Banana Planting Mania
Bananas grow all year around, though much slower during the cooler periods, and they were one of our steady local food supplies. We set out to plant more banana circles especially near the house.
Compost & Soil Sprouting Experiment
The idea is to take two samples of soil that one knows to be good as the control and two samples of each of the soils / composts you would like to be testing.
African Keyhole, Expanding Our Kitchen Garden
we built something called an African Keyhole which was to become the new addition to our kitchen garden
Juçara, Climbing for the Grapes of the Jungle
For the next few weeks, with a lot of practice, I spent developing an effective and safe way to climb the palm trees to get juçara / acai
Avocado Season Approaching
The wonderful thing for us about avocados is that they are high in calories and thanks to their short trunks and many branches the effort for us to climb the trees is minimal
A Journal of a Journey Towards Self-Sufficiency
This blog I and maybe others will use as a kind of journal to share our experiences, daily happenings, things …