every calendar year we are blessed with 2 winters. winter 2013 just won’t let up and the melissa is hanging on, somewhere under there… this has lead to a lot of product renovation and the return of the print equipment! dust off your tables and squeegee!
Edge Habitat Reclamation Project Background As the city of Morin Heights grows this project has been proposed to identify the ‘forgotten spaces’ – those little fields and hilly slopes, tangled shrubs and old trees hiding ancient fence posts and the remains of pioneer foundations. These areas often are home to complex wild habitats that are… Continue reading Edge Habitat
may your winter snows be powderful may your summer rivers be fast flowing may your spring earth be nourishing may your autumn harvest be fruitful happy birthday regan!
Future blends, past and present. I don’t always want to be in the planning stages of life so I’m in the midst of playing pretend. Fake it till you make it! plan ahead, make preparations, practice practice practice and then i’ll get it right. Herbal incense prepared incorrectly but burnt nonetheless. Salvia thuja calluna. Too… Continue reading Blends
currently i am researching the agricultural history of morin-heights and the surrounding laurentian area – both for my own interest and to gain greater insight for Homestead Nomads and our Farmer’s Market. in the internet part of my search, i found a somewhat comprehensive story of farming in the simon river area, and was particularly… Continue reading This Fresh Life
back in september, near the end of the harvest, we gathered as many delicious herbs, beans, and veg to ferment! it may look like a fair batch, but it certainly didn’t last very long! we used barley miso as our base and agreed that a 4-day fermentation period was just the right amount of… Continue reading Fermentation Nation
calendula is an absolute pleasure of a flower. resilient, resinous the longest blooming flower in our garden, it persevered through our november snows seems rather indicative of its healing properties – for irritated, ‘wet’ wounds and scratches.
le marché morin-heights sera ouvert le 8 décembre! de 9h à 15h 148 ch watchorn, morin-heights – l’église ste eugène artisans, boulangers, idées cadeaux – la liste des fournisseurs à suivre bientôt! apportez un (ou plusieurs!) denrées non périssables pour la guignolée du garde-manger des pays-d’en-haut – on va partager l’établissement avec eux ❤ _____… Continue reading Marché de Noël
‘go big or go bigger’
spent the feast day of st john the baptist sending thoughts to salome. the blossoms have run the vodka red. tincture should be ready in 3 weeks, along with the oil. let the experimentation continue! the lack of rain has been taking its toll on the health of our fruit experiments – even the… Continue reading Down the Line