Hi Cornelia! Thanks for the welcome - this site is amazing. I've got two little kids and they've inspired me to look differently at the world. So, we're taking steps together to live better! We've got a huge backyard garden - this will be our fourth year with it. We're learning by trial and error and with research - which is how I came across the site to begin with!
Thanks Cornelia. I was a little confused at first and thought I "tweeted" it, but then didn't see it right away, so that's when I created the blog post. I was trying to figure out which was which and how they showed up, so I appreciate you letting me know!
I am LOVING the site! I was actually thinking of creating a blog about my new garden when I realized I can do that all here on this site, and I can network with like-minded folks as well!!
Hi Cornelia! Thanks for the welcome note. Yes, I will start posting some yumtastic raw food (& easy!) recipes that you will not be intimidated by! I'm not totally raw right now but as the weather warms up I tend to jump back into it full force. I am really looking forward to learning and contributing on Homegrown! :) -Janie
Thanks. I do rely on ACGA for a lot of my inquiries. I was just wondering if anyone out there may have info on their local policies. For instance, how does your community/city government approach community gardens?
I think you remember me talking about EM - Effective Micro-organisms. I also mentioned using Bokashi in the compost to ferment it. Here is a web-site... http://www.cityfarmer.org/bokashi.html
There are lots of different sites. Bokashi has EM in it and that is what drives it. I am still reading 2 books - An Earth Saving RevolutionI and II by Teruo Higa.
Hi Cornelia, I wanted to thank you for your welcome at the beginning of Jan. I have become more familiar with the groups and have joined the S.F. group. We are on a Ranch about 75 miles north of S.F. but are still considered the Bay area.
I cant find a group about spinning and weaving with our own home grown wool. Does one exist? We have our own Merino sheep and after we have had them sheared I wash, card, spin and crochet or weave items, like hats, scarves and woven shawls.
also what about a group about animals like chickens and sheep?