Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
first day of autumn
just some of the goings on in the back yard on the first day of autumn...from the top...egyptian walking onions establishing themselves for winter and a volunteer spud that may be in trouble...a wild berry the birds haven't found yet...hard red winter wheat joins the onions in working towards surviving winter...the sweet potato patch has been busy and is about done...a couple of photos of intertwined support roots on the teosinte...no signs of flowers yet however, impatience...more teosinte along with jerusalem artichokes safely contained, a maple tree that was rescued from a bean field, and some yacon...ants working on a split cherry tomato...there are more ripening and i brought a few in tonight...a hot banana pepper..and a bell pepper...there is more...still spuds going on and the ramp seeds are still maturing ( i have harvested 53 so far )...there will be more to do soon enough preparing for winter and the garlic hasn't arrived yet...still that to plant...then we move indoors.
an industrial worker and university student (everyone needs a hobby...my hobbies have evolved and, to keep things straight, i have left my formal student career behind for reasons that are too detailed to delve into here...continuing to be a student of life however and not adverse to learning...stasis is death ) sliding down the back side of middle age...a social loner with collectivist leanings...explain that.