Category Archives: emily’s posts

Searching for spring

 Spring in the mountains is a slower, more deliberate process. In Columbia SC, it always seemed to me that I went toView full post »

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 »

Cob building workshop north carolina

cob workshop north carolina We have shamefully neglected our precious blog over the past few weeks. The truth is weView 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 »

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 »

Make pine needle tea

How to make Pine Needle Tea: It’s not often that we recognize the perfection of a moment as it unfolds. Yet, asView 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 »

South Carolina Permaculture

This March, with our inspiring colleagues, Nick Tittle and Mari Stuart, Matt and I are changing the landscape of SouthView 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 »