…growing heirloom tomatoes
heirloom cherry tomatoes
heirloom cherry tomato mix box
heirloom tomatoes for seed
…learning about roots
beet, our 3rd season of trials, and finally!
purple vienna knolrabi, atomic red carrot
…making ghee (clarified butter)
…grazing and milking our growing family of cows
Aaie and Baliya on their morning graze… Baaliya’s first walk into the wild
Dharti… she’s really a deer dressed as a cow
…making our own packaging from supari (betel) tree leaves
heirloom tomatoes in-house packaging
heirloom tomato box
…fermenting edibles from the zen garden!
pickins from our zen garden to ferment. herbs, leaves, flowers, spice
choucroute ready to sit
…expanding our heirloom tomato collection
cornu des andes
…sourcing produce from other farmers to encourage their good practices and get them better value for their work
Rice grown by farmer Prakash
Indigenous tomatoes grown by farmer Biju
What’s on the horizon? … Bees! We hope to home the hardworking-pollinating-honey-making-compound-eyed ones soon.
We’re up to our toes, nay, neck in tomato!
Earlier this fall, Sandra transformed our world with her seed collection, sharing over 20 of the 150 tomato species she grows! Needless to say, it’s much of what we’re thinking about these days.
As for the fruit masquerading as a veggie… stay tuned!
Nursery: making tomato babies
Day 7 ish
Day 30ish, in the soil, companions
We take our tomatoes seriously. Bhalu stands on guard