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Polar Vortex

Posted January 7th, 2014

We are experiencing arctic weather here in Vermont along with many other places in the country. The cold blast is referred to as a ‘Polar Vortex’ which is like a portal that carries air from the arctic and releases it in this unsuspecting part of the world! Too cold to…

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A Harvest of Wholeness

Posted September 6th, 2013

It is the time of harvest here in Vermont and our land is overflowing with life giving greens and nourishing food from our organic gardens.  We share the bounty with neighbors, guests and the local food pantry. While harvesting we remember the people of Syria and make conscious this unbridled…

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Freshness of the Forest

Posted November 4th, 2011

We are entering into our Christmas Wreath Making season.  The fragrance of Balsam fills the air and we honor the gift of our Forest Beloved.   Consider purchasing a wreath from us this year!

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The Poetry of Food

Posted October 17th, 2011

Here in Vermont we have a deep and conscious connection with what we call the poetry of food. We are embedded in the rhythms and processes of this place; seasons and soil and nurture ourselves and guests with the life force that comes from the energy and beauty of real…

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