Meeting my Meat: Reflections on Our First Rooster Butchering

If you eat meat, hopefully you are aware that it is not created in a factory and it does not originate in Styrofoam packages.  It was once a living, breathing, animated life walking this earth.  So if you are willing to eat it, you must be OK with its life ending for that purpose.  But…

Winter Gardening Epiphanies: Plant Beans

Well, it’s been a long time since I wrote a blog post.  This summer my urban farming efforts became more overwhelming than inspirational.  Weeds took over my beds.  In trying to keep up on that, I missed the timing for crop rotations and beds went unused that could have grown something good.  I didn’t water…