Have you ever had one of those “I’ve gotta Press this” moments? Well, I’m smack dab in the middle of one! I’ve spent the last couple of months doing some truly grassroots reaching out…my front yard has been a non-stop, honesty-based, fresh local produce stand. In the beginning, I was working elsewhere part-time. At that … Continue reading
Okay, maybe we are building our School Garden. And, I must confess, I am using the term “we” loosely here. I will be meeting tomorrow with the person who is ultimately responsible for rebuilding and re-establishing a profitable school greenhouse. Here are the facts: Martinsville High School has hired a new Ag teacher, Mr. Brian … Continue reading
Research: I read somewhere that some people will drive up to 50 miles for fresh local food. In fact, I tried to convince a neighboring effort to drop their grand vision of a downtown location in the urban area in favor of a lower-cost, off the beaten path storefront. Well, people are driving from their … Continue reading
Well, I have shifted to part-time as Process Control Engineer at Rowe Foundry. Apparently, this is a pretty unprecedented option I was given. I have referred to the foundry as being Christian and having Christian values before, but I truly get to experience it first hand now. And the security combined with opportunity for the … Continue reading
It is almost Indiana sweet corn and cantaloupe time! Watermelon from under an hour’s drive are on target for before the 4th of July, too! The organic garden is doing great, and my daughters beans have come up nicely. Local food will be here in my refrigerator pretty soon.
Well, I must say that the whole blog idea is great…for those with the time. I’ve not forgotten to blog; in fact, I have tens of drafts that span March and April. But…. They became obsolete before they were published. I stopped trying for the next couple of months, watching and doing…. I guess I … Continue reading