, I’m ready to start meeting new friends and seeing old ones in our kitchen and around our table. Terrie […]

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