We are a family of five in Columbia, SC. Homesteaders at heart, we have created a small permaculture oasis in our urban yard complete with chickens, fruit trees, perennial vegetables and free range children. We are doing our best to set an example for our kids by doing our right work- the work our hearts call us to do. We measure our wealth in delicious homegrown food, time to spend with our children, family, friends and the love between us.
I am a photographer by trade and love the opportunity to share my images with the readers of our blog. It is one of my greatest joys. I am also a reiki practitioner, screenprinter, writer and potter.
Matt has been foraging since he was a teenager. He loves to tell people that he wooed me with wild ginger. When a friend introduced him to permaculture in 2004, it was the system of design he’d been seeking- a way to begin the reconcile the needs of human beings with the well being of nature. Matt also works whenever he can as a mural artist and artisan. Matt currently manages a permaculture inspired garden that he designed at the University of South Carolina.
Our children are Sadie (13),Phoenix (9) and Morgan ((5). They read, sew, climb trees and scream when they don’t get their way.
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