Author: Vardaman


The Big Push

Eight hundred trees are now planted in various locations around the property. Most of them are on the eastern two acres where the swales are. They are mainly in the swale berms. One hundred...


Underground Market

This cool little video animation shows how trees interact with mycorrhizal fungi in a symbiotic relationship!


Raised Bed Build

With spring fast approaching I decided to put in another raised bed using some scrap materials from around the homestead.


Jim Gerritsen

Anyone who wants a graduate level course on potatoes (and trust me you do) should check out this podcast! Named by the editors of the Utne Reader to the magazine’s 2011 list of 25...



The swales have finally gone in! I enjoy all of the little projects that we do around here but this is what really gets me out of bed every day. It’s been a long...


Bad Omen

The other morning I was making breakfast and when I cracked an egg it had a double yolk. I had never seen a double yolk egg before so I notified Medicine Woman who immediately...