Category Archives: community

A visit from the play fairies…

The sun set yesterday on the riotous howling laughter from the gaggle of kids in my sister’s side yard. They wereView full post »

Ordinary Ecstasy

As with any family, sometimes the days in our house are so long and heavy, I think I will crush with the weight ofView full post »

Rain catchment

Rain catchment Thinking about how we use water  in our landscapes goes along way towards regenerating them. I wanted toView full post »

Some room of our own

There are so many voices in our lives urging us to be faster do more be productive get more degrees get a higher payingView full post »

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC

Wild Plant Walks, Columbia SC Many of you have been curious as to when we would announce the wild plant walk scheduleView full post »

The man who planted trees

It was movie night yesterday, a once a week event at our house since we’re sort of psycho about TV watching.View full post »

Why Permaculture?

Why permaculture? What relevance does it have for our community? How can it benefit us as a whole? What exactly isView full post »

Christmas: To tree or not to tree

emily mccravy photography Since before we had Sadie, our little family has struggled with the tradition of putting up aView full post »

Love and coon tracks

In the late afternoon shadows of our eleventh wedding anniversary Emily shoves our canoe into the Congaree River.View full post »

Radical Homemakers

Last week, I realized my 20th high school reunion is coming up. Bubbly older versions of my classmates will approach meView full post »

I love vermont

I never suspected that Vermont would worm its way into my heart so easily. raspberries fresh produce a tiny handView full post »

sweet homestead dreams

“Ron and I are going to Maine on Wednesday and I was secretly hoping you would clear your calendar and comeView full post »

Urban Homesteading Classes, Columbia SC

Urban Homesteading Classes, Columbia SC! Thank you to our beloved friend and fellow local permaculturist, Mari StuartView full post »

NPR Article: Unschooling

NPR Article: Unschooling My husband happened to be getting out of the car and heard the tail end of a commercial for anView full post »